This weekend course focuses on Orthopaedic and Musculoskeletal issues that are commonly diagnosed in children from birth to adolescence. The course aims to give an overview of appropriate case history taking, examination techniques including special orthopaedic testing and evidence based musculoskeletal screening, differential diagnosis and appropriate management whether that be treatment and/or referral.
The weekend is comprised of interactive theory based learning, practical sessions on examination, manual treatment and exercise therapy of the paediatric patient and group discussions regarding the evidence base for manual therapy as an intervention for varying pathologies related to neonates, infants and the sporty adolescent.
Course leader: Arabella Gaunt
Dates: Saturday 10 September & Sunday 11 September
CPD hours: 14 hours
When & Where
British School of Osteopathy (BSO)
The British School of Osteopathy (BSO) is the UK’s oldest and largest school of osteopathy. Located at the heart of central London’s cultural and commercial life, the BSO is easily accessible via major transport networks. In 2010, the BSO was shortlisted in the Charity of the Year (income £1m+) category of the Charity Times awards.
Since 2008 the BSO has offered a Master of Osteopathy degree – an integrated undergraduate master’s programme validated by the University of Bedfordshire. The course has recognised qualification status which allows graduates to apply for registration with the General Osteopathic Council, a legal requirement for anyone practicing as an osteopath in the UK.
The school also offers a number of postgraduate degrees and CPD courses for qualified practitioners of osteopathy, physiotherapy and manual therapy.
The BSO also has a pioneering osteopathic research department supporting research at all levels, including undergraduate. It houses one of the best osteopathic libraries in the world, consulted by health care practitioners worldwide.