Pediatric Manual Medicine

An Osteopathic Approach

By

  • Jane Carreiro, DO, Osteopathic Physician, Associate and Chair, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, ME, USA

Whilst Carreiro’s other title, An Osteopathic Approach to Children, covers the theory on pediatric medicine from an osteopathic perspective exploring conditions and diseases of childhood, and the rational for osteopathic treatment, this new book deals with the practical methods to treating children and infants with osteopathic techniques. She includes background on NMT for children and infants. The text refers to all areas including fascias, ligaments, muscles and bones covering all techniques with regard to osteopathic treatment, including techniques such as BLT, a ligamentous technique, counterstrain using muscles, myofascial trigger points,myofascial realease, myofascial unwinding, etc.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2009
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-10308-7