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Royal College of Chiropractors CPD Event – Examination of the Weight-bearing Child

Course Date

Start: 23rd September 2017 @ 09:30am
End: 24th September 2017 @ 13:00pm

Course Location

Jury’s Inn Newcastle
St James Gate, Scotswood Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England


Course Description

Northern Faculty and Pregnancy and Paediatric Faculty CPD event

Examination of the Weight-bearing Child

Date: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September 2017

Venue: Jury’s Inn Newcastle, St James Gate, Scotswood Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 4AD

Event outline:

  • Orthopaedic & neurological examination of the weight bearing child (1-5yrs)
  • Forces used in the paediatric spine
  • Growth & development – normal & abnormal
  • Testing for delayed development including exercises for retained infantile reflexes
  • Safe and gentle techniques for the toddler and young child, fascial release techniques, exercises, dietary & advice
  • Introducing the Royal College of Chiropractors’ Paediatric Faculty’s 1-5yr Paediatric Case History Form
  • Latest chiropractic research

Speaker: Elisabeth Davidson FRCC (Paeds) owns a busy multidisciplinary clinic in Aberdeenshire. She graduated from the Anglo-European College of Chiropractic in 1994 with a BSc (chiropractic) and a post graduate diploma in chiropractic (DC) in 1995. She gained an MSc in Advanced Chiropractic Paediatric Practice in 2007 also from the AECC and she is a Fellow and former Secretary of the Royal College of Chiropractors’ Pregnancy & Paediatric Faculty. Originally from Denmark, she has lived in Britain since 1990. She teaches post-graduate seminars in chiropractic care of the pregnant pelvis, neonatal examination and growth & development of the toddler.

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Examining orthopaedic conditions often seen in paediatric chiropractic practice.
  • Learning practical techniques.
  • Exploring stages of development in children.



Day 1

09.30 – Registration

10.00 – 16.00 – Seminar

16.00 – Close

Day 2:

09.30 – Registration

10.00 – 13.00 – Seminar

13.00 – Close

Lunch is included on Saturday Only

Registration fee: RCC members £135, Paediatric faculty members £120, non-members £175

How to Register: To register and pay by card/bank transfer, please telephone 0118 946 9727 or email: Alternatively, please complete the registration form (below or linked) and send it with your cheque, payable to The Royal College of Chiropractors, to the address below. 

Online registration and payment are available at

Cancellations: Fees will be refunded, less a £10 administration charge, for all cancellations received at least 10 days before the event.  No refunds can be given after this date.


Russell Purchon LRCC

**Please do not attend this event unless you have received confirmation of a place and joining instructions from the RCC Events Officer**



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Lucianna Harrison

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