The strain of birth but also the baby’s position during pregnancy can contribute to tension and blockages in the baby’s body. Although possibly minute or even invisible to the parents, they can trigger traumas or even worsen or become chronic over time. Following the birth, a preventive visit to an osteopath can go a long […]
According to the College of Family Physicians of Canada, more than 75% of children will have at least one ear infection before the age of three, and close to half will have at least three. Osteopaths cannot cure ear infections. However, they can promote and accelerate the healing process and break the vicious cycle of […]
Following delivery, some women experience pain during sex due to the effects of a difficult delivery, a laceration of the perineum, an episiotomy or a C-section. Osteopathic care can help women with these symptoms.
Stress urinary incontinence is characterized in particular by involuntary leakage of urine when coughing, jumping, changing position, sneezing, laughing and engaging in physical activity. Osteopathic treatment can relieve symptoms and help women with this condition regain adequate bladder control and improve the muscle tone of their pelvic floor.
Regurgitation, gastric reflux, difficulty sucking—these feeding problems common to newborns are often related to excessive compression on the digestive system. An osteopath can relieve the newborn’s symptoms and calm the parents’ nerves by detecting and eliminating the cause.
Osteopathy is an approach that can significantly help newborns and young children. Problems such as a weak suck, irritability, colic, regurgitation, ear infections, breathing problems and asymmetries in the neck and the shape of the head can be improved with osteopathic treatment.