Dr Margarita Burmester and Dr Martin Gray, co-founders of the Bright Futures programme, believe that children’s wellbeing can significantly benefit from regular check-ups, even during stages of good health. This takes place in the form of routine screening to observe all aspects of their health. Learn about this programme, how it can benefit your child and what to expect should you bring them to a well-clinic.
You may ask yourself or notice from looking at your infant that since birth your baby prefers to only look to one side with their head tilted either to the left or to the right. You may have already visited your child’s paediatrician to see what the matter could be. Once the paediatrician has looked over the baby and the head tilt, they would confirm that the baby has Torticollis.
If you are worried your baby needs consultation and treatment but cannot come to the clinic or receive home visits, you would be surprised by how many exercises, stretching or mobilisation can be done for your baby by following the guidance of a physiotherapist online. With meticulous assessment and personalised rehabilitation program you can do at home, physiotherapy sessions can be done via phone or video call with a specialised paediatric physio, including initial consultation and regular follow ups for advice and demonstration.
Depending on small variations, developmental milestones in babies generally happen in the same specific order during the first years of their life. One the most important steps towards the start of baby’s mobility is the act of rolling over. So how does it happen and when do they usually start rolling over?
Whether it goes well or encounters some complications, childbirth is always an overwhelming moment for a baby and their . Many common reasons can lead to what we call and birth traumas, with mental and/or physical injuries appearing during and because of the delivery. Even if they are not necessarily major, they can end up with long-lasting effects if they are not detected nor prevented on time.
It’s that time of the year again. Cold weather is rising and we all suffer from diverse cold, flu, bronchitis or other. But the most touched by chest infections during winter are of course babies who sometimes are too fragile to fight against them. And what if your young one tends to catch repetitive respiratory diseases?
Childbirth can be a tough moment for babies, especially when the use of medical tools and force has to be involved, which can sometimes result in small or big injuries called birth traumas.
The brachial plexus injury remains one of the most common birth traumas, with thousands of newborns affected each year.
But what is a brachial plexus injury exactly and what sort of consequences can result from it?
Despite a growing number of the latest trendy strollers in the streets of London, we have been seeing more and more mothers with baby carriers: from the simple scarf or preformed baby carrier to the mei tai or sling, there is a multitude of choices offered to parents! Yes, but what are the benefits?
This article explains how physiotherapy can help and the different techniques used. Read more