Cranial Osteopathy for Infants, Children and Adolescents

A Practical Handbook

Author: Nicette Sergueef

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443103526

Category: Medical

Page: 315

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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

Cranial Osteopathy

A Practical Textbook

Author: Torsten Liem

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780939616657

Category: Medical

Page: 827

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Cranial Osteopathy is both a textbook for practical training as well as an in-depth reference work, providing the knowledge base for successful application of cranial osteopathy. Designed with the practitioner in mind, it provides a comprehensive compilation of recent studies and research in this field, with extensive resource materials, and nearly 500 illustrations and photographs.

Healing Through Cranial Osteopathy

Author: Tajinder K. Deoora

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Limited

ISBN: 9780711217812

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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What is cranial osteopathy and how can it help you? In this accessible and authoritative book, Tajinder Deoora explains the physiological basis of this increasingly popular therapy, which addresses the relationship between the bones and related structures in the head, face, spine and pelvis and how this affects our well-being. Using case studies and diagrams, the author describes what happens in a consultation, and how the osteopath diagnoses and treats a wide variety of conditions, including injuries, pain, stress and emotional distress, in adults and in children.

Osteopathy

Models for Diagnosis, Treatment and Practice

Author: Jon Parsons,Nicholas Marcer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443073953

Category: Medical

Page: 341

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This book is a textbook of basic osteopathic concepts, working from first principles underpinned by anatomy and physiology. This text will synthesize and integrate osteopathic models in an easy-to-understand way, a subject often daunting to students and confusing to graduates. Composed of four sections, the first is a discussion of basic principles, the second focusses on models and diagnosis of treatment which is followed by anatomical, neurophysiological and osteopathic considerations. The last section describes clinical case-studies to enable students to put into practice the theories and models which they have learned. This book is essential reading for all osteopathic BSc degree courses and a core textbook for undergraduate students. At the end of each section there will be clinical examples for students to work on to integrate previous knowledge. Key point boxes.

Cranial Manipulation

Theory and Practice : Osseous and Soft Tissue Approaches

Author: Leon Chaitow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443074496

Category: Medical

Page: 421

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This expertly authored book is a valuable clinical manual for therapists interested in cranial manipulation, a fast-growing area of manual therapy practice. The new edition presents the latest thinking on the use of this valuable approach, supported by the most up-to-date research evidence related to its use. Osteopathic biomechanical and biodynamic concepts are thoroughly examined, in addition to chiropractic and dental approaches involving cranial and cranio-facial manipulation. The book's unique approach explores both soft tissue and osseous applications, and provides guidance on which option to select in different clinical situations. Descriptions and explanations of techniques are supported by high-quality illustrations, a CD-ROM containing actual video demonstrations, and practical exercises integrated within the text. Cranial osteopathic, cranio-sacral, sacro-occipital (chiropractic), cranio-facial, and dental methods and perspectives are explained and compared. Evidence-based coverage highlights the clinical relevance of the latest research findings. Both osseous and soft tissue assessment and treatment options, and offers guidance on appropriate selection. Clear line drawings supplement the text. Important discussions of theory support guidelines for putting concepts into practice. Numerous exercises on palpation, assessment, and treatment allow the reader to practice techniques and check their understanding as they go. Written by one of the most highly respected practitioners in the field. A companion CD-ROM contains the entire text as well as video segments demonstrating how to perform the technique. Icons in the text direct readers to video footage on the CD-ROM that demonstrates the technique as it's described. Expanded information is provided on the use of this technique with children. A question-and-answer format has been incorporated into several chapters. A new chapter addresses conditions most commonly treated successfully with this technique. New two-color design clarifies the illustrations and makes the text easy to follow. New contributed chapters discuss the scope of cranial work, the biodynamic model of osteopathy in the cranial field, chiropractic in the cranial field, the link between cranial dysfunction, and the teeth from a dental perspective.

Textbook of Pediatric Osteopathy

Author: Eva Moeckel,Noori Mitha

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 044306864X

Category: Medical

Page: 495

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It is a special challenge to treat children with osteopathy. You can find everything you need to know about it in this detailed and practice oriented manual. Written by an experienced, international team of authors, it covers the whole spectrum of paediatric osteopathy- from new born to teenager.

Cranial Osteopathic Biomechanics, Pathomechanics and Diagnostics for Practitioners

Author: Alain Gehin

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780080451145

Category: Medical

Page: 193

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. The author's numerous years of experience provide the back bone for this indispensable illustrated introduction to osteopathic manipulations of the skull. The aim of this book is to give the practitioner or the student of osteopathy the basic knowledge of biomechanics and cranial pathomechanics. These two subjects are at the heart of all diagnosis and provide the practitioner with the choice of techniques they will use.

Toddlers: The Mumsnet Guide

The Answers to Everything

Author: Mumsnet,Morningpaper and the Mumsnet Mums

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408805626

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 352

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- How can I persuade my toddler to eat something other than Mini Cheddars? - Does anyone else's three-year old think they can give the new baby back if they don't like it? - My son bonked a little girl over the head at nursery today with Thomas the Tank Engine - where have we gone wrong? - Exactly when can I expect to be able to have a pee without my child insisting on accompanying me? Since its launch in June 2000, hundreds of thousands of mums (and a fair few dads too) have swapped answers, recommendations and war stories on Mumsnet.com. They have debated the pros and cons of organic baby food, fretted over whether or not to use dummies - and how to wean children off them - exchanged potty training stories, agonised over the best nursery schools, helped each other through the upheavals of returning to work and swapped tips on anything from feuding siblings, to mysterious illnesses. Toddlers: the Mumsnet Guide is packed full of the advice, wisdom, reassurance and down-to-earth humour of these many many parents, distilled and presented in a way that is both accessible and authoritative. From behaviour and discipline, to potty training, sleep, food, health, sibling rivalry, returning - or not - to work, travel and education, Toddlers: the Mumsnet Guide contains the advice and experiences of thousands of other parents who have gone through what you are going through right now and lived to tell the tale.

Somatic Dysfunction in Osteopathic Family Medicine

Author: Kenneth E. Nelson,Thomas Glonek

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781405104753

Category: Medical

Page: 532

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This clinically oriented textbook provides a patient-focused approach to the diagnosis and treatment of somatic dysfunction—functional impairment of the musculoskeletal system and related neural and vascular elements—in the context of family medicine practice. The book explains the clinical rationale for osteopathic manipulative treatment in specific situations and details procedures for treating common problems encountered in family medicine. Coverage begins with the philosophy and principles of osteopathic patient care. Two major sections focus on various patient populations and patients with various clinical conditions. A special section covers practice issues such as office set-up, progress notes, coding, and the standardized medical record.

Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body - E-Book

The science and clinical applications in manual and movement therapy

Author: Robert Schleip,Thomas W. Findley,Leon Chaitow,Peter Huijing

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052280

Category: Medical

Page: 566

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This book is the product of an important collaboration between clinicians of the manual therapies and scientists in several disciplines that grew out of the three recent International Fascia Research Congresses (Boston, Amsterdam, and Vancouver). The book editors, Thomas Findley MD PhD, Robert Schleip PhD, Peter Huijing PhD and Leon Chaitow DO, were major organizers of these congresses and used their extensive experience to select chapters and contributors for this book. This volume therefore brings together contributors from diverse backgrounds who share the desire to bridge the gap between theory and practice in our current knowledge of the fascia and goes beyond the 2007, 2009 and 2012 congresses to define the state-of-the-art, from both the clinical and scientific perspective. Prepared by over 100 specialists and researchers from throughout the world, Fascia: The Tensional Network of the Human Body will be ideal for all professionals who have an interest in fascia and human movement - physiotherapists, osteopathic physicians, osteopaths, chiropractors, structural integration practitioners, manual therapists, massage therapists, acupuncturists, yoga or Pilates instructors, exercise scientists and personal trainers - as well as physicians involved with musculoskeletal medicine, pain management and rehabilitation, and basic scientists working in the field. Reflects the efforts of almost 100 scientists and clinicians from throughout the world Offers comprehensive coverage ranging from anatomy and physiology, clinical conditions and associated therapies, to recently developed research techniques Explores the role of fascia as a bodywide communication system Presents the latest information available on myofascial force transmission which helps establish a scientific basis for given clinical experiences Explores the importance of fascia as a sensory organ - for example, its important proprioceptive and nociceptive functions which have implications for the generation of low back pain Describes new imaging methods which confirm the connectivity of organs and tissues Designed to organize relevant information for professionals involved in the therapeutic manipulation of the body’s connective tissue matrix (fascia) as well as for scientists involved in basic science research Reflects the increasing need for information about the properties of fascia, particularly for osteopaths, massage therapists, physiotherapists and other complementary health care professionals Offers new insights on the fascial related foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridians and the fascial effects of acupuncture

Brain Injury Medicine

Principles and Practice

Author: Douglas I Katz, MD,Ross D Zafonte, DO,Nathan D Zasler, MD, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DAAPM

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781934559505

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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A Doody's Core Title 2012 Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management issues involved in caring for the person with brain injury - from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation. It is the definitive core text needed by all practitioners in this area, including physiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, nurses, and other health care professionals. Written by over 100 acknowledged leaders in the field, and containing hundreds of tables, graphs, and photographic images, the text deals with issues of neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitative care, treatment of specific populations, neurologic problems following injury, neuromusculoskeletal problems, and general management issues. Key features include: Emphasis on a disease state management approach to patient assessment and treatment Promotion of a holistic, biopsychosocial model of patient assessment and care Review of current expert consensus on practice guidelines Exploration of epidemiologic and basic pathophysiologic aspects of brain injury Examination of clinical issues throughout the continuum of rehabilitative care Cutting edge, practical information based on the authors' extensive clinical experience that will positively impact patients and families following brain injury

The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing

Author: Philip Maffetone

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1616080655

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 528

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“Welcome to what will undoubtedly be a whole new level of athleticperformance.”—Mark Allen, six-time winner of the Hawaii Ironman.

Alternative Medicine

Author: Donal O'Mathuna,Walt Larimore, MD

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310861004

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 512

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The most complete resource of its kind on alternative medicine• Herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and alternative therapiesTheir specific usesWhich ones really work (and which ones don’t)What to watch out for• Christian versus non-Christian approaches to holistic health• Clinically proven treatments versus unproven or quack treatments• Truths and fallacies about supernatural healing• Ancient medical lore: the historical, cultural, and scientific facts• And much, much moreAlternative Medicine is the first comprehensive guidebook to nontraditional medicine written from a distinctively Christian perspective. Keeping pace with the latest developments and research in alternative medicine, this thoroughly revised edition combines the most current information with an easy-to-use format. University lecturer and researcher Dónal O’Mathúna, PhD, and national medical authority Walt Larimore, MD, provide detailed and balanced answers to your most pressing questions about alternative medicine—and to other questions you wouldn’t have thought to ask.Also includesTwo alphabetical reference sections:Alternative therapiesHerbal remedies, vitamins, and dietary supplementsA description of each therapy and remedy, an analysis of claims, results of actual studies, cautions, recommendations, and further resourcesHandy cross-references linking health problems with various alternative therapies and herbal remedies reviewed in the book