Here's The Low Down On Cranial Osteopathy (And How You Can Treat Your Baby)

Cranial Osteopathy can help re-shape a child's mishappen head due to trauma!


Cranial Osteopathy is a treatment that is designed for babies who have had suffered from some sort of head trauma during delivery. There are many babies who are born with oddly shaped head due to different circumstances surrounding their births. An oddly shaped head can cause discomfort for the baby. They might suffer from pain that causes them to possibly be more sensitive and cry more often than other children.

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Cranial Osteopathy can help treat the odd-shaped headed babies so that they don't deal with discomfort and pain due to their head shape. Some children who are not treated may even suffer from long term effects associated with their head shape. There are certain types of treatments used for helping babies with their head abnormalities is cranial osteopathy which gently encourages the release of stresses throughout the body. There are small fluctuations of movement within the body called involuntary motion, by placing their hands on a child’s body a cranial osteopath can feel a gentle expansion and contraction of all the tissues. Cranial Osteopathy is all about gentleness and calmness to help the head return to a more safe shape.

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When babies are born their bones and their tissues are still very malleable. Many doctors will quickly form the head right when the baby is born if it's misshaped. However, with some children, you don't notice until they are a little bit older. With this treatment, it can help babies reshape their misformed heads. A professional and skilled osteopath can help with the contribution of the children's systems developing correctly and to work effectively.

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If trauma to the head goes untreated it can cause babies to have long term effects. This can cause to the depletion of the immune system, leaving the child more open to infections, because retained molding can affect the movements of the bones around the face reducing drainage of the ear canal and sinuses. If this occurs then the child might have recurrent ear infections, impaired hearing due to glue ear and mouth breathing. Parents should seek treatment right away if they believe that their child is suffering and needs an osteopath.

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