osteopathy

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therapy based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles

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Benefits of Cranial Osteopathy for the Lyme Patient
C is also for cranial osteopathy, developed by American medic Dr William Garner Sutherland in the 1930s.
His parents needed to pay for cranial osteopathy manipulation, which costs pounds 18 a time and is not available on the NHS.
The School of Cranial Osteopathy sprang from this work.
His system became known as cranial osteopathy. Since so little was known about how it worked, and results with patients seemed at times to be miraculous, Sutherland's system acquired an understandably esoteric reputation.
Treatment methodology incorporates a variety of CAM methodologies, such as the Bates method for visual reeducation, cranial osteopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), nutrition, homeopathy, phytotherapy, psychotherapy, color therapy, iridology, kinesiology, psychosomatic correlation, bioenergetics, and creative visualization.
But I have yet to see clinical evidence supporting cranial osteopathy. This doesn't stop parents of newborns seeking its help to deal with crying.
He became well known for continuing the educational legacy of Wiebrecht-Crozat Orthopedics and integrated cranial osteopathy into the therapy.
But he has responded to cranial osteopathy - manipulation of the skull - which is recommended by experts at a local natural health centre.
Following the advice of others who've tried it with excellent results, I took her for a cranial osteopathy appointment.