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Cranial Osteopathy in Wimbledon - A Gentle & Safe Treatment for Babies & Adults

Welcome to our clinic in Wimbledon, London, where our team of qualified osteopaths specialises in the gentle practice of cranial osteopathy. With a focus on restoring harmony to your body's natural rhythms, cranial osteopathy offers a holistic approach to healing.

Cranial osteopathy is a gentle and subtle treatment within osteopathy that focuses on restoring balance to the body's natural biorhythms. It addresses imbalances in the cranial rhythm, offering a non-invasive approach to healing for individuals of all ages. Whether you're seeking treatment for yourself or your baby, cranial osteopathy can provide relief for a variety of conditions. From soothing colic and reflux in infants to alleviating migraines, jaw tension and vertigo in adults, it offers a holistic approach to healthcare.


Book an appointment today and experience the benefits of this gentle and effective treatment.

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Cranial Osteoapthy in Wimbledon - A Safe & Gentle Form of Osteopathy

What is Cranial Osteopathy? Cranial osteopathy is a gentle and subtle form of osteopathic treatment that seeks to encourage the release of stresses and tensions throughout the body. Unlike structural osteopathy, which involves more physical manipulation, cranial osteopathy focuses on the quality of the body tissues and the cranial rhythm. The cranial rhythm refers to the subtle rhythmic shape change throughout the body and can be felt through gentle touch. Cranial osteopathy aims to restore balance and promote overall well-being by working from the inside out.

 

Benefits for Babies and Children: Cranial osteopathy has proven beneficial for babies and young children. This specialised treatment focuses on the bones of the head, face, neck, brain, and spinal cord. It aims to stimulate the body's natural healing abilities and can help address various conditions, including colic, reflux, sleep disturbances, issues with breastfeeding and developmental delays. 

 

Using gentle techniques, cranial osteopathy offers a non-invasive and pain-free approach to promote relaxation and alleviate discomfort in infants and children.

 

Treating Reflux in Babies: Reflux can be a challenging condition for babies and their parents. Cranial osteopathy can play a role in addressing reflux by considering the infant's pregnancy and birth history. Prolonged births or deliveries involving forceps or ventouse can create physical strains, including a restricted neck. These strains can lead to tension in the diaphragm and oesophagus, contributing to reflux.

 

Addressing Prolonged Births and Other Factors: Prolonged births can also result in strains through the diaphragm and lead to misshapen heads. These strains can affect feeding, causing difficulties with latching and resulting in wind and poor digestion. In addition, births involving forceps or ventouse and unusual presentations such as breech or face can create one-sided neck rotations, contributing to feeding challenges and tongue tie.

 

Relief for migraines and vertigo: Cranial osteopathy can be used as a complementary therapy for migraines, vertigo, and tinnitus in individuals of any age. Working with the body's natural healing mechanisms and addressing imbalances, cranial osteopathy may help reduce symptoms.

 

While cranial osteopathy is particularly beneficial for babies and children, its healing potential extends to individuals of all ages. The gentle treatment approach can be applied to various musculoskeletal, systemic, psychological, and stress-related complaints. Whether for post-partum mothers, athletes recovering from injuries, or individuals experiencing work-related ailments, cranial osteopathy offers a complementary approach to support overall well-being.

 

A consultation with our qualified cranial osteopaths in Wimbledon can help determine the suitability of cranial osteopathy for specific conditions. Contact us today.

Cranial Osteopathy for Babies

Focusing on the cranial, gentle head and body massage techniques are used to ease any trauma caused during difficult or long births. Baby cranial osteopathy is a very gentle and safe form of treatment that works to restore balance and improve a baby's overall health.

Promotes Relaxation and Stress Relief

Cranial osteopathy helps promote relaxation by releasing tension and stress held in the body. For adults, it can provide relief from conditions such as migraines, tension headaches, and general stress-related symptoms. In babies, cranial osteopathy can help soothe and calm unsettled infants.

Enhances Overall Wellbeing

Cranial osteopathy can support overall wellness in both adults and babies by restoring balance and improving the body's natural healing abilities. It can help boost the immune system, improve sleep patterns, enhance cognitive function, and promote a sense of calm and relaxation.

Improve Sleep Quality

Treatments can also help you to relax, improve your sleep quality, and reduce tension and general irritability. By gently observing and manipulating the cranial bones, muscles, and organs of the head and neck, our osteopaths can work to restore balance to the body naturally.

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