cranial osteopathy

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cranial osteopathy

A technique used by osteopaths to gently manipulate the eight bones of the skull.
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Dr Upledger pioneered techniques for evaluating and treating the dural membranes and distinguished CranioSacral Therapy from other cranial techniques which were focused on the osseous elements of the cranium.
But in 10 years as a practising osteopath, he has seen the cranial techniques of his science help a large range of ailments.
Trained osteopaths go on to study cranial techniques, but it is also possible to train as a canio-sacral therapist without studying osteopathy.