Cranial Osteopathy is a gentle and effective treatment that safe for people of all ages, from infants to seniors.
What Conditions May Cranial Osteopathy Help?
Cranial Osteopathy may help:
- Chronic Ear Infections and Tonsilitis
- Headaches and Migraines
- Infant Disorders, including Brachycephaly, Plagiocephaly, Colic, Flat head syndrome.
- Post Concussion Syndrome
- Releasing general stress and tension
- TMJ Syndrome
- Whiplash related injuries
How Does Cranial Osteopathic Treatment Work?
Cranial Osteopathy works by stimulating the body's self-healing mechanism. Through gentle and subtle touch, a Cranial Osteopathic Manual Practitioner aids the body to release blockages and dysfunctions to bring the body back into balance. These blockages may are present in the subtle movements that occur in the nervous system.
How Does Cranial Osteopathic Manual Practitioner Work?
When treating, Osteopathic Manual Practitioners, work with their hands, using gentle touch to the skull and other parts of the body.
Clients typically lie on their backs fully clothed on a treatment table.
What Can I Anticipate During Appointments?
The first appointment is 60 minutes long. During this visit, our Osteopathic Manual Practitioners will take a full case history and conduct a thorough cranial osteopathic exam.
Following the exam, your practitioner will explain the findings and a treatment plan, followed by cranial osteopathic treatment.
Follow up appointments are 45 minutes long and will include a brief exam followed by treatment.
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
The treatment numbers depend on the longevity and nature of the symptoms.
Healing is a process. Symptoms there a long time will require more treatments.
Your practitioner will provide you with an estimate of the number of treatments you need.
Is Cranial Osteopathy Covered Under Insurance?
Cranial osteopathic treatment falls under the treatment umbrella of Osteopathy, which most government and private insurance policies cover.