children_physio_1Would your child benefit from paediatric physiotherapy?

Paediatric physiotherapy is helpful in treating a wide range of conditions. Some of these are similar to those seen in adults and some are specific only to children.

Our paediatric physiotherapist can provide:

Assessment, advice, home exercise programmes and treatment here in The Clinic, when appropriate.

Children who would benefit from our paediatric service may have;

  • Disabled little boy having therapy with therapistNeuro muscular disorders eg muscular dystrophy
  • Neurological conditions eg cerebral palsy, head injury
  • Respiratory conditions eg asthma, cystic fybrosis
  • Rheumatologiacal conditions eg juvenille idiopathic arthritis
  • Congenital disorders eg spinal bifida
  • Syndromes and metabolic diseases
  • Learning difficulties
  • Developmental delay
  • Coordination difficulties
  • Orthopaedic conditions eg talipes, torticollis, plagiocephaly
  • Acute injuries eg fractures or sports injuries

chidlren_physio_3If you wish to avail of the paediatric service please call us on 02892 622912 or email us at info@theclinicatvicryn.co.uk and we will book you in to see the Lynsey Cunningham.

Lynsey will assess your child here at the Clinic and advise you regarding the best way forward- this may be in the form of advice, home exercises, direct treatment or a combination of all three.

Lynsey offers treatment to children waiting to be seen by an NHS therapist or perhaps when your child is on a break from therapy with the NHS , if this is appropriate. We liaise closely with other professionals, when appropriate and communicate with your NHS therapist to ensure we establish shared goals.

Are you a new mother?

Baby Massage

Baby massage offers a wonderful, nurturing experience for both you and your new baby, offering a unique way for you to interact with your little one through the use of touch and eye contact.

Benefits of baby massage:Baby massage

  • Helps relieve discomfort from gas, colic and constipation
  • Stimulates neurological development
  • Improves sleep pattern
  • Boosts immunity
  • Promotes relaxation and bonding

Baby massage at The Clinic, is provided in a 1:1 setting or in a small group, depending on need. The 1:1 setting offers you the opportunity to learn some of the skills of baby massage, perhaps when you are waiting for a course run by the NHS.

Please bring a bottle of water, a change of nappy and a soft blanket for your baby to lie on.