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Pediatric manual medicine [electronic resource] : an osteopathic approach /
Jane E. Carreiro.
imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2009.
description
ix, 399 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
ISBN
0443103089 (hbk.), 9780443103087 (hbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier, 2009.
isbn
0443103089 (hbk.)
9780443103087 (hbk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8191039
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This book deals with the practical methods to treating children and infants with osteopathic techniques. The author includes background on neuromuscular therapy (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.
Main Description
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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