Textbook of Pediatric Osteopathy

Textbook of Pediatric Osteopathy

By Eva Rhea Moeckel, DO, MRO, MSCC; and Noori Mitha, DO, MRO, Health practitioner and practising Osteopath


Section 1

1 Introduction, Liz Hayden

1.1 History and philosophy
1.2 What do osteopaths treat in children and why is it so effective?
1.3 Features of paediatric osteopathy
1.4 Treatment

2 The paediatric osteopathic practice, Eva Mockel

2.1 Organising the practice
2.2 Parent information
2.3 Children as patients
2.4 Co-operation with doctors and other practitioners

3 Accompanying the mother before, during and after pregnancy, Noori Mitha

3.1 Basic aspects of pregnancy
3.2 Preparing for pregnancy
3.3 Treatment during pregnancy
3.4 Treatment during labour
3.5 Treatment after delivery
3.6 Osteopathic support when breastfeeding

4 The world of the unborn child. Eva Mockel

4.1 Behaviour and living space of the unborn child
4.2 Influences in prenatal experience
4.3 Possible questions in case history taking

5 Birth and treating the baby, Liz Hayden, Eva Mockel

5.1 Normal labour
5.2 Difficult delivery
5.3 The birth process and its effect on the infant cranium
5.4 Prematurity and associated complications

6 Developmental physiology, William Goussel, Dina Guerassimiouk, Jens-Peter Markoff

6.1 Conditions for physiological development
6.2 Prenatal development
6.3 Postnatal development

7 Osteopathic diagnosis, Liz Hayden, Dion Kulak, Maxwell Fraval, Stefan Wentzke

7.1 Case history
7.2 The paediatric osteopathic examination
7.3 The ?head to toe? sequence of the physical examination
7.4 Examination of the infant and the toddler
7.5 Examination of the preschooler and schoolchild
7.6 Examination of the visual and auditory system
7.7 Osteopathic considerations of sensory development
7.8 Warning signs and differential diagnoses: the frontiers of osteopathic treatment

8 The language of the Primary Respiratory Mechanism, Sibyl Grundberg, Susan Turner, Noori Mitha

8.1 Diagnosis and treatment with the Primary Respiratory Mechanism
8.2 Intraosseous strains
8.3 An osteopathic approach to the new born and infant
8.4 Treating the viscera with the Primary Respiratory Mechanism


9 Psychological aspects , Christine Conroy, Susannah Booth, Renate Sander-Schmidt

9.1 Diagnosing and treating emotional factors
9.2 A child?s world
9.3 Unexpected interactions

10 Nutrition, Astrid Fischer, Teresa Kelly

10.1 Physiological aspects
10.2 Effect of nutrition on the immune system
10.3 Nutrition for babies
10.4 Nutrition for toddlers and schoolchildren
10.5 Testing for food intolerance

Section 2

11 Accomodation difficulties of the newborn, Clive Hayden

11.1 The birth process
11.2 The unsettled newborn
11.3 Sleeping difficulties
11.4 Irritable infants and colic
11.5 Vomiting and regurgitation

12 Pathology and treatment of the gastrointestinal tract, Tajinder K Deoora, Clive Hayden

12.1 Embryological development of the gastrointestinal tract
12.2 Postnatal development of the GIT
12.3 Anatomy of the intestinal viscera and abdominal cavity
12.4 Diarrhoea
12.5 Chronic constipation
12.6 Gastro-oesophageal reflux
12.7 Nervous (functional) stomach ache
12.8 Pyloric hypertrophy

13 Otolaryngology, Henry Klessen

13.1 Growth and development of the neurocranium and viscerocranium
13.2 Adenoids
13.3 Otitis media
13.4 Glue ear (chronic seromucinous otitis)
13.5 Sinusitis
13.6 Osteopathic treatment of the lymph system in ENT diseases

14 Pneumology, Teresa Kelly

14.1 Embryology and anatomy
14.2 The first breath
14.3 The lungs and emotions
14.4 Croup or laryngotracheobronchitis
14.5 Pneumonia
14.6 Bronchiolitis
14.7 Bronchitis
14.8 Bronchial asthma

15 Orthopaedics, Giles Cleghorn, Eva Mockel

15.1 Common orthopaedic conditions
15.2 Plagiocephaly
15.3 Craniosynostosis
15.4 Torticollis
15.5 Scoliosis
15.6 Disorders of maturation of the hip, hip dysplasia and dislocation and sublaxation of the hip
15.7 Coxa vara
15.8 Coxa valga
15.9 Femoral antetorsion
15.10 Perthes? disease
15.11 Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
15.12 Genu varum
15.13 Genu valgum
15.14 Osgood-Schlatter?s disease
15.15 Chondromalacia patellae
15.16 Congenital club foot
15.17 In-toeing (metatarsus adductus)
15.18 Flat foot (pes planus)
15.19 Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA)
15.20 Frequency of treatment and aftercare

16 Neuropaediatrics, childhood and adolescent psychiatry, William Goussel, Dina Guerassimiouk, Kok Weng Lim, Jens-Peter Markhoff, Timothy Marris, Robyn Seamer

16.1 Anatomy and physiology of the brain
16.2 Hypotonia
16.3 Developmental delay
16.4 Cerebral palsy
16.5 Sensory integration disorders
16.6 Specific learning difficulties
16.7 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
16.8 Epilepsy
16.9 Head pain in children

17 Genetic conditions, Peter Cockhill

17.1 Down?s syndrome
17.2 Achondroplasia
17.3 Conclusion

18 Orthodontics, Ariane Hesse

18.1 Nomenclature and morphology
18.2 Development of dentition and the jaw
18.3 Temporomandibular joint disorders
18.4 Principle of treatment in orthodontics
18.5 Teamwork between the osteopath and the orthodontist

19 Speech therapy, Sigrid Graumann-Brunt, Noori Mitha

19.1 What do we mean by language?
19.2 The production of spoken language
19.3 Language development
19.4 Developmental stages in language
19.5 Normal development of spoken language
19.6 Impaired development of spoken language
19.7 Osteopathic treatment of language disorders

20 Vaccination, Manuela Da Rin
20.1 The immune system
20.2 Vaccinations: pro and contra
20.3 Relevant osteopathic treatment
20.4 Conclusion

Appendices

Glossary, Noori Mitha, Eva Mockel, Susan Turner

Literature, Liz Hayden

Websites, Liz Hayden

Self-help groups, Liz Hayden

Associations in Europe, Liz Hayden, Eva Mockel

Training in the UK, Liz Hayden