Chiropractic Paediatrics

Dr. Neil J. Davies has been a chiropractic educator and clinician for over 30 years. In 1986, after many years teaching chiropractic philosophy and techniques at RMIT Melbourne, he was responsible for assembling a team of paediatricians and other educators to create the first ever University level degree course in clinical chiropractic paediatrics.

This course, now fully accredited by the University of Wales and delivered to the profession by McTimoney College of Chiropractic, is currently offered to chiropractors in many countries. Dr Davies is well known as a visiting lecturer and conducts seminars in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, UK, Ireland, Israel, Sth. Africa and Nth America.

In January 2000, Dr Davies founded Kiro Kids, a company which has been engaged in delivering seminars and courses in chiropractic pediatrics and education in 14 countries making it the undisputed leader in the field.

Dr Neil Davies D.C. authored Chiropractic Paediatrics A Clinical Handbook in 2000In the same year, Dr Davies released his evidence-based text, “Clinical Paediatrics A Clinical Handbook” which relates clinical chiropractic management to paediatrics, with coverage of the key aspects of syndromes most commonly seen by chiropractors working with children.

This acclaimed text outlines the essential history-taking, physical assessment, subluxation analysis, diagnosis and management for each syndrome, while addressing relevant pathology of paediatric conditions in as much detail as chiropractors need. No other text offers a perspective on paediatrics that is specifically designed for chiropractic management!

It provides a unique, evidence-based approach to the chiropractic management of children’s conditions , making it an essential reference source for both chiropractic clinicians and students.

Textbook Features

  • Describes the pathology of the paediatric conditions most commonly encountered by chiropractors
  • Presents unique chiropractic management paradigms
  • Offers a new approach to the identification and correction of extremity subluxations in children
  • Gives precise descriptions of age-modified techniques
  • Includes detailed, age-specific subluxation assessment protocols
  • Lists indications for referral for non-chiropractic management
  • Includes contributions from other professions involved in the management of children’s conditions (rheumatology, clinical psychology, paediatrics)

For many years, Dr Davies has presented seminars to chiropractors to improve their clinical skills in caring for children. He has a unique way of conveying essential concepts in history taking, physical examination and common syndrome management.

Any chiropractor with an interest at building their own paediatric practice will do well to advantage themselves with the tools and library of resources collated and created by Dr Davies in this last 10 years. See the navigation menu under Clinical Education to see what is available to you.