“Dr. Mette Hobaek Siegenthaler has been asked to present 2 courses of 2 days in the Netherlands. Multiple seminars over the past years were attended by Swiss and European chiropractors in Basel, Switzerland. The main focus of the class is pediatric care in a chiropractic office. Dr. Mette Hobaek Siegenthaler delivers the material in a modern and educated manner with a solid understanding and practical approach. The feedback to the previous seminars have been exclusively positive and enthusiastic.”
Seminar Program June 6th:
Welcome / Introduction
Pregnancy. Birth. Term-Preterm-Postterm baby. Intrauterine general movements
General movements after birth, adaptions after birth, new born reflexes and general appearance of an infant after birth. Adaptions at home after birth
Development of the locomotor system.
Normal infant development and its variations, step by step day 1 to 1 years of age. Divided into: 0-4 weeks old, 4-8 weeks old, 8-12 weeks old, 12-16 weeks old, 16-24 weeks old, 6-9 months, 9-12 months. Examination in all stages. Case presentations.
12.30 – 14.00:
Development of the locomotor system cont.
Normal infant development and its variations, step by step day 1 to 1 years of age. Divided into: 0-4 weeks old, 4-8 weeks old, 8-12 weeks old, 12-16 weeks old, 16-24 weeks old, 6-9 months, 9-12 months.
Examination in all stages. Case presentations.
What’s our role; in Europe
What defines us
Integration in the health care system
Learn how to “think pediatric care”; it’s different from adult care. Learn the fine line between normal, normal variations and pathology.
Closing round. Questions
End seminar day 6th of June
Seminar Program June 7th:
Short summary with questions from day 1
Breastfeeding and breastfeeding problems. Chiropractic care for breastfeeding problems
Sleeping problems at different ages. Chiropractic care.
Torticollis / Asymmetry / Plagiocephaly
Infantile Colic / the crying infant / Infantile headache
Developmental anatomy of the spine: review. What is important for us to know. Spinal Manipulative therapy: theory and practical applications. Important research.
Hyper and Hypotonicity
Writing pediatric reports.
Baby friendly chiropractic clinic
End seminar day 7th of June
Seminar outline 7th of November:
Children, schoolchildren and adolescent friendly practice.
Communication with patient and parents
Communication with the anxious child: hypnotic communication techniques with the child.
Pain in childhood Pain scale, child expressing pain.
Growth and its importance in musculoskeletal pain
Spine: the frontal plane
Spine: The sagittal plane
End of seminar day 7th of November
Seminar outline 8th of November:
Posture: what is normal, what is abnormal, what is pathological
Adolescent: legal rights. What do we need to know. How to respect adolescent rights and wishes in daily practice.
Development of the lower extremities. Normal variants and pathologies. Case presentation
Migraine: Pre-migraine syndrome
The clinical value of understanding growth in children with case presentations
Practical application in SMT in the pediatric patient: all ages
Closure. Questions etc
End of seminar day 8th of November