Paediatric Osteopathy

Osteopathy for Mums & Babies £100.00
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Paediatric Osteopaths Putney

Osteopathy is a holistic and intuitive manual therapy that can help newborns and mothers.

For Babies

Following birth, an osteopathic check up for the baby can help identify any dysfunction resulting from this traumatic transition from life inside to the outside world. All babies need time to make the necessary adjustments to their physiological systems: breathing, digestion and musculoskeletal. If not addressed, these functional tensions could lead to common problems, such as:

  • Difficulty feeding
  • Colic
  • Reflux
  • Disturbed sleeping pattern
  • Difficulty passing wind
  • Plagiocephaly (flattening of the head)
  • Congenital torticolis

Furthermore, as the child grows and starts crawling and walking, Osteopathy can assist with balanced alignment as the body’s structure changes and address musculoskeletal stresses that could restrict the motor development.

For Mums

It is essential for new mums, who have just endured much emotional and physical effort over several months, to take time to refocus on their own body. During pregnancy and throughout the period of breastfeeding, ligaments in the body are loose and muscles have to work extra hard to maintain the posture and pelvis position. This lack of stability associated with the duration over which these changes happen can lead to:

  • Neck and back pain
  • Postural change
  • Poor abdominal control
  • Pelvic floor problems (incontinence, pain)
  • Joint swelling (wrist, ankle, carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Strain from breastfeeding (blocked ducts, mastitis)
  • Scar tissue related pain (C-section scar)

Osteopathy can help alleviate anyone suffering with any of the issues mentioned above. Mothers often wait 3 – 4 months and endure pain and sleepless nights before consulting with an osteopath.

Make An Appointment With Our Paediatric Osteopaths Today

Emma Purslow
Emma Purslow
11:25 05 Dec 17
This place has completely saved me! A classical musician, I was forced to pull out of a concert midway through due to unexplained loss of feeling in my arm. I managed to get through to the wonderful receptionist at 9 30pm on a Friday night, who set me up with an appointment at 1pm the next day. I am now having regular appointments with Keval, who not only diagnosed me at the first appointment, has me back playing and performing again but also calmed me down with his professionalism and reassurance. Would recommend without reserve!
Frankie Griggs
Frankie Griggs
14:00 22 Nov 17
I first visited Physio4Life in August after hurting my lower back. I rang in the morning and managed to get an appointment the same day. I saw Hugo who has helped so much! When I first went it hurt to walk and I could not bend my back at all without pain. I have seen Hugo 8 times now and my lower pain is so much better - I no longer have any pain. I have also just started Pilates with Stasia to strengthen my back which I have found really good. I would definitely recommend Physio4Life is anyone.
James Heaney
James Heaney
15:03 15 Nov 17
Cannot recommend this place highly enough. Did my back in due to bad posture at work, culminating in losing full mobility. Phoned on a Saturday and got an appointment early Monday morning. Was seen by Hugo and his level of service was outstanding. Very professional whilst being very friendly. Over 4 sessions gave me effective treatment with follow up exercises that have got me back to fighting form!
Sarah Wilson
Sarah Wilson
18:34 04 Nov 17
December 2016 I had a terrible fall and severely hurt my ankle, after xrays, boot and crutches for an extended period of time I did make a good recovery, however I re injured it shortly after, not by doing much I hasten too add. I found myself in incredible pain and back on crutches and completely out of action! James helped me with my ankle by doing tapping , physio and prescribing me with some exercises with a resistance bands. I also had a bunch of others to do. Very rapidly I was pain free then after a few more sessions the tapping was removed and my ankle was mostly functional, just rather stiff. Now I am a good ankle shape, I dont even think about it, the stiffness went and I am completely pain free!! I still do my exercises as I accept it is an injury I will have to manage. James is an extremely knowledgeable and gifted physio who specialises in knees, toes and ankles!!! Thank-you so much James! I am booking an overland trip to Africa now.
Makis Voultepsis
Makis Voultepsis
12:58 12 Oct 17
A friend recommended me Physio4Life for sever back pain that I started having in the end of July. I was treated by Victoria who diagnosed my condition as cauda equina syndrome and urged me to immediately go to A&E. Thanks to her timely diagnosis and the amazing treatment at the hospital I am still able to walk, as this condition can quickly leave someone paralyzed if it's not surgically treated. Victoria has been treating me for my post-surgery recovery even since and has helped me to steadily get stronger over time. Both her and Hugo who also treated me for a short period are extremely knowledgeable and caring, and will patiently explain all the rehabilitation exercises. Would definitely recommend going there!
Neil Arora
Neil Arora
20:01 25 Sep 17
Highly recommend both Victoria pitcher and Chris Hughes. Both are kind, understanding and knowledgeable physios who make you feel at ease and get to the bottom of the issue and seek to treat the cause. Future patients you are in good hands!!
Olivia Thorneycroft
Olivia Thorneycroft
13:11 17 Sep 17
I would highly recommend Physio 4 Life. I needed physio for tendonitis in my foot and Hugo has been great. His impressive knowledge, treatment and range of home strengthening exercises have helped my foot enormously and gave me back the confidence I had lost when I was injured. Thank you!
David Redmond
David Redmond
12:25 04 Sep 17
Hugo really helped me with my back. He fixed my initial problem and identified other areas for improvement and gave me the exercises that would help me. My back is now better (and still improving) than it was before my injury. I won't hesitate to go back with any other problem. Thanks.
Sofi Newsham
Sofi Newsham
07:02 08 Aug 17
I cannot speak highly enough of James. He's working so hard on fixing my running injury and getting me back to where I want to be. He's such a lovely, funny person who absolutely puts you at ease. The receptionists are also great, they remember who you are when you arrive and work efficiently. I would absolutely recommend anyone dealing with sports injury or looking for a recovery training plan go here.
Alexandra Phillips
Alexandra Phillips
10:54 06 Aug 17
I cannot recommend Physio4Life and Hugo highly enough! After several months of treatment following knee surgery, Hugo's attitude and confidence in my recovery made any slow progress that much easier to deal with. It was always a pleasure to be greeted by such a friendly reception team as well and, to be honest, I'm a little sad I'm back to full health and don't get to catch up with the great team there anymore!!
Simon Clothier
Simon Clothier
07:30 28 Jul 17
Twice weekly seshs here since March on an arduous recovery from challenging shoulder surgery. James is a fab and understanding physio, reception team (who always seem very happy & engaged) are superbly organised & highly efficient, quite the best I've experienced in the world of surgeries. Totally recommended.
Henry Bolton
Henry Bolton
15:57 12 Jul 17
James rehabilitated my ankle following a complex arthroscopy. His knowledge is really impressive, always knowing or quickly discovering the cause of pains and always ready with solutions. He was recommended by the surgeon and it is easy to see why. Now back long-distance running.
IzZyLiSciOuS
IzZyLiSciOuS
10:33 10 Jul 17
I cannot recommend this place enough! I had to be referred twice (back pain and then a very painful knee injury). Hugo took such good care of me and is such a cracking character that he made everything feel so easy and I was always confident in his approach and his treatment and recovery plan. Above all it was very effective! I have honestly never felt better in my life! Also the staff at reception is the nicest - they even remember people's names! Oh and there's free tea and coffee in reception 🙂 so now I'm pain free and it's all thanks to Hugo! Thank you!
Andreas Pichlkostner
Andreas Pichlkostner
15:49 27 Jun 17
Had a great experience with the Physio 4 Life team over the past year. Everyone was always friendly and helpful. A special thank you to Hugo, he did everything he could possibly do to resolve my plantar fasciitis problem. I'd highly recommend them!
Jaime Irurzun
Jaime Irurzun
10:51 21 Jun 17
I've had a great experience with Physio4Life. Their physiotherapist Hugo Chinchilla has solved my lower back pain within 5 sessions. An excellent and very friendly professional I'd definitely recommend to anyone.
Mikaela Austin (Alumni)
Mikaela Austin (Alumni)
10:02 12 May 17
James has been instrumental in making sure I return to play as soon as possible, being a professional netball athlete my feet are hugely important. James was able to diagnose various issues with my feet, and clearly explain how these could be modified with the orthotics he would mould for me. He went above and beyond to provide the best service possible and I am eternally grateful.
Karen Archer
Karen Archer
10:21 03 Mar 17
I use physio4life on two counts - James is a brilliant physiotherapist, knowledgeable, skilful (and humorous); and Dan runs an older persons' circuit training exercise class - great fun, and as accessible or challenging as you want to make it
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