Treated Conditions

Caring for your children and teens: Pre Adolescent (5-17 year old)

 osteopathy for children

Osteopaths Caring for your children and teens: Pre-adolescent Care (5-17 years)

Osteopathic treatment for this age group is usually around issues and symptoms such as:

Postural abnormalities eg. Scoliosis.  Osteopathic treatment may help alleviate symptoms, aid in diagnosis and guide on appropriate referral where needed.
Gait abnormalities eg. Pigeon toe walk.  Osteopaths may help in diagnosing the cause of such issues and appropriate referral
Knee pain (Osgood Schlatters, tracking problems)
Pain associated with growth
Back pain
Headaches
Musculoskeletal pain from post-fracture/sprain from injuries

 

Osteopathic treatment does not aim at fixing or resolving structural changes however it may help in allieviating some of the symptoms experienced by patients.

The osteopaths we recommend for this age group include: Dr Katelyn FurphyDr Heather Colwell, Dr Ethan Gogoll , Dr Lachlan Goodwin, Dr Amy Ly, Dr Amelia Caunt, Dr Paula Henderson, Dr Dianne Milas

 

Naturopathy Caring for your children and teens: Pre-adolescent Care (5-17 years)

Naturopathy can help with symptoms including: Erin Hunter
Eczema
Behavioural disorders
Anxiety
Depression
Food Allergies
Colds, Flu’s
Gastroenteritis
Ear infections
Obesity
Fussy eating habits
Stomach pains, bloating and discomfort
Diarrhoea
Constipation
Vomiting
Tired
Headaches
Feeling unwell
Fevers
Dry, flaky skin
Infections
Sore ears
Mouth ulcers
Disinterested in hobbies or school

Behavioural issues:
       Unhappy
       Angry
       Over eating