Why Core Strength is Crucial for Kids

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Why Core Strength is Crucial for Kids By Ariana Gough – Paediatric Exercise Physiologist ‘Core Strength’ is one of those buzzwords I’m sure everyone has heard at least once in…

Managing your baby’s head shape

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Managing your baby’s head shape By Desiree Frigenti – Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist & Director of Ocean Kids Health. “A new baby marks the beginnings of all things – wonder, hope,…

Growth Plate Injuries

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Growth Plate Injuries By Alana Mayes – Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist & Musculoskeletal Team Leader of Ocean Kids Health. Having treated growth plate injuries for many years, I have seen how…

Why should your baby crawl?

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Why should your baby crawl? By Desiree Frigenti – Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist & Director of Ocean Kids Health. To crawl or not to crawl – that is the question on…

What can my Baby see?

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What can my Baby see? By Desiree Frigenti – Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist & Director of Ocean Kids Health. A question I often get asked as a Paediatric Physiotherapist is: ‘What…

Hydrotherapy at Ocean Kids Health

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Hydrotherapy at Ocean Kids Health By Nikita O’Brien – Paediatric Exercise Physiologist & Hydrotherapy Clinical Lead   What is hydrotherapy at Ocean Kids Health Hydrotherapy (also known as water-based therapy)…

Recognising Early Red Flags for Autism

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Recognising Early Red Flags for Autism By Desiree Frigenti – Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist & Director of Ocean Kids Health. There is so much literature about Autism it can be overwhelming.…

Tongue and Lip Ties

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Tongue and Lip Ties By Desiree Frigenti – Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist & Director of Ocean Kids Health. Hello again! In my very privileged position as a Baby Physiotherapist assessing and…

Therapy Garments

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Why Therapy Garments for children? By Katie Cleary – Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist & Director of Ocean Kids Health. Therapy garments are wearable items that provide your child’s body with external…

Messy Play

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Why is Messy Play good? I often get asked about messy play and why it is important for children. I love doing messy play with the babies and children I…

Why is Play Important?

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Why is Play important?Hi, my name is Desiree (everyone calls me Des) and I’m part of the amazing Baby Physio Team at Ocean Kids. I just love working with babies…