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Cranial osteopathy for infants, children, and adolescents [electronic resource] : a practical handbook /
Nicette Sergueef ; foreword by Harold Magoun Jr.
imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2007.
description
xviii, 315 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0443103526 (pbk.), 9780443103520 (pbk.)
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Book
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imprint
Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2007.
isbn
0443103526 (pbk.)
9780443103520 (pbk.)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
8202180
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
The approach of this 'how-to' handbook is based upon cranial osteopathic principles and provides the application of indirect, functional osteopathic manipulative methods for treating infants and children.
Main Description
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
Table of Contents
The birth process and the newbornp. 1
Fetus at termp. 1
The maternal pelvisp. 6
The birth processp. 12
Normal development of a childp. 23
Neurocraniump. 23
Viscerocraniump. 26
Postnatal developmentp. 29
Psychomotor developmentp. 35
The cranial conceptp. 41
Anatomy of the skullp. 41
Dural attachmentsp. 51
Motion in the cranial conceptp. 57
Dysfunctionsp. 79
Definition of dysfunctionp. 79
Patterns of dysfunctionp. 80
Etiologies of dysfunctionp. 91
Examination of the patientp. 103
Historyp. 103
Physical examinationp. 105
Treatment of the patientp. 137
The main principlesp. 137
Equilibration of intracranial and intraspinal membranesp. 141
Myofascial proceduresp. 144
Molding proceduresp. 147
Equilibration of the sphenobasilar synchondrosisp. 148
Occipital proceduresp. 150
Sphenoidal proceduresp. 152
Temporal bone proceduresp. 154
Frontal procedurep. 158
Vault proceduresp. 158
Facial proceduresp. 160
Pelvic proceduresp. 165
Vertebral proceduresp. 168
Appendicular proceduresp. 170
Visceral proceduresp. 174
Diaphragmatic procedurep. 176
Amplification of the cranial rhythmic impulsep. 176
Clinical conditionsp. 181
Imbalances of the axial skeletonp. 181
Appendicular imbalancep. 201
Ears, nose and throatp. 216
Respiratory dysfunctionsp. 247
Disorders of the eyesp. 258
Digestive tract dysfunctionsp. 273
Orofacial dysfunctionsp. 289
Indexp. 307
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