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.
- Covers practical methods to treating children and infants with osteopatic techniques.
- Includes NMT for children and infants.
- Comprehensive, referring to all areas, including the fascia.
- Elaborately illustrated with many drawings and photographs.
- Includes dissections showing anatomical changes during growth.
- Treatment covers different age groups.
- The perfect companion to Carreiro's first book: An Osteopathic Approach to Children.
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- © Churchill Livingstone 2009
- 18th March 2009
- Churchill Livingstone
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Author is well known internationally through her published research and presented papers. She has spoken and lectured widely in the USA, Australia Europe and the UK. She has received various awards and honours from the osteopathic medicine profession in the US. She is a member of several national committees within the American Academy of Osteopathy and has published numerous papers in the osteopathic medicine journals. Carreiro is author of An Osteopathic Approach to children, Elsevier and also a contributing author on Integrative Medicine for Children, editor May Loo, Elsevier. She has published the following articles: YinW, WillardF, CarreiroJ, DreyfussP,(2003) Sensory Stimulation-Guided Sacroiliac Joint Radiofrequency Neurotomy: Technique Based on Neuroanatomy of the Dorsal Sacral Plexus; Spine, vol.28, Number 20;2419-2425 Mills MV, Henley CE, Barnes LB, Carreiro JE, Deganhardt B (2003) The Use of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment as Adjuvant Therapy in the Children with Recurrent acute Otitis Media; Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med; Vol 157, Sept, 801-807 Dreyfuss P, Akuthota V, Willard F, Carreiro J, Yin W, Bogduk N; Are lateral branch blocks of the S1-3 dorsal rami reasonably target specific? 8th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Spine Injection Society. San Francisco, CA 2000Willard FH, Carreiro JE, Bates B, Ally A; (1998) The Osteopathic Medical Curriculum: Education of Medical Students at the University of New England; Chiba Medical Journal, vol. 74, November; 509-516 Carreiro JE, Dery MA, Carroll G, Devlin S, Michaud J, Manko W, Kotzampaltiris P, Buser B; (1998) The Relationship Between Function of the Long Posterior Sacroiliac Ligament and Low Back Pain; Proceedings from the Third Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, November; 199-206Willard FH, Carreiro JE, Manko W; (1998) The Long Posterior Interosseous Ligament and the Sacrococcygeal Plexus; Proceedings from the Third Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvi
Osteopathic Physician, Associate and Chair, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, ME, USA