Paediatric courses for graduate osteopaths

Next Dates:


16th -18th May 2014


28th - 30th November 2014


26th - 28th September 2014

The course will be delivered in English

Requirements: Full professional indemnity insurance, note book, loose clothing.


Edinburgh £480

Bristol £545

Sweden SEK 6000



This intensive course reflects Giles Cleghorn's 30 years of experience using structural and cranial techniques, biodynamic techniques and balanced ligamentous tension.

You may wish to visit for further background information on Giles Cleghorn, MApp Sc (Ost Paed), DO, DSH.

Contact details

Giles Cleghorn or Robert Dumbleton

The Chandos Clinic, 21 Chandos Rd

Redland, Bristol, BS6 6PG.

Telephone (44)117 974 5084.

Advanced Paediatrics - Neuroanatomy, Osteopathic Treatment & Techniques

The material covered in this module is relevant to patients of all age groups, but the course focus is on children.

Level four looks in depth at the central nervous system and the deeper systems of the body and brain. We consider the techniques and treatments that can help in the more difficult and challenging cases that we encounter in general practice.

Covers the osteopathic view of neuroanatomy and academics will look in depth at:

  • The cerebral cortex
  • The basal ganglia
  • The limbic system
  • The corticospinal tracts
  • The cerebellum
  • An osteopathic view of the nature of bone

The course will cover the advanced treatment of:

  • CNS lesions such as cerebral palsy
  • Aspergers syndrome and autistic spectrum behaviour in children
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Dyslexia
  • Sleep and sleep disturbances
  • Genetic disorders such as Down's Syndrome
  • Orthopaedic problems

This advanced level is suitable for students who have completed Paediatrics level 1, 2 or 3 or are who have been practicing cranial techniques or biodynamic techniques for 3 years or more.