Cranial Osteopathy is a technique which aims to bring about and maintain stability and sense of equilibrium in the body by balancing its interconnected systems. It is also used for providing relief from pain by natural means. The principle of cranial osteopathy is that many diseases occur due to a disturbance in the normal musculoskeletal structure of the body. Even the problems of the circulatory and nervous system are affected by such a disturbance.
In your first consultation with a cranial osteopath, your earlier injuries as well as any medications you are taking are examined. It is followed by a physical assessment that includes testing of reflexes, blood pressure and the level of comfort of the patient while standing and sitting in different postures.
The osteopath would try to find out the body’s rhythm based on the position and movement of the cranium. It is an attempt to find out how spinal fluid moves around the brain. Now, he is able to recommend a treatment that includes, besides manipulation of the joints and patent osteopathic techniques, advice for complimentary lifestyle modifications.
Cranial osteopathy is an effective treatment for headache, sinus problems, menstrual pain, migraines, stress, digestive system problems and infections.
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