Osteopathy and treatment of childhood asthma ( I)

Written by: Jaume Ramón
Published: | Updated: 14/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

for a new and correct body structure governs the function of it, takes a long time and a large number of generations. Therefore, osteopathy can improve our quality of life, even as severe as relieving asthma pathologies.

The Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease characterized by airway hyper-reactive, ie, an increase occurs in the bronchoconstrictor response of the bronchial tree. This pathology is conditioned by intermittent narrowing of the bronchi caused by the effect of a spasm of the smooth muscles and an obstruction of bronchial secretions.

Asthma in the pediatric population

Asthma is the most common disease in the child population as the respiratory system. Having a large number of infections in the respiratory tract during the first year of life is a risk factor for acquiring asthma between 6 and 8 years;as well as also the permanent exhibition of the child to mites, pollens, fungi, animals, pollutants or smoke snuff producing a response bronchospasm with dyspnea and chest dilated.

Another important fact is that children born by caesarean show a delay in the colonization of the intestinal flora. This situation is a risk factor for contracting atopic asthma, as well as also the development of pathologies of the digestive tract such as gastroesophageal reflux.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Jaume Ramón

Director, responsible and osteopath with Dra.Vanesa Galindo MOTEC Center osteopathy (Barcelona). This experienced osteopath and physiotherapist, has a great sensitivity in their treatments thanks to its devotion to human anatomy and physiology. Dr. Ramon has completed clinical and training in Spain and internationally in Italy, France and Brazil with an extensive international postgraduate training under the supervision of Dr. Jean-Pierre Barral.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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