What is Cranial Osteopathy?

Category: Physical Therapy


Cranial Osteopathy is the study of anatomy and physiology of the cranium and its inter-relationship with the body as a whole. It may be applied for the prevention and treatment of disease and enhancement of health, within the practice of the science of osteopathy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Muscle and joint pain 3 1
Muscle tension 3 1
Back pain 2 1
Headaches 1 0
Hypermobility syndrome 1 0
Muscle pain 1 1

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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cranial Osteopathy

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Cranial Osteopathy

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Reason Patients
Expense 1
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Stopped going to Cranial Osteopathy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 2
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There are no evaluations for Cranial Osteopathy.