Paediatric Osteopath At Back In Health Osteopathy Singapore

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Paediatric Osteopath At Back In Health Osteopathy Singapore

Paediatric Osteopath At Back In Health Osteopathy Singapore

Paediatric Osteopath At Back In Health Osteopathy Singapore

What is Paediatric Osteopathy?

Paediatric osteopathy is a specialized field of osteopathic medicine that focuses specifically on treating infants, children, and teenagers. Dr. Johanna Cheong, specializing in paediatric osteopathy at Back in Health Osteopathy, employs a gentle, non-invasive approach tailored to meet the unique physiological, developmental, and psychological needs of children at various stages of growth.

Utilizing a range of techniques, including soft tissue massage, joint mobilization, and cranial osteopathy—which is particularly gentle and suited for babies—Dr. Cheong enhances the body’s natural healing processes without the need for medication or invasive procedures.

Benefits of Paediatric Osteopathy


Benefits of Paediatric Osteopathy
Benefits of Paediatric Osteopathy

Osteopathy helps promote natural growth and development: Dr. Cheong ensures the musculoskeletal system is aligned and balanced, helping facilitate healthier growth patterns and developmental milestones.

Alleviates common paediatric conditions: She effectively treats conditions stemming from or exacerbated by mechanical restrictions and imbalances, such as colic, reflux, sleep disturbances, and feeding difficulties.

Supports overall well-being: Beyond addressing specific ailments, Dr. Cheong’s approach contributes to a child’s overall health and vitality, potentially reducing the likelihood of future health issues.

Why Choose Dr. Johanna Cheong for Paediatric Osteopathy?


Why Choose Dr. Johanna Cheong for Paediatric Osteopathy?
Why Choose Dr. Johanna Cheong for Paediatric Osteopathy?

Dr. Cheong considers the whole child, not just isolated symptoms, leading to comprehensive health benefits. As a skilled practitioner and a mother of two, Dr. Cheong brings both professional expertise and considerable personal experience to her practice, ensuring a deeply empathetic and informed approach to the health and well-being of children.

Safe and gentle: Her treatments are designed to be extremely gentle, suitable from newborns to teenagers, providing a safe alternative to more invasive treatments.

Supports other medical treatments: Paediatric osteopathy under Dr. Cheong can be used in conjunction with traditional medical treatments, often enhancing outcomes and aiding recovery.

Paediatric osteopathy is particularly beneficial for newborns who may have experienced birth trauma, children who have developmental concerns, or any child suffering from ailments affected by structural imbalances. Regular sessions with Dr. Cheong can help ensure that minor issues are addressed before they potentially develop into more significant problems.

FAQs About Paediatric Osteopathy with Dr. Johanna Cheong


FAQs About Paediatric Osteopathy with Dr. Johanna Cheong
FAQs About Paediatric Osteopathy with Dr. Johanna Cheong

What conditions can paediatric osteopathy treat?

Paediatric osteopathy can treat a variety of conditions in children, including colic, reflux, sleep disturbances, feeding difficulties, and issues arising from birth trauma. It is also beneficial for children experiencing developmental delays or behavioural issues.

Is paediatric osteopathy safe for newborns?

Yes, paediatric osteopathy is safe and gentle for newborns. Dr. Johanna Cheong uses techniques such as cranial osteopathy, which are specifically designed to be gentle enough for infants.

How does paediatric osteopathy differ from regular osteopathy?

Paediatric osteopathy is specifically tailored to the needs of infants, children, and teenagers, taking into account their developmental stages and specific health needs. The techniques are gentler compared to those typically used in adult osteopathy.

What can I expect during my child’s first visit?

During the first visit, Dr. Cheong will conduct a detailed medical history and physical examination of your child. She will discuss any concerns you might have and propose a treatment plan. The initial session typically lasts about 45 minutes to an hour.

How many treatments will my child need? The number of treatments required varies depending on the individual child and their condition. Dr. Cheong will assess and discuss the expected number of sessions during your initial consultation.

Will my child feel pain during or after the treatment?

Paediatric osteopathy is designed to be pain-free. However, some children might experience slight discomfort during the manipulation of tight areas, but this is generally mild and temporary.

Can paediatric osteopathy help with my child’s general health and well-being?

Yes, beyond treating specific ailments, paediatric osteopathy promotes overall health and well-being, which can enhance your child’s immune system, improve sleep patterns, and support normal growth and development.

How do I prepare my child for an osteopathy session?

It’s best to ensure your child is rested and has had a light meal before the session. Bring along any comfort items they may need and ensure they wear comfortable clothing.

Is paediatric osteopathy covered by insurance?

Coverage varies by insurance provider. We recommend checking with your insurance company to see if paediatric osteopathy is covered under your plan. Our clinic can provide necessary documentation for insurance claims.

How can I book an appointment with Dr. Johanna Cheong?


How can I book an appointment with Dr. Johanna Cheong?
How can I book an appointment with Dr. Johanna Cheong?

You can book an appointment by contacting Back in Health Osteopathy directly via our website, phone, or by visiting our clinic. We recommend booking in advance to secure a convenient time slot.