Advanced Pediatric Workshop

Course Objective

To enhance a doctor's practice of pediatric orthospinology. 

Agenda

The complete course agenda is shown below, including topics covered and related hours. There are six (6) total hours of instruction provided during this seminar.

Hour 1

  • Upper cervical procedures with the Webster protocol

Hour 2 

  • Autism and abnormal CSF biomarkers and appropriate upper cervical care

Hour 3

  • Biomechanics of the craniocervical junction in a newborn/toddler.
  • Upper cervical trauma in the birth process.
  • Chiropractic care for the newborn infant

Hour 4

  • Evaluating the upper cervical spine without X-ray.
  • Supine leg length assessment and discerning erector spinae muscle tone.
  • Pediatric patient table placement. *
  • Modified toddler atlas adjusting

Hour 5

  • Orthogonal X-ray setups for the toddler and newborn

Hour 6

  • Review of case studies - from torticollis to scoliosis, Infantile colic and otitis media