cranial osteopathy

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Related to cranial manipulation: craniosacral therapy, Cranial Sacral therapy

cranial osteopathy

A technique used by osteopaths to gently manipulate the eight bones of the skull.
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His in-depth investigation into the field of cranial manipulation was prompted by an observation of a dural membrane rhythmic motion during a patient's neck surgery in the early 1970s.
The Question: Does regular osteopathic cranial manipulation improve the quality of life of children with cerebral palsy (CP)?
Divided into two sections: Diversified Diagnostic Procedures and Diversified Therapeutic Procedures, chapters cover everything from motion palpation, physiotherapy, cranial manipulation, acupuncture, casting of fractures, obstetrics, hypnotherapy and much more.