Cranial Osteopathy is an incredibly gentle form of osteopathic treatment

Cranial Osteopathy is used to treat a range of conditions including:

  • Neck pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Headaches
  • Migraine
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Period Pain
  • Cramps

What is Cranial Osteopathy?

Cranial Osteopathy is a gentle and effective method of diagnosis and treatment, which recognises the subtle mechanics of the head and their impact upon the wellbeing of the body.

Cranial Osteopaths are trained to detect the variations in the subtle rhythmical shape change present in the all body tissue. This movement is known as the Cranial Rhythm or Involuntary Motion. Damage to the head or neck may disrupt the cranial rhythm and cause discomfort and pain throughout the entire body.

How does Cranial Osteopathy Work?

Cranial Osteopathy uses gentle manipulative techniques to realign the musculoskeletal structure of the head and neck and restore the cranial rhythm.

Edinburgh Osteopath Helen How is a trained and highly experienced Cranial Osteopath and depending upon her diagnosis of your complaint, may incorporate Cranial Osteopathy into your osteopathic treatment if she feels that it will alleviate your symptoms.

What is Cranial Osteopathy used to treat?

Commonly treated symptoms which can be relieved by Cranial Osteopathy include; Back and Lower Back Pain, Joint pain, Migraines and Headaches, Neck Pain, Sports Injuries, period pains and cramps.

Is Cranial Osteopathy Safe?

Cranial Osteopathy is a very safe, gentle form of osteopathic treatment – so gentle that patients have fallen asleep during it! Because it is such a gentle form of osteopathy it is suitable for all ages and conditions and is often used to treat ailments in children and babies.