Children

Holistic Health for Children

As a parent, you take your children’s health seriously. And so do we.

Whether your child has chronic health problems or you simply want to ensure they receive the best possible start in life, it’s important to look at their health holistically.

At Holistic Bodyworks, we prescribe holistic health treatments, education and advice that improve all aspects of a child’s health:

  • Physical health
  • Mental wellbeing
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Lifestyle

Using a range of treatments, our friendly team ensure that your children develop in an optimal manner and enter adulthood in the best possible health.

Our experienced team believe that good health starts at home. In addition to assisting in optimal development, we also help educate parents, giving them the knowledge needed to raise healthy, happy kids.

Pediatric Osteopath

As kids learn and grow, they can often push their bodies to the limit before realising they’ve caused stress or strain.

During child and infant assessments, our passionate team help you develop a tailored health plan.

With a genuine passion for your child’s health, we will take a detailed history, closely observe your child for any issues, and conduct a thorough assessment including:

  • Reflexes
  • Movement
  • Strength testing
  • Flexibility

Paediatric Osteopathy identifies and repairs misalignments or conditions kids experience, as well as physical developmental delays. We then prescribe a mix of child-friendly treatments such as gentle physical techniques, at-home exercises, postural and lifestyle advice to assist with problems such as:

  • C-shaped spine (scoliosis)
  • Poor posture
  • Headaches
  • Neck, shoulder, and back pain
  • Sporting injuries
  • Muscle strains, sprains, or tears
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Faster recovery from injury

Osteopathy and remedial massage can be excellent complements to conventional medicine, helping your children cope with their conditions and facilitate a faster recovery from injury.

Additionally, holistic health treatments help develop and bolster the body’s natural defences, strengthening your child’s innate power to self-heal.

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Keep good posture

Today’s kids spend substantial amounts of time seated or looking down at screens, which can negatively affect posture and musculoskeletal alignment.

Holistic Bodyworks acknowledges the importance of posture in physical health. When treating children, particular focus is given to posture and correcting related issues before they turn into life-long problems.

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Prepare your child for life

Today’s world is considerably more challenging and competitive. In addition to physical techniques, our treatments increase mindfulness and provide your children with the tools to properly handle stress.

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Symptoms of childhood and adolescence

As children enter puberty, their bodies start changing. Pre-teens and teens may experience muscle, joint, and hip pain, while young girls experiencing menstruation for the first time may suffer from menstrual related back pain.

Holistic Bodyworks helps support children through these physical changes, and provides the tools needed to cope with the hormonal and emotional changes associated with puberty.

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Holistic Health Treatments for Nervous Children

The Holistic Bodyworks team understands that for many kids, attending their first session for Osteopathy, Remedial Massage or Clinical Pilates is a very stressful event.

When you arrive at our clinic, you and your child be welcomed by a friendly team who all work together to prioritise your health, fitness, and wellbeing.

Our staff work hard to set nervous young minds at ease, applying a gentle approach and plenty of encouragement to help children overcome their anxieties.

Sessions are conducted with both parents and children, meaning parents can be there to provide comfort throughout treatment. All appointments take place in our bright and airy space, helping children feel comfortable from the moment they arrive.