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What's the Torticollis course about?

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Torticollis Introduction, Causes, Examination & Management

    • Learning Objectives & Benign Paroxysmal Torticollis of Infancy (BPTI)

    • Ocular and Osseous causes of Torticollis

    • Neurological causes of a Torticollis & Congential Muscular Torticollis (CMT)

    • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome, Acquired Torticollis & Deformational Plagiocephaly

    • Further conditions associated with Torticollis

    • How to ensure early intervention

    • History and Screening of Torticollis

    • Further Screening and Initial Examination

    • Further Examination of Torticollis patients

    • Prognosis and Initial Interventions

    • Further Intervention

    • Supplemental Interventions and Discharge of the patient with Torticollis

    • Cranial Moulding and Plagiocephaly with Yovanka Torrente - Cranial Orthotist

  • 3

    Before you go...

    • Before you go...


M.Tech (Chiro) MScPaeds (UK)

Mike Marinus

Dr Mike Marinus qualified with an M.Tech in Chiropractic from UJ in 2005 and is currently in private practice in Johannesburg. Family Practice and Paediatrics, in particular, have been special interests that have developed over the last ten years with Dr Marinus completing postgraduate Masters level study in the field of Paediatric Musculoskeletal Health at Bournemouth University.

He is also a founder member of the Paediatric Chiropractic Association of South Africa which was launched in 2016, with a view to improving paediatric education and clinical expertise. He also serves on the Gauteng Infant Mental Health Exco. Dr Marinus has written for many publications over the years on the subjects of: Colic, Reflux, interventions and Chiropractic treatment of Paediatrics. He has been featured on 702 taking Q and A sessions on the subject of Chiropractic Care as well as shows on various other radio stations. He has also been a recurring panellist on ETv’s Great Expectations show as well as Expresso on SABC3. He is currently the host of Connected Paediatrics podcast aimed at paediatric professionals as well as The Easy Baby Podcast with which seeks to make relevant information available to moms and dads as well as giving them practical tips for the first months of their baby’s life.

He has been instrumental in bringing out international lecturers to provide paediatric training to the chiropractic community.