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Sufi, Persia, 15th Century

Children and CST

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Duncan B, McDonough-Means S, Worden K, Schnyer R, Andrews J, Meaney FJ. Effectiveness of osteopathy in the cranial field and myofascial release versus acupuncture as complementary treatment for children with spastic cerebral palsy: a pilot study. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2008;108:559–570

Gillespie BR. Case study in paediatric asthma: the corrective aspect of craniosacral fascial therapy. Explore (NY). 2008;4:48-51.

Gillespie BR. Case study in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: the corrective aspect of craniosacral fascial therapy. Explore (NY). 2009;5:296-8

Hayden C, Mullinger B. A preliminary assessment of the impact of cranial osteopathy for the relief of infantile colic. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice.2006;12:83-90.

Kotzampaltiris PV, Chou KJ, Wall SP, Crain EF. The cranial rhythmic impulse and excessive crying of infancy. J Alt Comp Med. 2009;15:341–345

Lim KW. Infantile colic: A critical appraisal of the literature from an osteopathic perspective. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. 2006;9:94-102.

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Mills MV, Henley CE, Barnes LL, et al. The use of osteopathic manipulative treatment as adjuvant therapy in children with recurrent acute otitis media. Archives of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine. 2003:157(9):861-6.

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Steele KM, Viola J, Burns E et al. Brief report of a clinical trial on the duration of middle ear effusion in young children using a standardised osteopathic manipulative medicine protocol. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. 2010;110(5):278-84

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