Toe Walking Explained

Toe Walking Explained

Toe Walking – an Introduction Toe walking is a pattern of walking where a child walks on the balls of their feet or ‘tiptoes’.It is common when children are learning to walk and up until 2-3 years of age. It may present during the development of pre-walking...
Babies With Talipes (twisted feet)

Babies With Talipes (twisted feet)

Talipes is a common foot condition in babies where one or both feet are irregularly turned, twisted or pointed. There are two different types of Talipes: 1. Positional or ‘Flexible’ Talipes For Positional Taipes, the foot posture is flexible and can be repositioned...
Torticollis – What is it and how can physio help?

Torticollis – What is it and how can physio help?

By Jasmine Angelev, Physiotherapist Torticollis is caused by shortening and tightening of the rope-like muscle (sternocleidomastoid) that attaches from the back of the ear to the collar bone on one side of the neck. It may cause your baby to hold their head to one...
Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood Schlatter Disease

By Jasmine Angelev, Physiotherapist What is Osgood Schlatter disease? Osgood Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in growing, active children and adolescents. It is due to inflammation of the shin bone growth plate where the knee cap (patella) tendon...
Bedwetting and Daytime Bladder Leakage in Children

Bedwetting and Daytime Bladder Leakage in Children

By Amy Tinetti – Women’s, Men’s & Children’s Pelvic Health Physiotherapist As parents, it can be frustrating when our child does not achieve dryness by the time we expect. The never-ending washing and smell! However, you’re not alone....