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Why does my child tip-toe?

I often see children in clinic who struggle to walk with the feet flat and find it easier to walk on their tip toes without any contact with the floor with their heels. This is very common and will usually resolve once a child starts walking…

Paediatric Osteopathy; Honing My Skills

On 10th February I attended a paediatric course titled the miserable Baby at the London School of Osteopathy by Miranda Clayton. As the title of this course suggests we discussed subjects around the topic of why a new born baby may be unhappy…

What is Cranial Osteopathy?

In this blog, our Osteopaths Samantha Owen and Lee Thompson have a chat about the most common queries patients have about Cranial Osteopathy.   Lee: Although often written as a separate treatment option, cranial osteopathy doesn’t…

The Postpartum Body Blog

There are few things in life that alter a human body quite like having children. While that’s something to of course be celebrated, many women feel that even after their babies have been born, their bodies still aren’t quite their own……

Ready for Birth?

Having a baby is certainly more akin to a marathon than a sprint. From conception to the time your baby reaches 3 months old, it’s one of the biggest events a female body can undertake. Checking in with your Osteopath through your pregnancy…

An Osteo's Guide to Breastfeeding

How often should I feed my baby? Everyone is different, and everyone especially babies feel hungry at different times of the day, but typically babies want to be fed every 2 – 3 hours. Babies are small, and you don’t want to over feed…

The Tongue Tied Baby

What is Tongue Tie? Tongue Tie also known as Ankloglossia affects 4-11% of babies although I have found it is becoming more common.  It is usually identified when you have your new born checks after birth, however it can be easily missed…