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OPP/OMT Integration Workshop #6: Evaluation and Treatment of the Pediatric Patient With Acute Upper Respiratory, Ear, and Throat Infections

Osteopathic Principles and Practice

Workshop DVD ImageOPP/OMT Integration Workshop #6 presents the integration of OPP into the care of pediatric patients presenting with Rhinosinusitis, Nasopharyngitis and Laryngitis, and Acute Otitis Media (AOM). This case based workshop reviews the mechanics, anatomy, and physiology of the ear, ear and jaw, and eardrum, and explains safety in the use of OMT and medications for pediatric patients, including parental teaching. Each case also covers billing & coding.

Featured Techniques:

  • Anterior Cervical Myofascial Stretch
  • Auricular Drainage Technique (upright), including parental education
  • Cervical Soft Tissue (bilateral lateral stretch)
  • Cervical Soft Tissue (unilateral stretch)
  • Effleurage to the Frontal and Maxillary Sinuses (upright and supine)
  • Galbreath Technique (upright and supine)
  • Hyoid Bone Treatment (upright)
  • Milking of the Sinuses Technique (supine)
  • Muscle Energy of the First Rib (supine)
  • Myofascial Release of the Rib Cage (supine)
  • Occipital (Condylar) Decompression
  • Rib Raising
  • Still Technique of the First Rib (supine)
  • Suboccipital Release
  • Thoracic Inlet Release (upright and supine)
  • Thoracic Pump
  • Thoracic Soft Tissue (on side)

Clinicians involved in the production of this DVD have a vast experience in the use of Osteopathic Principles and Practice in the treatment of pediatric patients.

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