Cranial Osteopathy is based on the intricate interactions of the brain, spinal cord, cerebrospinal fluid, cranial bones, sacrum and peripheral nervous system. The complex principle of the Primary Respiratory Mechanism (PRM) consists of five components: the inherent motility of the brain and spinal cord; fluctuation of the cerebral spinal fluid; mobility of the intracranial and intraspinal membranes; the articular mobility of the cranial bones; and the involuntary mobility of the sacrum between the ilia.
Disruption in component(s) of the PRM can be a result of trauma (head trauma, dental and surgical procedures, birth trauma, fall, infection, emotional and physical stress), however small or large, old or new.
Christine feels for fluid fluctuations, tension in the membranes, and movement of bones. By placing her hands on your head, sacrum or other parts your body and applying gentle touch that you may not even perceive, she engages your body’s expression of health and improves nervous system function, cerebrospinal fluid flow, membranous tension, and articular strains.
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