Low Back Pain – in a 12 year old

Photos showing a patient before and after treatment at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic, Chertsey, Surrey.

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This child was suffering with low back pain, a keen cricket player at County level, complained of back pain after a particularly hard training session. After a thorough whole body assessment at Balance-Rite Osteopathy Clinic she was diagnosed with muscle strain, which was caused by dysfunctional mechanics in her pelvis and lumbar spine.  The misalignment is clearly seen in the left photograph before treatment, where the red central line starting between the middle of her feet, does not run centrally up through her spine and head and the pelvis is tilted upwards on the right. After treatment using our gentle, whole body approach, the photo on the right shows a now balanced and central pelvis able to support  a central spine and symmetrically balanced back muscles. Continue reading to find out why it’s necessary to treat children. Continue reading