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By Jane Elizabeth Carreiro DO

This evidence-based, absolutely referenced textual content deals a wealth of knowledge at the use of osteopathic suggestions for pediatric issues -- from newborns to youngsters. It discusses general improvement, body structure, and anatomy of the platforms, and it explores stipulations and ailments of early life in addition to the explanation for osteopathic therapy. useful and accomplished, it deals an osteopathic method of knowing the improvement of the skull; the interrelatedness of posture, circulation, and cognition; and the method of work and start.

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VISUAL PERCEPTUAL DEVELOPMENT When you touch someone you love, when you see something that is beautiful, or when you hear music which soothes, you are not touching with your hand, or seeing with your eyes, or hearing with your ears. You receive a stimulating signal of pressure, temperature, auditory frequency or light wave which results in an electricalimpulse in your central nervous system and the secretion of chemicals. Your brain interprets the electrical stimulation and the chemicals which are secreted so that you feel you are touching someone you love, or you are seeing something red, or you are listening to Bach.

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Children who have difficulties with motor or cognitive learning, and children who are handicapped, often do not have options. They may have only one method, one strategy for accomplishing the activity. Any alteration in the conditions will disturb their ability to execute the skill effectively. Let us look at an obvious example. Maura is a 9-year-old child with a mild spastic hemiparesis. Although initially delayed in developmental onset, she is now able to self-ambulate and perform virtually all self-care chores.

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