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Digestion & Constipation Treatment in Fulham at Fulham Osteopaths

Common Causes Of Digestion & Constipation Issues

Most of us will experience digestion pain, constipation and food sensitivities. The main causes include:
pain
Lifestyle relate stresses and worries caused by work, relationships and family life.
pain
A long history of illness or surgery.
pain
Sitting all day putting long term stress on your spine and irritating the nervous system.
pain
An intolerance to various foods. 

Digestion Trouble Explained In Plain English

Our digestion is quite simple in many ways, food goes in one end, gets broken down in the intestines, and then waste is eliminated. The whole thing is a kind of chemical factory, breaking down food into it’s components so we can absorb it.  A steady rhythmic wave passes down the tube (peristalsis), taking food through from one end to the other.

Digestion is affected by stress and pain, particularly in your back and neck. This is why Osteopathy is so effective with many digestive problems, in babies as well as adults and children.

The Main Causes Of Digestion Trouble

We've already dealt with some of the common causes such as stress and surgery. However, let’s dive in a little deeper to see which back conditions Osteopathic care provides a safe non surgical solution for:

Constipation

The large intestine can become sluggish for many reasons. We can feel for tension in the abdomen and spine, and we have special techniques (visceral osteopathy) for relaxing the tubes of your gut, which are really rhythmic muscular conduits that need to be alternately relaxed and contracted. If there is constant contraction (or painful spasm) then there is no motion along the pipes. By relaxing everything, normal activity resumes.

Baby Digestion & Tummy Tension

Often not properly diagnosed, this can lead to baby crying, and a vague sense that everything is not right. We specialise in these collicky presentations, and will clearly explain to you our findings and recommendations, and whether Osteopathy can help your baby. We always work with your Paediatrician to make sure baby care is safe and effective.

How does an Osteopath treat Baby Digestion?

We have specialised in treating mother and the newborn baby for over thirty years. Our Osteopaths working under Melinda, Senior Team Lead, bring a wealth of experience and expertise, and we have helped many thousands of Babies and their Parents get the best start in life. Gentle, relaxing Cranial Osteopathy for baby is Natural medicine just gets everything to relax and communicate, and the miracle of the human body develops as it should. The treatment is incredibly delicate and safe, but also effective.

Melinda has written an interesting and  informative Blog post about Plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) for a Magazine,  and you can read it here.

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What to expect when you come to see us
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Your initial visit will be 1hr and if required, your subsequent visits will be 30 mins.
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Most people come for 3-5 visits which can be more or less depending on your needs.
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Receive personalised exercises to help you get better quicker, reducing the number of required visits.

Osteopath Reviews 

From clients benefiting from a better quality life

We went to see Katherine for our 4 month baby who was very agitated during the nights. Katherine was very thorough in her investigation, explaining in details what she was doing. She was extremely kind and gentle with our baby. The sessions tremendously improved our boy's sleep. Plus she's super friendly so it's always nice as parents to go and see her! We cannot recommend her enough, thanks Katherine!
Quentin Charriaut
Quentin Charriaut
09:20 13 Jan 22
I’ve been seeing Constantino (Tino) for my treatment, he’s helped me very much. He’s very good & professional at what he does. I previously had a lot of problems with my neck, stiffness and pain, which was affecting my daily life. After a few sessions the pain has gone away. I’m able to do the things I enjoy again. Tino is a very good Osteopath, the best around in my experience.
Blueberry Kaur
Blueberry Kaur
16:30 10 Jan 22
I had back pain in the latter stages of my pregnancy and Verena used a combination of osteo treatment and suggested exercises to realign my hips and loosen my back in order to alleviate the pain. I was impressed of her knowledge of all things pregnancy related and felt in very safe, capable hands. Highly recommend.
Katherine Binner
Katherine Binner
09:41 05 Jan 22
I have been seeing Verena for about a month now and I am very happy with both the service and results, my only regret is i wish i had came to see her sooner!I feel every session is always informative, detailed and the treatment is always in depth. It has really speeded up my sports injury so that i can get back to it.I will be continuing to visit frequently for a general MOT and could not recommend the clinic and Verana enough.
Taylor Dean
Taylor Dean
12:31 23 Dec 21
I visited Verena for my back pain, tension, neck pain in my body due to having a new baby who had a feeding and sleeping problem. Her amazing hands released the pain and tension in my body just after 2 sessions, she also recommend some exercise for me to do at home, that exercise really helps my body. Thanks a lot Verena, looking forward to my session tomorrow.
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14:32 17 Dec 21
We visited Verena for our 4 month baby sleep problem and tongue tie. After the first session, our baby relaxed a lot and had a great sleep for the next couple of days. Verena’s magical hands have released all the tension from our baby and our baby is much happier when breastfeeding. Looking forward to our 3rd session tomorrow morning. It really changed our life in a better way, thanks a lot, and highly recommended.
Gökhan Yavuz
Gökhan Yavuz
14:25 17 Dec 21
I went to Giulia after having severe pain on my shoulder because of slipped disk on my neckShe is amazing I can’t explain how good she is , after a few sessions all my pain gone and i went back to normal life i was so disappointed from all physiotherapists and i never thought i can get better only with a few sessions with GiuliaI am so grateful that i found her and i recommend her one million timesThanks Giulia 🙏🏽
Elahe Mashmool
Elahe Mashmool
10:34 17 Dec 21
Went to see Giulia with a terrible back, shoulder and neck pain. She sorted me out and other long term issues. I’m painless, taller and straighter! Really happy I met her.
Rahel Makonnen
Rahel Makonnen
17:30 14 Dec 21
Melinda has been amazing! She’s really helped me to recover postpartum and I wish I visited her during my pregnancy. I had quite a few complicated issues due to my pregnancy and she really helped me to feel like myself again. My postpartum recovery wouldn’t have been the same without her. Thank you so much with your magic touch!
Ellie Z
Ellie Z
13:16 08 Dec 21
Excellent service and very professional. I was in a lot of back pain and Tino fixed it after just the first appointment! He also recommended some great exercises to prevent it happening again - I would highly recommend.
Damian Wright
Damian Wright
19:25 04 Dec 21

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Melinda Cotton
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