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Skeletal Correlations Around the Craniosacral System

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Functional, Structural, Craniosacral and Craniostructural

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Craniosacral Models -CranioSomatics

G. Dallas Hancock innovated craniosacral techniques starting in the late 80s. He was practicing chiropractic using Applied Kinesiology and Sacro-Occipital techniques. His approach was to release patterns on the table and then have the patient walk before re-testing them. Even without symptoms, he noticed that certain patterns would always return. His goal was to find …

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Craniosacral – The Collection

This collection contains posts that are primarily about craniosacral concepts, techniques, and cases. Cranial and craniosacral techniques have a rich history of development. However, persistent skepticism and opposition during its evolution have had an impact. As a result, several major and many less prevalent approaches to craniosacral have evolved. Each has its loyal practitioners. And, …

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Craniosacral Models – Osteopathic Biomechanical Cranial

Osteopathic BioMechanical Model This post on The Osteopathic Biomechanical approach is part of a collection of posts on craniosacral. This collection includes posts about history, treatment models, techniques, concepts, and cases. Osteopathic Cranial Arrives The Founder In every field, there are visionaries. And then, there is that one person who moves the vision forward by …

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Craniosacral – The BioDynamic Model

This post on The Osteopathic Biodynamic approach is part of a collection of posts on craniosacral. This collection includes posts about history, treatment models, techniques, concepts, and cases. Change in Paradigm In the quiet subtleties of craniosacral exploration, most practitioners find things that are beyond their understanding of the physical body. Depending on their beliefs, …

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Notes on William Garner Sutherland

William Garner Sutherland is largely regarded as the father of cranial osteopathy. Most of today’s craniosacral approaches are built on his work. Other noted osteopaths and chiropractors at that time also explored craniosacral approaches. These include names widely recognized in the field today. Cottam, DeJarnette and Weaver are among them. Sutherland, however, is largely regarded as …

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Simplified Craniosacral System Overview

Many of my clients have asked me for a simple explanation of the Craniosacral System. Here is a basic overview of how it is seen in the bio-mechanical model: The word “craniosacral.“comes from the membrane systemthat surrounds the central nervous systemand connects the cranium to the sacrum.  The craniosacral system consists of: The cranium The sacrum and …

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