Osteopathy focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders and the effects of these conditions on patients’ general health. We’ve listed osteopaths for children in Hertfordshire who are experienced in working with people of all ages, from tiny babies to ninety-year-olds.

Baby and Child Osteopaths in Hertfordshire

Osteopathy is reported to help babies with a number of conditions, including discomfort whilst lying on their back, plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome), feeding issues, restlessness, and excessive mucus production.

The Abbots Langley Clinic
10 Abbots Road, Abbots Langley, Herts WD5 0AZ
Cranial Osteopathy is a very gentle treatment suitable for children and newborn infants. Cranial techniques are safe, gentle and non-manipulative that could help soothe and relax your baby. As children get older they can often be helped by a combination of cranial and structural osteopathic approaches.
01923 268787
[email protected]
abbotslangleyclinic.co.uk

Bishop’s Stortford Osteopathy and Physiotherapy
127 Dunmow Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts, CM23 5HQ
The osteopaths at Bishop’s Stortford Osteopathy and Physiotherapy are qualified to work with babies & children and have spent (and continue to spend) a great deal of time in professional development training. They are also trained to screen for certain medical conditions and will tell you if you need to see another health professional such as your doctor or midwife. It’s also worth noting that osteopathy, cranial or structural, may help relieve the stresses and strains on your body during more physically demanding events such as pregnancy and after birth.
01279 755994
www.stortfordosteophysio.co.uk

Bushey Osteopathy Clinic
17 London Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire WD23 2LA
Bushey Osteopathy is a family orientated clinic situated in the heart of Bushey in Hertfordshire near Watford. The emphasis is on providing all-round osteopathic care for the entire family from newborns to the elderly. They are recognised by all major insurance providers including Bupa, AXA PPP and Aviva. The clinic specialises in cranial osteopathy, sports rehabilitation, trigger point acupuncture, pre and post pregnancy, babies and children, and naturopathy.
0208 950 8886
www.busheyosteopathy.co.uk

Millhouse Osteopathic Clinic, Broxbourne
43 High Road, Wormley, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire EN10 6HT
Karina Spero is our experinced practitioner of Cranial osteopathy. Karina has worked at the Osteopathic Centre for Children in central London. Cranial osteopathic treatment is quite different from the more regular or “structural” osteopathic techniques. It is more gentle and more applicable to babies and toddlers.
[email protected]
www.millhouseosteopath.co.uk

Osteopathy Letchworth
185 Nevells Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire SG6 4TS
All osteopaths working at Osteopathy Letchworth are registered with the GOsC. The osteopaths have experience of working with children of all ages and can help with fractiousness, restlessness and irritability in the new born which may be due to musculoskeletal problems. The clinic’s special interests include post and anti-natal problems and childhood issues, particularly in the disciplines of Osteopathy and Homeopathy. If you are uncertain whether the clinic can help you – please call and one of the osteopaths will answer your query.
01462 674438
[email protected]
osteopathy-letchworth.co.uk

The Penn Clinic, Hatfield
40 Crawford Road, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0PE
The Penn Clinic in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, off Junction 4 of the A1, was established in Hatfield, Herts, in 1979, offering nearly 40 years’ of osteopathic experienced care. The osteopaths in the clinic are experienced osteopaths, particularly in cranial osteopathy which offers safe gentle care for all ages. Osteopaths trained in the treatment of children are experienced in working even with the child who will not want to lie down or is very agitated.
01707 274148
pennclinic.co.uk

Sharon Winkler Osteopathy, Hatfield
45 Chelwood Avenue, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 0RE
This osteopathy service includes the diagnosis and treatment of common aches and pains, including back and neck pain. They provide treatment for babies, children, adults and animals, including Cranial Osteopathy. The osteopaths are dedicated to preventative care and are pleased to offer newborn baby checks, as well as seeing children and teenagers at any age and stage of their development.
01707 257880
www.sharonwinkler.co.uk

South Oxhey Osteopathy Clinic, Watford
12 Hallowes Crescent, South Oxhey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD19 7NT
South Oxhey Osteopathy Clinic provide symptomatic relief as quickly as possible and investigate any long-term cause of your problem. Their work encompasses treating injuries sustained at work, home or on the sports field, supporting mothers-to-be, and checking and helping babies after birth to recover from any shock and trauma during the birth process.
020 8421 6199
[email protected]
southoxhey-osteopath.co.uk

Stephanie McMahon Osteopath, St Albans
162 St. Albans Road, Sandridge, St. Albans, Herts, AL4 9LP
Stephanie McMahon is a cranial osteopath in Hertfordshire, applying refined technical skill and a gentle philosophical approach and yet pragmatic path to health care. Cranial is gentle enough to help settle fractious babies, when mechanical strain is causing them distress, making this treatment ideal for infant and children when the body’s mechanics are adversely affecting comfort and health.
01727 739 805
smcmahonosteopath.co.uk

Stevenage Osteopathic Clinic
109 High Street, Old Town, Stevenage, Herts SG1 3HS
The Stevenage Osteopathic clinic provides osteopathy and cranial osteopathy for adults, children and babies. They treat people who may present with many types of illnesses from injuries, strains, joint problems and digestive problems to more acute physical issues.
01462 422760 or 07977 109664
www.stevenage-osteopathy.co.uk

Verulam Clinic, St Albans
118-120 Victoria Street, St Albans AL1 3TG
Since graduating with a degree in Midwifery in 2002, Sara Randall has worked as a midwife within the NHS. She has also qualified as an Osteopath and specialises in pregnancy-related musculoskeletal pains, breastfeeding issues and the treatment of newborns and children following a traumatic birth using Cranial Osteopathy.
01727 833 100
[email protected]
www.verulamclinic.com/osteopathy