Incidence of Somatic Dysfunction in Healthy Newborns

@article{Waddington2015IncidenceOS,
  title={Incidence of Somatic Dysfunction in Healthy Newborns},
  author={Erica L Waddington and K. T. Snider and M. Lockwood and Vanessa K. Pazdernik},
  journal={Journal of Osteopathic Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={115},
  pages={654 - 665}
}
CONTEXT Recent evidence suggests that osteopathic manipulative treatment of somatic dysfunction in newborns may decrease complications and hospital length of stay. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Healthy newborns aged 6 to 72 hours were physically examined and assessed for somatic dysfunction, including asymmetry and motion restriction of the cranial, cervical, lumbar, and sacral regions.Expand
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