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Craniosacral – Concepts, Principles, History

This collection contains posts that are primarily about craniosacral concepts, principles of treatment, and history. This is a great place to grok the landscape of this field. Concepts, like the difference between biodynamic and osteopathic approaches, help to understand craniosacral through contrast. Similarly, Principles, like joint play and skeletal correlations, help to put the treatment …

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Skeletal Correlations Around the Craniosacral System

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Massage Techniques – Distraction and Approximation

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Joint Play and Mobilizations

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Functional, Structural, Craniosacral and Craniostructural

This post explores the differences between functional, structural, direct, and indirect techniques. You can review those concepts with this other post if you are unclear about their comparison and contrasts. It will be essential to understand those terms before reading the rest of this post. Further, it discusses the difference between the more functional approach …

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Yoga, Headstands and Migraines

Take-One Nurse Headstand was in her 40s when she first started seeing me. An academic, she taught at a major university and heard about me through some colleagues. Coincidentally, I was fascinated with her work. She had written chapters for textbooks on sensory integration specifically for therapists. Working with her was easy. She was sensible …

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Fixing Shoulder Pain in the Golf Swing

Professor Slate came to me with shoulder pain in his golf swing. Right at the end of the swing, he would get pain in the shoulder. Previously he’d had problems with a frozen shoulder. But we’d taken care of that. A Good Working Relationship Professor Slate was a slim man in his early 50s. I …

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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 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 Models – CranioSacral Therapy

John Upledger was an innovative osteopath in the 70s and 80s. First, he wrote a small book called Your Inner Physician and You, a readable introduction to the value of craniosacral work. Then, he introduced his approach with the landmark book CranioSacral Therapy in 1980. He followed up with Beyond the Dura, a valuable reference …

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