Baby Osteopathy in Worthing


How can Osteopathy help your baby There are many reasons why a parent may bring their baby in to see one of our paediatric osteopaths. Here Betts and Grant share a few of the common ones; For more information about Betts click here Bethany Curtis – Broadwater Osteopathic Practice – Worthing ( or Grant here Grant Sheppard – […]

Bone health matters-children


Bone health in childen If there is one thing that concerns us at the practice, more than many other issues, it is bone health in children and young adults. It is vital that during childhood through to early adulthood, our youngsters maximise their bone strength. When the skeleton is still growing, the body needs support […]

Tips to ease back pain from breast feeding


If you are experiencing back pain whilst breast feeding, try these 5 simple tips from Osteopath Betts Curtis at Broadwater Osteopaths, Worthing. Back pain or neck and shoulder pain is a common complaint we hear from patients. Try these simple tips to see if they help ease those aches and niggles. Keep your baby Close whilst breast […]

Posture tips whilst walking a buggy


How to walk not push a buggy This may seem a bit of an odd post, but we see many patients in clinic who suffer with Buggy or Wheelchair related aches and niggles. These niggles vary from painful wrists and arms to low back pain and neck and shoulder aches. The question is are you […]

Breastfeeding advice and how osteopathy may help


Breastfeeding benefits and complexities The benefits of breastfeeding can include the reduction of incidence of gastrointestinal infection, obesity and asthma; mothers have increased protection for pre-menopausal breast and ovarian cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, plus economic and environmental benefits. But what if you find it painful or stressful or baby is struggling to latch and suck? […]

Baby head shape and plagiocephaly


“My baby’s head is flat! Is that normal?” is a question we often get from worried parents. Flat head syndrome, (positional plagiocephaly) is a flattening of the back or side of a baby’s head, altering the overall shape of their skull. The incidence of plagiocephaly is reported to be as high as 46.6% at 7 weeks to […]

Baby feeding advice- Worthing Osteopath


Every mum-to-be is told of the benefits of breastfeeding; the incidence of gastrointestinal infection, obesity and asthma is reduced in breast fed infants, mothers have increased protection for pre-menopausal breast and ovarian cancer and rheumatoid arthritis, not to mention the economic and environmental benefits. But what about those who wish to breastfeed but find it […]

Osteopathy for Babies and Children in Worthing


How can an osteopath help my baby or child is a common question we get asked. Gemma Radmall specialises in treating babies and children and joins Broadwater Osteopaths in November 2018! Broadwater Osteopathic Practice in Worthing is pleased to announce a new member to the team, Gemma Radmall. Gemma will be joining our team as […]

How to choose a good shoe for a child


Top tips for buying kids shoes Lots of us love our shoes and kids are often no less fussy when it comes shoes. Growing feet need special attention and it is vital to choose wisely. Many children will spend over 32 hours each week in their school shoes, so picking the best ones for them […]

Back Pain in Children


Back Pain in Children Like adults, children can suffer from back pain as a result of a variety of lifestyle activities.  And like adults, there are number of things that parents and carers can do to prevent issues arising. If your child does complain of back pain, it is important to seek advice from qualified professional, such […]