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Cranial Osteopathy

Cranial Osteopathy is a very safe, gentle form of osteopathic treatment which uses gentle manipulative techniques to realign the musculoskeletal structure of the head and neck and restore the cranial rhythm.

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About Cranial Osteopathy

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.

How does Cranial Osteopathy Work?

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

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.

Cranial Osteopathy can be used to treat a range of conditions including:

Patient Feedback

To read more independent reviews of the How Osteopathic Clinic please visit our testimonials page

"The craniosacral therapy I receive as part of my appointment is another part of the wide ranging treatment options Helen practices. It is so gentle yet incredibly effective"

Avril, Edinburgh

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