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The Essentials of Chiropractic Care for Children and Adolescents

The essentials of a family practice, particular to the child and adolescents. This introduction to family care provides an overview of the techniques, adaptations, and considerations for the chiropractic care of children. Learn to address parental concerns and how to deliver a positive experience for both the parent and child.

Technique overview for children: full-spine and upper cervical. Analysis: motion and postural. Demonstration of various chiropractic exam techniques and the application. Adjustment: diversified, low force adaptations for children. Webster coronal suture and infant toggle piece. 

Course Goal 

This course will provide you with an approach to creating a family practice by eliminating fear, increasing education, initiating subluxation analysis and techniques to care for children and adolescents. You will learn education methods for the adults that will aid in referrals of children. You will also be able to recognize and handle potential child abuse situations. 

What to Bring: Please bring a baby doll. Any type of baby doll, other than a Barbie (too small) or Cabbage Patch Kid (no neck), is acceptable. The recommendation is "Mon Bébé". You should also bring a portable table. 


Upcoming Dates

Dec 8 - 9, 2018 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Register
Jan 12 - 13, 2019 Spartanburg, South Carolina Register
Jan 19 - 20, 2019 Overland Park, Kansas Register
Jan 26 - 27, 2019 Atlanta, Georgia Register
Feb 9 - 10, 2019 Los Angeles, California Register

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"This course provided many tools we can implement in practice on Monday. I appreciated Dr. Rossi's stories from his own practice. He's a great teacher.

— Emily Forsgren, DC