Osteopathic manipulative treatment showed reduction of length of stay and costs in preterm infants: This systematic review and meta-analysis looked at the mean difference in length of stay and costs between osteopathy and alternative treatment group. All studies reported no adverse events associated with OMT. The review showed clinical effectiveness of OMT in reducing of length of stay and costs in a large population of preterm infants.
Authors:Lanaro D, Ruffini N, Manzotti A, Lista G. in: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(12):e6408.
Nice to see emerging data on osteopathic care of pre-term infants – something we cover on our Paediatric Diploma in Osteopathy at the Osteopathic Centre for Children, London.