Reflux Management

  • Sandifier Syndrome

    Sandifier Syndrome

    Sandifer syndrome is a rare paediatric medical disorder, characterised by gastrointestinal symptoms and associated neurological features. There is a significant link between the syndrome and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), however it is estimated to occur in less than 1% of children with reflux. Onset is usually confined to infancy and early childhood, with peaking at 18-36 months. In rare cases, particularly where the child is [...]
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  • Torticollis

    Torticollis

    Along these same lines as Sandifier’s Syndrome, Torticollis can occur as a complication of reflux. The arching typically involves some rotation of the neck, and that repeated posturing coupled with the baby’s normal lack of muscle control during the early months, often leads to tightening of the neck muscles resulting in a right or left [...]
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