It is based on the fact that the brain and the bones of the skull that house it are in constant movement, a micro-movement in reality, which allows the cerebrospinal fluid to move permanently irrigating the brain, this is called the Primary Respiratory Movement.
Blows, stress, sudden movements, abrupt accidents or any other type of action that involves possible physical or chemical traumas for the brain and skull will result in a malfunction of that movement mentioned above.
This can be translated into: Headaches, lack of sleep, sinusitis, migraines, jaw pain, respiratory distress, backaches, tiredness, light-headedness, dizziness….
The osteopath in this case will guide his efforts in establishing an effective “communication” with the state of the patient; It is about “listening” to the primary respiratory movement and determining how to release the tension that the individual may have.
Cranial osteopathy focuses mainly on treating everything related to the brain and the bones that contain it, the skull. It is released through manual techniques and facilitate the micro mobility of the skull and the whole cranio-sacral relationship through the meningeal membranes and the role of the cerebrospinal fluid.
In specialized centres, cranial osteopathy is increasingly requested.