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Paediatric systematic review nears final stages

NCOR’s Austin Plunkett (iO Council member) provides OT with an update on the progress of their systematic review on the role of manual therapy in paediatric care. The intention is to produce a detailed review for publication which will feature an at-a-glance summary of findings that clinicians will find informative in their daily practice.

Childcare can be a source of anxiety for parents, and they often seek osteopaths for reassurance and guidance, so it is important for practitioners to keep their knowledge base up-to-date regarding this vulnerable population.

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