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Craniosacral Therapy is the title used for specialized types of treatment using the hands and/or feet for therapeutic purposes. Craniosacral Therapy is a process where soft tissue manipulation is done on specific areas on the cranium with a tiny headgear and fine elastic wires. The primary objective of craniosacral treatment is to help to restore function and restoration of mobility in people who have craniofacial impairments. There are many causes of facial injuries and impairments, from arthritis to cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis (MS). Craniosacral Therapy is suitable for most patients suffering from either or both these conditions.

In my time as a Facial Plastic SurgeonI have treated patients with different levels of facial injuries ranging from fractures to traumatic amputations, and various other injuries affecting the soft tissues. Some of these injuries are readily apparent, whereas others are not as easy to describe or determine on the first visit. In all honesty, over the years I have seen more than one case in which the patient presented with a craniosacral therapy-related injury. I have also seen many individuals who were initially treated successfully with other therapies, but because of their distress, pain or inability to function, were referred back to the cranial specialist.

Facial injury is one of the most frequent reasons for referral to a specialist, and for good reason. The primary objective of cranial therapy is to decrease or eliminate pain, improve range of movement, restore facial nerve function and remove or reduce the presence of deformities, tumors or serious scarring. While the benefits of this type of treatment are usually beyond compare, some patients may experience numbness, tingling, a fluttering feeling, difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing or moving the eyes. These side effects might actually worsen and become much worse if someone doesn't receive the perfect amount of stimulation and education.

The problem with craniosacral therapists quackery is that they are offering quack treatments that just don't work. In fact, those quacks play on people's fear of the unknown. The first step in treating any condition is education. Unfortunately, these"schools" are teaching patients about nothing. No one is even really sure what the cause of the condition is.

I have been told by numerous people that they should feel free to consult a traditional medical doctor about any aches, pains or symptoms that they have. I personally would stay away from this, as it is only a matter of time before we find out everything about the human body. At the same time, there are individuals who would benefit from a cranial manual treatment such as craniosacral therapy. I personally would prefer a manual treatment to any other sort.

Craniosacral therapy is also done without a head piece or craniosacral vest. It only requires using two easy pieces of equipment. One is a clear plastic visor that sits on top of the helmet and the other is an adhesive skullcap. You place your head to the visor and adjust it up and down to suit your head size. Then you place the skullcap back and do the exact same to the other side. This is a safe way to do craniosacral therapy with no risk of injury or infection to the epidermis.

Before deciding to have any craniosacral therapy finished, you should make certain that you do your research. There are lots of distinct types of techniques and philosophies on the market. Some of them don't work in any way, while some could be beneficial. Craniosacral therapists should always discuss all available options with their patients prior to proceeding. Discussing all of the merits of each treatment method could help you make an informed decision.

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