Cranial osteopaths have been treating babies who have had such things as a; long delivery, the head being engaged for a long time, Ventouse delivery or forceps delivery. All these can cause the head to be misshapen. There have not been studies into whether osteopathy can help but the countless number of parents who bring their children to see a cranial osteopath to help relieve problems caused by forceps or Ventouse delivery and colic shows the belief parents have in cranial osteopathy.
Crying uncontrollably and difficult to be comforted (medically diagnosed as 3 hours of crying, for 3 days of the week, for 3 weeks. But this is thought to be too narrow a definition by many).
The hamstring muscles (group of 3) run from the back of the knee up to the bottom of your pelvis. The muscles assist in many movements but their main action is to bend the knee, pulling the heel towards the bottom. They are commonly shortened through a lack of stretching both before and/or after exercise. They can be damaged through over-stretching or over use whilst playing sport or in the gym.
Change to gait
Tenderness and pain – especially whilst stretching
Feeling that ‘it’s going to go’ where the muscle strain has occurred