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At ONE HEALTH, we recognises the particular stresses on the body undergone by children as they grow from babies to teenagers.


We treat babies, children and teenagers for a range of conditions. Effective early treatment may prevent other problems from occurring.


Osteopathy and other therapies we provide commonly treat children with musculoskeletal & developmental problems. Trauma during pregnancy and birth, childhood accidents and falls, or simply the rapid changes of the body’s growth can create or contribute to problems associated with bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Other issues faced by children include posture problems, inflammatory conditions and sporting injuries.


At ONE HEALTH, we will work with you and your child to plan the best way forward. We will:

  • Examine and diagnose before treatment commences

  • Prepare a comprehensive case history of your child

  • We will complete a physical examination to determine which type of treatment is suitable.

  • If a referral to other health care practitioners is needed, we will arrange this.

  • We will also offer advice on nutrition, general health, posture and exercise.


Osteopathic care and our other therapies may be effective without the use of drugs or surgery. It can assist the young body to adapt to growth-related changes, thus helping towards your child growing into a healthy child, and ultimately, a healthy young adult.


Conditions that our Osteopaths treat in children and teenagers include:

  • back pain and headaches

  • growing pains in muscles, bones and joints

  • postural problems including curvature of the spine

  • walking difficulties or foot pain

  • sporting injuries​


Article courtesy of & modified from Osteopathy Australia's website

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