Cranial Osteopathy refers to a gentle type of osteopathic treatment using subtle and and pain-free manipulative techniques. Cranial Osteopaths use osteopathic principles to treat the whole body including but not exclusively the head.
A careful study of the patient's past medical history
A full discussion with and examination of the patient
Using subtle and gentle techniques, gradually release the stresses and strains on the body
Cranial osteopathy is suitable for patients of all ages from the very young to the very old as the only sensations that will be experienced by the patient are gentle pressure and warmth.
There are many method of treatment associated with osteopathy from the more vigorous, dynamic techniques with often result in re-alignment of joints in the musculoskeletal system, to the more gentle cranial osteopathy.
Osteopaths will have different specialities including sports injuries, paediatrics, visceral (treating the internal organs of the body). Cranial osteopathy embraces all of these.
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