Cranial Osteopathy is a gentle and holistic treatment focusing on the whole person not just the presented condition. This page provides info on how we can help and what we treat including faqs

Cranial Osteopathy

Osteopaths who choose to specialise in the field of Cranial Osteopathy develop highly trained palpatory skills to detect areas of tension in the body, including within the head, and utilise gentle manipulative techniques to correct these imbalances. This method of treatment is well-suited for babies, children, pregnant and post-partum women and other adults alike.

We are able to help with...

Cranial Osteopaths treat in a gentle and holistic way, they focus on the whole person and not just the presented condition. It is a discipline which reaches out to many individuals of varying ages. It can be used solely or alongside structural osteopathic techniques. Due to its diverse nature Cranial Osteopathy can assist in helping to relieve the following complaints:

Cranial Osteopathy

  • Flat Head
  • Sleeping Problems
  • Feeding Difficulties
  • Colic
  • Digestive Difficulties
  • Fractious
  • Headaches
  • Sinus Problems
  • NeckPain
  • Digestive Problems
  • Back Pain
  • The above list is by no means extensive of all the conditions Cranial Osteopaths believe they can help with, but it aids in providing an overview of perhaps some of the most common symptoms individuals seek our help for.

    If you are unsure if we may be able to help with your symptoms or you do not know which discipline may be most suitable for you, please do contact us either by phone or email where we can provide you with further information and advice.


    Can anybody of any age come for cranial treatment?
    Yes, our cranial osteopaths can treat from birth upwards.

    Does cranial osteopathy hurt?
    Cranial osteopathy shouldn't hurt as it is a very subtle technique, often so subtle sometimes you maybe unaware changes are are occurring until after the treatment. This is particularly the case when treating very young patients.

    How long do the sessions last?
    First visit appointments will last anywhere between 30-45minutes and any follow up sessions are 30 minutes. The length of the appointments are the same whether it is for a baby, child or adult.