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An Osteopathic Approach to Children

This evidence-based, fully referenced text offers a wealth of information on the use of osteopathic techniques for pediatric disorders -- from newborns to adolescents. It discusses normal development, physiology, and anatomy of the systems, and it explores conditions and diseases of childhood as well as the rationale for osteopathic treatment. Practical and comprehensive, it offers an osteopathic approach to understanding the development of the cranium; the interrelatedness of posture, movement, and cognition; and the process of labor and birth.

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Published: February 2003

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-06360-2

Contents

  • Foreward
    Preface
    1. The nervous system- a clinician's perspective
    2. Posture, balance, and movement
    3. Movement, perception, and cognitive development
    4. Development of the cranium
    5. The respiratory system
    6. The gastrointestinal system
    7. Nociception and the neuroendocrine immune system
    8. Labor, delivery, and birth
    9. Otolaryngology
    10. Opthalmology
    11. Pulmonology
    12. Gastroenterology
    13. Orthopedics
    14. Neurology
    15. Cerebral palsy
    Index

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