Cranial Adjustment

Cranial adjustment is undoubtedly an very old method of therapy that have been put to use in various cultures for centuries.  Misalignments of the cranial bones might lead to a wealth of health conditions. Individuals with dyslexia, learning disabilities, bed-wetting, nightmares, scoliosis, Down’s Syndrome, cerebral palsy, and color blindness have reported improvement with cranial corrections.

One of the most probable reason for cranial subluxations is trauma from falls, accidents or sporting activities, including minor tumbles, bumps, and knocks from formative years, a complicated delivery, or even pre-natal stress. Severe psychological and mental anxiety or toxins in the environment may also affect the stability of the cranial bones and related tissues known as the meninges.

Specific brain centers, the brain stem, cranial nerves, spinal nerves, blood and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow may very well be impacted. Clinical research demonstrates the following problems connected with subluxations of these cranial bones.

What It Is

Cranial Adjustment Therapy is a magnificent science and art was almost abandoned in our contemporary world, nonetheless was providentially rediscovered by Osteopaths and Chiropractors early in 1900s. There is an abundance of scientific research papers showing that in the event that your cranial bones are out of their most appropriate position (locked or subluxated), your physical and psychological health will be affected. Gentle adjustments to these bones bring them back in balance.

How It Works

Your skull isn’t a solitary bone but comprises of 22 cranial bones. You’ve got eight bigger bones that shield your brain and fourteen smaller bones comprise the lower front of your skull. These cranial bones don’t merge but remain discrete and independent throughout life; each bone even features its own distinctive movement. The areas in between the bones are known as sutures(lines) and are filled up with connective tissue, nerves, and blood vessels. Proper movement of your cranial bones is essential for health.

The sphenoid bone is brought up foremost as it apparently has the most effects on emotional and physical well being. The sphenoid make up a significant portion of the bottom of the skull, stores the pituitary gland and influences the movement of cerebrospinal fluid, that is manufactured in the human brain and is essential to central nervous system health and fitness.

Our cranial adjustments usually hold or stay in place for extended periods of time. Occasionally a cranial bone may require more than one correction if there happens to be was a harsh head trauma, multiple shock to the system like bumps and knocks or even dehydration. The end result is often a healthier person, both emotionally and physically.

Cranial Adjustment FAQ

Is Cranial adjustment painful and suitable for children?

Dr Lim incorporates light force, usually from an adjusting instrument, that unlocks or releases cranial subluxations, removing pressure on the brain and spinal cord, and the neurological system as a whole. This is often a fast, gentle procedure that patients (from infants to the elderly) usually find comfortable.

What conditions may come from cranial subluxations?

Sphenoid Subluxation may cause: chronic migraines, head and neck pains, depressive disorders, brain memory trouble, incapacity of thinking processes, dyslexia, neuropsychiatric problems, psychological and mental hindrances, swift changes in moods, forgetfulness, problems related to taste/smell/hearing/vision, verbal communication issues, xerostomia, teeth grinding, dental malocclusion, eye pain, deviation of the eyeball, eyelid weakness, balance disturbances, challenges with tongue, endocrine disturbances, asthma, sinusitis, neck and lower back problems, and scoliosis.

Occipital bone Subluxation may cause: throbbing headache and functional disturbances of the brain, stenosis (narrowing) of the vertebral artery, disturbance of the salivary glands and eyes, disturbance of the cranial nerves affecting the digestive system, tongue and taste, and instability of cervical spine (neck).

Frontal bone Subluxation may cause: difficulties with areas of the health of the brain, visual and eyelid disturbances, eye pain, pupil dilation, nasal congestion, loss of smell, headache, temperament changes, inappropriate behaviour, and disturbances of intelligence.

Temporal bone Subluxation may cause: dizziness, hearing and balance disturbances, ringing or sounds in the ears, hearing difficulties, nausea or vomiting, throwing up, tearing, nasal problems, issues with eye muscles, strabismus, and teeth grinding.

Parietal bone Subluxation may cause: pain around eye, migraine, increased intracranial pressure, feeling of pain inside head, aggressive behavior, attention span problems, and visual problems.

Nasal bone Subluxations may cause: tearing and disturbances of nasal secretions and nasal breathing.

Zygoma bone Subluxation may cause: disturbance around orbit of the eye, eye problems and sinus trouble.

Palate bone Subluxation may cause: numbness in the face, headache, tearing, loss of smell, nasal symptoms (dryness, rhinitis, sinusitis, hay fever) and asthma.

Maxilla bone Subluxation may cause: pain or sensitivity in face, upper teeth, and gums.

Hyoid bone Subluxation may cause: throat problems, tired voice, vocal problems including losing voice and difficulty swallowing.

Mandible and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) subluxation may cause: TMJ pain, lower and upper jaw pain, reduced mouth opening, pain when chewing, pain on the bottom of the mouth, difficulty swallowing, nausea, vomiting, digestive problems, headache, throat pain, teeth grinding, dizziness, balance disturbances, vision problems, tearing, sinus problems, disturbances of taste.