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Kids Osteo in Taringa, QLD

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Welcome to Kids Osteopathy in Taringa, QLD

Osteopathy for babies, kids, children, and teenagers is a specialized branch of osteopathic medicine that focuses on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal and related health issues in pediatric patients. Osteopathic care for babies, kids, children, and teenagers adopts a gentle, hands-on, and non-invasive approach. It seeks to identify and address musculoskeletal concerns, enhance overall health, and alleviate discomfort through manual techniques.

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Assessment Methods:

Medical or Health History: Gathering a comprehensive medical history is essential to understand the patient’s health background, developmental milestones, and specific concerns.

Physical Examination: Osteopaths conduct comprehensive physical assessments, including observing posture, mobility, and musculoskeletal alignment.

Functional Evaluation: Osteopaths assess the functional status of various body systems, including the musculoskeletal, circulatory, and nervous systems.

Osteopathic Treatment Methods:
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT): Hands-on manipulation of joints, muscles, and soft tissues to restore proper function and alleviate discomfort.
  • Cranial Osteopathy: A specialized form of osteopathy that focuses on the cranial bones and cerebrospinal fluid. It plays a significant role in addressing issues related to the head, neck, and central nervous system. It can help alleviate discomfort and enhance overall well-being in pediatric patients, particularly for conditions involving cranial or neurological factors.
  • Visceral Osteopathy: Visceral osteopathy focuses on internal organs and their relationship with the musculoskeletal system. Gentle manipulation of internal organs to improve organ function and address issues related to the visceral system like organ function, digestion, and other visceral concerns in children.
  • Structural Osteopathy: Structural osteopathy is essential for realigning and balancing the musculoskeletal system. It helps address issues related to posture, musculoskeletal discomfort, and physical development in pediatric patients.

Importance of Ongoing Treatments:
  • Developmental Support: Ongoing treatments provide guidance and support as children grow and experience changes in their bodies. This ensures that their musculoskeletal health is optimized throughout various developmental stages.
  • Preventive Care: Regular visits can help identify and address issues early, preventing them from becoming chronic or severe. This proactive approach can enhance the child’s quality of life.
  • Wellness Maintenance: Osteopathy promotes overall health and well-being. Ongoing treatments help children stay healthy, comfortable, and active.
  • Adaptive Support: As children’s bodies change and adapt, ongoing treatments can be tailored to their evolving needs, providing them with the best possible musculoskeletal care.
  • Long-Term Condition Management: For chronic conditions, ongoing treatments can help manage symptoms, minimize discomfort, and optimize the child’s long-term health and mobility.

Important Note:- Regular communication between parents, caregivers, and the osteopath is essential to ensure that treatments are effective and aligned with the child’s overall well-being. Osteopathy is a valuable addition to pediatric healthcare, offering natural and non-invasive solutions to a range of health concerns in children and teenagers.

Common conditions Osteopaths see in the clinic:

Birth Trauma

Causes of Birth Trauma
  • Forceps or Vacuum Extraction: Pressure during assisted delivery.
  • Prolonged Labor: Extended labor stress.
  • Cesarean Section: Surgical birth.
  • Breech Birth: Unusual birth positions.
  • Shoulder Dystocia: Shoulder gets stuck during birth.
Anatomical Changes
  • Head and Cranial Molding: Head shape changes.
  • Neck and Spinal Misalignments: Neck or spine issues.
  • Musculoskeletal Strain: Muscle or ligament tension.
Possible Symptoms
  • Difficulty Breastfeeding.
  • Irritability or Fussiness.
  • Sleep Disturbances.
  • Feeding Issues.
  • Colic or Digestive Issues.
  • Developmental Delays.
Future Issues
  • Chronic Pain.
  • Developmental Delays.
  • Behavioral Problems.
Osteopathic Assessments
  • Physical Examination: Comprehensive evaluation.
  • Palpation: Hands-on assessment of tension or discomfort.
  • Observation: Monitoring movements, posture, and pain signs.
  • Neurological Assessment: Reflexes and nervous system evaluation.
Osteopathic Treatment
  • Gentle Manual Techniques: Release tension and strain.
  • Cranial Osteopathy: Address head and cranial issues.
  • Visceral Osteopathy: Handle organ-related discomfort.
  • Soft Tissue Work: Muscle tension release.
  • Patient Education: Guidance on exercises and care.
  • Follow-up Care: Ongoing assessments and treatments.
Goal of Osteopathic TreatmentTo alleviate discomfort, improve alignment, and support natural healing in infants with birth-related trauma, ongoing support for healthy development.

Babies and Children
SubjectDisorderCausesSymptomsConventional TreatmentOsteopathic Approach
Allergic ConditionsAllergies (e.g., Allergic Rhinitis)Allergic reactions to allergensSneezing, congestion, itchy eyesAntihistamines, allergen avoidanceImmune system support, relaxation techniques

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Lynne Cutler
I was so pleased to find Dr Avi open on a Saturday as I was in a lot of pain in my lower back. No one else was open on Saturday. My pain was acute and has eased within one week to over 75% less. I’m nearly pain free.hooray. I am very impressed with this gentle man’s knowledge, wisdom and manipulation. Thank you so much for my healing. .
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Jane Goodwin
Dr Avi has been treating me for ages, I wouldn't hesitate to refer him to anyone. He's very welcoming and knowledgeable, the times I have had to bring my kids with me, he's made that easy too. I tried a bunch of other physios and massage before finding Avi and it's been way better than anything else.
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I have been to Prime Health Hub for my chronic headaches. My experience with them was very good. I have been given enough time to understand my health history. They have done a thorough assessment using different diagnostic equipment. They explained my condition to me and also every step of the assessment and treatment. I have been given Mobile app support for home exercises, yoga and meditation techniques, so I can do it correctly. Whenever I called I always received support from the Clinic. Clinic ambience is very calming and welcoming. I highly recommend them.
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Noel Kapernick
My experience at Prime Health Hub was firstly, one of being carefully listened to as I described the condition that had taken me there. Secondly, there followed the most rigorous diagnostic examination I have ever experienced, I think. What made this particularly useful to me was the way in which everything was explained as it was being done: I'm doing this to assess ... This shows that ... And so on until a diagnosis had been made and again, explained clearly with visuals at times, so that I fully understood the explanation. From then on, the level of professional care I have received has been exceptional, again marked by careful, attentive listening, ongoing assessment and clear explanations. For me, knowing the what and the why of the treatment I am receiving is just as important as the treatment itself, and that, as I said, has been excellent. Noel.
Pradeep Salantry
Pradeep Salantry
I highly recommend Prime Health Hub for effective pain management. They offer unparalleled relief and healing for knee pain sufferers. My wife a 62-year-old facing the possibility of surgery. The osteopaths scientific acumen and personalized approach not only alleviated her knee pain but also empowered her with long-term wellness strategies. Dr. Avi's personalized approach to her healing journey has been nothing short of transformative. With tailored exercise routines and yoga poses accessible via a mobile application, we felt supported every step of the way. Their dedication to tracking my progress and maintaining constant communication ensured that I never felt alone during her recovery.
Asha Salantry
Asha Salantry
Dr Archana is the best Osteopath that you will find. Her treatments are gentle and immensely effective. Initially, I saw her for my one-year-old niece. She was not able to sleep throughout the night. Her communication and treatment style during the appointment were excellent; she made my sister and baby comfortable. Baby's quality of sleep has improved a lot. I have been working in IT for a long time and have always suffered from neck pain and other issues. After my first appointment, she called me to ensure I was doing okay. She is a genuine caring practitioner who cares about her patient's health. I want to thank you for the work you did with my niece and me. I highly recommend Prime Health Hub.
The best osteopathic services I've experienced! Both doctors are very welcoming and have a lot of knowledge. Feel alot better after a session:)
I love going to see Doctor Archana. She is super nice and really helped my back and neck feel better. And guess what? She has tons of toys to play with and books. It is like going to a friend's house. I Always get special gift after the treatment. The best place to go
Carl Janz
Carl Janz
I've been coming to Prime Health Hub for several months and couldn't be happier. I started coming for an injury I had years ago which had still been causing me issues and quickly saw great improvement and have a lot less pain in my day to day life. Can't recommend more highly.
sukhy soin
sukhy soin
DR Sir, are a MAGICIAN !! I am eternally gratefulto you for the treatment I have had from you, on numerous have sorted out my hips, back and shoulder. THANK YOU !
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