cranial manipulation


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Related to cranial manipulation: craniosacral therapy, Cranial Sacral therapy

cranial manipulation

(1) Cranial osteopathy, see there.  
(2) CranioSacral Therapy, see there.
(3) Sacro-occipital technique, see there.
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Referring to the benefits of CV4, cranial manipulation may modify the heart rate, blood flow velocity, blood pressure, and cerebral tissue oxygenation and reduce symptoms of otitis media and colic [4, 7].
The cranial manipulation may be helpful if there is an imbalance in the autonomic nervous system which is common in many diseases.
Smith, "Cranial manipulation can alter sleep latency and sympathetic nerve activity in humans: a pilot study," The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol.
Half were treated with osteopathic cranial manipulation while the other half didn't.
The parents of the children who had the cranial manipulation were twice as likely to say their children's quality of life was improved.
In some cases, cranial manipulation by a competent osteopathic physician may prevent the need for more drastic intervention.