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Chiropractic Assistant

Chiropractic and Pregnancy 211
Pregnancy and Pediatric Treatment Evidence, Adverse Events and Clinical Considerations


Hour 1

  • Examine all reported cases of serious adverse events in infants and children receiving manual therapies from chiropractors as well as practitioners from other disciplines
  • Outline the connection between pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and biomechanical changes during pregnancy
  • Review differential diagnostic consideration for the important causes of back pain in children and adolescents
  • Analyze the design and results of a pragmatic study on chiropractic care for infant colic
  • Justify the chiropractic management of pregnant patients with low back or pelvic pain

Hour 2

  • Outline the state of the literature on the treatment of childhood respiratory conditions with manual therapy
  • Evaluate the effect of supplementing various combinations and types of micronutrients on the course and outcomes of pregnancy
  • Examine whether a multimodal approach of musculoskeletal and obstetric management (MOM) was superior to standard obstetric care to relieve pain and reduce impairment and disability in the antepartum period
  • Assess the peer-reviewed literature on the effectiveness of physical therapy interventions in treating lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy
  • Summarize the results of a systematic review evaluating the evidence for the use of spinal manipulative therapy for pediatric conditions

Shawn Thistle, DC

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