Bad Posture & back pain treatment in children and teenagers – Paediatric physiotherapy rehabilitation for bad posture conditions in London at home or at the practices in Belgravia Westminster SW1, Clapham SW4 near Battersea or Moorgate EC2 with our physiotherapists specialised in posture correction and back pain for children
Why is bad posture important to be corrected in teenagers before they finish growing by a specialized physiotherapist in London
Teenagers are in a very important age where their body is constantly growing and goes through many changes, including external changes such as bone and muscle growth, which will define there body posture in the future. Understanding posture problems in teens is as necessary as preventing or treating them, as it’ll ensure a healthy body and back structure once they reach the adult age.
Our paediatric physiotherapists in London are specialised in children and teenagers with back issues, back pain and bad posture
At Baby Physio London, our physiotherapists are specialised in posture problems in babies and children. They have years of experience and an extensive training in MSK, back, scolisosis and posture correction. They will be able to assess your child in order to determine the severity of their posture problem and to tailor a rehabilitation program specific to their needs.
Please note: Paediatric physiotherapy can only be booked online for our Belgravia and Clapham practices. Paediatric osteopathy can be booked in all our practices.
If you are an AXA or BUPA patient, you cannot book online. Please call our office with your authorisation number.
Physiotherapy treatments and rehabilitation for teenagers and bad posture in London at home or at our practices in Belgravia SW1 (Westminster), Clapham SW4 and Moorgate EC2.
For a more comfortable and more suitable session, we offer paediatric physiotherapy treatments for posture problems in teenagers and children at your place in London. These home visit sessions can be arranged after school. However, if you do prefer coming to one of our practices, we also offer treatment and rehabilitation at the Light Centre Belgravia SW1 in Westminster near Victoria Station, at Make Me Feel in Clapham SW4 between Clapham South and Clapham Common Stations, and at the Light Centre Moorgate EC2 near Liverpool Street Station.
We are covered by most health insurances and are Bupa recognised and AXA PPP recognised.
For treatment and rehabilitation appointments for bad posture in teens, in London at home or at the clinic: 0207 125 0262 / 0782 455 3765
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More information about bad posture in teens and back pain in children, physiotherapy treatments & rehabilitation
What causes posture problems in teenagers?
There are different and various reasons that cause bad posture in teenagers. These causes are most of the time physical, such as:
- Growing up
- Flat feet
- Physical changes due to puberty
- Holding heavy weight daily (e.g. school bags)
- Sitting position all day long at school
- Use of technology like smartphones or video games
- Lack of physical activity
But they can also sometimes be due to psychological issues like tiredness or lack of confidence, leading teens to roll their shoulder in and arch their neck forward with their head down.
What can physiotherapy in London do to treat posture problems?
The aim of physiotherapy is to improve your child’s posture in order to avoid or correct any deformation this may have resulted in, such as scoliosis & back pain for example. On a longer-term basis, physiotherapy will also help prevent from future back issues.
How can physiotherapy treat poor posture in teenagers and back pain?
Different treatments can help with bad posture:
- Exercices to tone the muscles
- Proprioception exercises, defined by the perception and awareness of the position and movement of the body
What are the symptoms and consequences of bad posture in teenagers?
Poor posture can lead to poor muscle tone and excess weight, which may cause slouching and musculoskeletal aches, which often takes the appearance of:
- Rounded shoulders, also known as postural kyphosis
- Bent knees
- Head leaning forward or backward
- Back pain and body aches