Cranial Osteopathy for Infants, Children and Adolescents,Edition 1 A Practical Handbook
Publication Date: 25 Oct 2007
This is a practical ‘how to’ handbook for osteopathic students and practitioners. The approach is based upon cranial osteopathic principles and provides the application of indirect, functional osteopathic manipulative methods for treating infants and children. Fundamental information about the diagnosis of somatic dysfunction and application of treatment is presented in a clear, straightforward style and illustrated by extensive line drawings and photographs. • A practical ‘how to’ manual for students and practitioners of osteopathy • Line drawings and photographs clearly illustrate the application of the manipulative methods of treatment
Key Features•A practical ‘how to’ manual for students and practitioners of osteopathy•Focus is specifically treating infants and children through the cranial approach •Line drawings and photographs clearly illustrate the application of the manipulative methods of treatment
About the author
By Nicette Sergueef, DO, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Page Count: 336
Retail Price : £41.99
Gibbons P; Manipulation of Spine, thorax and Pelvis;An Osteopathic Perspective, includes some techniques for children but that is not the book’s focus, also the book does not include the extremities, head or face.Chaitow L: Cranial Manipulation Theory and Practice 2E. This book focuses on adults. Von Piekartz and Bryden (2000) Craniofascial Dysfunction and pain 8E Butterworth HeinemannNot focussed specifically on childrenCarreiro: An Osteopathic Approach to Children. The theory behind the practise, rationale for looking at musculoskeletal tissue. Does not focus specifically on the cranial approach. Sold 2531 copies since 2/2003, £39.99, 320 pp, hardback. 0443063605Carreiro: Pediatric Ostepathic manipulation. Companion book to ‘An Osteopathic Approach to Children’ – description of the techniques. Again, does not focus specifically on the cranial approach.
Students and practitioners of osteopathy, osteopathic medicine and massage therapy. Suitable for all levels of practitioners of manual therapy.