By Jane Elizabeth Carreiro DO

This evidence-based, totally referenced textual content bargains a wealth of knowledge at the use of osteopathic recommendations for pediatric issues -- from newborns to youngsters. It discusses basic improvement, body structure, and anatomy of the platforms, and it explores stipulations and illnesses of early life in addition to the explanation for osteopathic remedy. useful and finished, it bargains an osteopathic method of realizing the improvement of the skull; the interrelatedness of posture, stream, and cognition; and the method of work and beginning

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Physical Therapy 70: 799-807 Woollacott M H, Shumway-Cook A, Nashner L 1986 Aging and posture control: Changes in sensory organization and muscular coordination. Journal of Aging and Human Development 23:97-114 Woollacott M H, Debu B, Mowatt M 1987 Neuromuscular control of posture in the infant and child: is vision dominant? Journal of Motor Behavior 19: 167-186 Woollacott M H, Burtner 1',Jensen J, [asiewicz J, Roncesvalles N, Sveistrup H 1998 Development of postural responses during standing in healthy children and children with spastic diplegia.

The development of coordination in infancy. Elsevier, Amsterdam: 331 Sveistrup H, Woollacott M H 1997 Practice modifies the developing automatic postural response. Experimental Brain Research 114(1): 33-43 Topper A K, Maki B E, Holliday P J 1993Are activity based assessments of balance and gait in the elderly population predictive of risk of falling and! or type of fall? Journal of the American Geriatric Society 41: 479-487 von Hofsten C, Fazel-Zandy S 1984 Development of visually guided hand orientation in reaching.

Changes in perception occur in response to the type of stimulation experienced. This process continues throughout life, which is why a person can learn new skills, new concepts and completely new ways of thinking about things. Sensory stimulation concerning size, spatial relations, sounds, textures, taste, pain, comfort and a myriad of other experiences is collected and catalogued in the central nervous system. These records of experience can be thought of as 'maps' which can be compared and integrated.

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