Constipation in Children

  Constipation in children can be a very common and unpleasant condition. It can be quite distressing for families to deal with. There are many causes of constipation in children, and treatment can vary greatly depending on the cause. There are multiple avenues of treatment for this condition, and even if one treatment approach has […]

At home strategies to reduce bedwetting

Bedwetting, also referred to as enuresis, is when a child involuntarily empties their bladder whilst sleeping. It is only considered to be a concern once children are over the age of 5, however if children are slower to develop milestones, they may also be delayed in achieving continence. In Australia, around 1 in 5 children […]

Paediatric Telehealth

We are excited to be announcing the launch of our telehealth platform for paediatric assessment and treatment. Telehealth involves the use of technology for communication between practitioners and patients to host an online consultation. It has been shown to be as effective as face to face consults. Therapy options through telehealth include advice, education and […]

Developmental Coordination Disorder

Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) is condition that primarily affects children from the ages of 4-11. It is estimated to affect 5-6% of children in this age bracket. Children with DCD are often described as being ‘clumsy,’ and display awkward movement patterns. These children will often bump into furniture, have poor writing accuracy and difficulty concentrating. […]

Babies don’t like tummy time…

Often new parents are misled to believe that their child is the only child within a friendship circle or mothers’ group whose baby cries when is placed on their tummy, which is often not the case at all. Babies simply just don’t like this position – it requires them to have to hold their own […]

Severs Lesion- Heel Pain In Young Athletes

A Sever’s Lesion causes heel pain to arise in younger athletes as they progress into puberty (around 10-14 year olds). Initially thought to be an inflammatory condition, Sever’s Lesion is now thought to more likely be a non-inflammatory disorder relating to repetitive stress injury. This stress injury continues to aggravate the calcaneus bone, where the […]

Osgood-Schlatters Lesion – A Common Cause Of Knee Pain In Children & Adolescents

Osgood-Schlatters disease is an irritation of the patella (knee) ligament at the site of the top of shinbone (tibia) and causes knee pain in children as they approach puberty and are beginning their growth spurt. It is most common in boys aged 13-15 and in girls 10 to 12 and is the result of excessive […]

Childhood Continence

Many children experience soiling, daywetting or bedwetting symptoms beyond the age that they would be expected to be dry. Often children with daywetting symptoms will also experience bedwetting. Bedwetting can be caused by many factors including: Decreased bladder capacity Increased urine production at night Poor arousal from sleep Your child may never have been dry […]

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