Early 2020 exact dates to be announced
Page under construction (April 2019)
Venue: The London School of Osteopathy
12 Grange Road, London S.E.1
Times: 10am – 5.00pm (registration from 9.30am)
|The Miserable Baby Part 5 Date TBA|
The Miserable Baby Part 5
This is a ‘stand alone’ course – Miserable Baby Parts 1-4 can be attended in any order
THIS COURSE IS SUITABLE FOR OSTEOPATHS, CRANIOSACRAL THERAPISTS, CHIROPRACTORS & PHYSIOTHERAPISTS.
This course comes with time limited access (3 months) to portions of our Video ‘Infant Examination 0-6 Months.
Topics covered throughout the day:
Infant Regional Examination 0-6 months:
- An in depth approach to assessing the head, cranial base, cranial vault & patency of sutures, face including eye, ear mouth & tongue, passive motion testing of the neck, evaluation of shoulder girdle, elbow, wrist and hand. Development of hand function from birth. Evaluation of the thorax an thoracic spine, abdomen to include basic palpation of viscera, lumbar spine, pelvis and pelvic viscera, hip, knee, foot & ankle.
Assessing & treating the infant hip, knee & leg.
Introduction of growth and development of the hip an lower extremity
Assessment & treatment of hip dysplasias
Practical Session 1- the hip joint
Development of the knee joint in infants an beyond
Early life problems/pathologies of the knee joint
Practical Session 2 – the knee joint
Hypermobility, diagnosis, assessment and effects on various aspects of development
Practical Session 3 – exercises and tips for hyper mobile infants
Development of the infant leg
Practical Session 4
Approaches to the leg
|Sadly we can’t use babies and children as models! However we will make good use of each other to practise techniques so please wear loose and comfortable clothing. Full notes, including visuals of all techniques, will be supplied during the lecture.|
A 6 hour CPD certificate will be given at the end of the day.
- Be able to take a Paediatric case history and understand your legal & professional requirements for treating infants.
- Understand the basic physiological processes of birth and how this may effect cranial & body mechanics.
- Have an understanding of the cranio-sacral approach (Sutherland, Upledger etc.) as many techniques require palpation of the Involuntary Mechanism.
Do check with us if you are unsure mumandbabyCPD@gmail.com