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CPD-Miserable Baby Part 4

General & Regional Examination 0-6 months

Date: No scheduled courses at the moment
Venue: London School of Osteopathy, 12 Grange Road, London SE1. UK
Times: 10am – 5.00pm 
Cost: £150.00

Topics covered throughout the day:

Infant Examination PART 1 General:

  • Introduction to examination & evaluation of the infant’s neuro-musculo-skeletal system
  • Cautions & contraindications
  • Assessment of nutrition and hydration
  • Observation of the skin & markings
  • Observation and assessment of respiration
  • Assessing level of alertness
  • Development of the eye & eye movements
  • Assessing muscle tone
  • Assessing posture & spontaneous movements
  • Neurological examinations – primitive reflexes, postural reflexes, deep tendon reflexes, cranial nerve evaluation

Infant Examination PART 2 Regional:

  • 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 and thoracic spine,
  • Evaluation of the abdomen to include visceral palpation.
  • Evaluation of the lumbar spine, pelvis, hip, knee, foot & ankle.


Paediatric Examination from 0-6 months 



This in an Intermediate Level workshop. To get the most out of this course you should:

  • Be able to take a Paediatric case history and understand your legal & professional requirements for treating infants including consent and safeguarding.
  • Understand the basic physiological processes of birth and how this may affect cranial & body mechanics.
  • Please check with us if you are unsure  mumandbabyCPD@gmail.com
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