Ear Infections are one of the most common conditions in children under 2 years old. In most cases the child will recover fully and experience no recurrences. For some children however, ear infections can occur frequently and may temporarily affect the child’s hearing. In this article we look at why this can happen, how to recognise … Continue reading Glue Ear and Hearing Issues
Babies and children are not immune to the common cold and will no doubt pick up a few infections in their first few years. The result will be a few days where they are uncomfortable with the associated nasal mucus resulting in difficulties with feeding and sleeping in particular. Most children will recover within a … Continue reading Congestion in Children
Ten years ago, it was straightforward, parents introduced cows’ milk at some point after their child’s first birthday or continued to breastfeed. Today, there is an overwhelming number of milks and milk alternatives available and lots of opinions about which ones are best for your toddler. Some of this information (or misinformation!) comes from 'wellness … Continue reading Milk After One Year Old? What do parents need to know?
This month we are celebrating Frank’s 20 years as an Osteopath! So much has happened in the last 20 years! Since 1997 we have moved back to Ireland, set up a business, moved that business several times and over the years, Frank has changed how he works and now specialises in the treatment of babies … Continue reading Celebrating 20 years as an Osteopath!
If you are looking for a gift for a new baby, and you want to give something a little different, then look no further! The gift of a Cranial Osteopathy Newborn Check-Up with Frank Kelleher is something you can be sure will be very much appreciated! You can call in to the Clinic or purchase … Continue reading Gift Vouchers now available!
Children can often wake up upset after having a bad dream. In most cases, they can however be settled and soothed and will go off back to sleep again. With night terrors it’s very different. The child will cry out and will be visibly distressed but is still sound asleep! They may shout out for … Continue reading Night Terrors
Children age 18 months and older can also benefit enormously from Cranial Osteopathy. This article looks at the various conditions that we see most frequently in toddlers and older children! Sleeping difficulties – There comes a time when you expect your little one to sleep the night and when they don’t, it can be a … Continue reading Cranial Osteopathy for Toddlers and Older Children.
Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA) is a condition we see frequently here at the clinic. It can very often be the primary condition in other digestive disorders. However getting a diagnosis of CMPA can be difficult due to the varying symptoms experienced. Family history is an important factor in the diagnosis of CMPA and … Continue reading Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy Diagnosis and the Importance of Family History.
Research done in the Czech Republic and published in the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhimolaryngology in 2015 suggests that there may be a link between Infant Reflux and Glue Ear. In the study, they tested the fluid in the middle ear for the presence of pepsinogen (an enzyme only found in the stomach) during … Continue reading A Possible Link between Reflux and Glue Ear
Frank Kelleher is a Paediatric Osteopath who has specialised in treating digestive and respiratory conditions in babies and children for the last 16 years. Soon after he graduated as an Osteopath in 1997 he realised that he wanted to work with babies and children. He has done over 400 hours post graduate training and … Continue reading Frank Kelleher Cranial Osteopath.