Category: Craniosacral Therapy

Picture of osteopath in early 1900s

Osteopathy, The Cradle Of Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy was conceived and developed by Dr. John E. Upledger (1932-2012) in the U.S. in the 1970’s and ’80s.  However, the principles upon which it is founded  belong squarely into the osteopathic field of the early 1900’s. Dr. John E. Upledger himself was an osteopath, having graduated from the Kirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery in 1963.  In the… Read more →

Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Prevention and Treatment

Cerebrospinal fluid is the lifeline of the brain and the spinal cord, delivering nutrients and removing metabolic toxins continuously to keep it healthy and well-functioning. The cerebrospinal fluid is contained within a three-layered membranous sac, referred to as the meninges, which covers the entire central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) as a single unit. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks occur… Read more →

Benign Childhood Seizures — Truly Unprovoked?

  Benign childhood seizures, also referred to as unprovoked seizures, remain a puzzle for the medical as well as lay community.  They tend to appear in early or middle childhood, come and go for several years and then cease, for no apparent reason.  These seizures may appear during the day or at night, some only at night. Benign childhood seizures… Read more →

Gentle Leader Dog Leash — Potential Health Risks

The gentle leader dog leash has gained great popularity among dog trainers and dog owners alike because it allows them to control even very rambunctious dogs.  Moreover, this type of dog leash is praised for being very gentle and harmless.  Not so, for a number of reasons. The leash isn’t adjusted well to accommodate the dog’s head anatomy. The leash… Read more →

Gentle And Effective Relief For Wrist Pain

Wrist pain may be caused by injury to the wrist or forearm, repetitive strain at work or play, and retention of fluid (edema) during pregnancy or from inflammation in the wrist following a sprain. Tumors, cysts, and deformities due to rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis are also candidates.  Fractures to the small wrist bones (carpal bones) located in the base of the… Read more →