Pediatrics - Chiropractic Assistant


Pediatrics 120
Clinical Considerations for Younger Patients

1.0

$20.00 USD

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  • Compare the effectiveness of chiropractic spinal manipulation versus sham manipulation in children aged 7-14 with recurrent headaches.
  • Outline current evidence on the functional changes associated with neck pain in adolescents.
  • Investigate the role of chronic physical illness, mental health disorders and psychological conditions as potential triggers or risk factors for low back pain in children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • Estimate whether carrying a heavier schoolbag (> 10% of bodyweight) is associated with a higher prevalence of low back pain in children between the ages 9 and 16.
  • Examine the changes that are occurring in young athlete’s development and implications on movement, performance, and injury.

Shawn Thistle, DC

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Pediatrics 119
Infants to School Aged Children: Staying in the Game as a Health Care Provider

3.0

$60.00 USD

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Hour 1 

  • Describe recommended health guidance for infants.
  • Analyze evidence-based research with regards to the efficacy of spinal mobilization and soft tissue treatment in the infant.
  • Develop a treatment plan in how to teach parents how to anticipate safety needs and promote healthy musculoskeletal practices for their babies.

 Hour 2

  • Discuss important developmental changes that mark the transition from infancy to early childhood.
  • Describe recommended health guidance for toddlers.
  • Analyze the data surrounding chiropractic care for the toddler child, with a focus on spinal manipulation.
  • Identify safety precautions that can be implemented in and outside of the office for toddlers.

Hour 3

  • Discuss the developmental changes that mark the transition from the toddler to school-aged child.
  • Describe recommended health guidance for preschoolers.
  • Analyze the data surrounding chiropractic care for the school aged child, with a focus on spinal manipulation.
  • Discuss the motor, verbal and neurological findings of developmental milestones in children.

Jennifer Illes, DC

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