What is Cranial Osteopathy? | Excelsior Integrative by Chantal Milot RMT

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What is Cranial Osteopathy?

Cranial osteopathy also widely known as craniosacral therapy, is a system of detecting and treating subtle restrictions in any of the body’s tissues, including the skull and sacrum (the large triangular bone at the base of the spine.) Osteopaths use a very light touch to ‘listen’ to the subtle messages communicated by the body, pinpointing [...]

What is Cranial Osteopathy?2023-05-07T18:08:55-04:00

The Deleterious Effects of Sitting on Back Health

You have lately heard that sitting puts more pressure on your spine than standing, and the toll on your back health is even worse if you're sitting hunched in front of a computer. Indeed, the disks in your back are meant to expand and contract as you move, which allows them to absorb blood and [...]

The Deleterious Effects of Sitting on Back Health2017-02-14T18:41:34-05:00

False Sciatica

" False Sciatica" a.k.a "Piriformis Syndrome", refers to pain that begins in the hip and buttocks and continues all the way down the leg. This condition is often accompanied by low back pain, which can be more or less severe than the leg pain. In addition to pain, other sensations include spasms, tingling or numbness [...]

False Sciatica2016-03-24T16:56:27-04:00

Do Tight Hip Flexors Correlate With Weak Glutes?

Lower crossed syndrome, as originally described by Vladimir Janda several decades ago, is commonly sited to describe the muscle imbalances observed with anterior pelvic tilt posture. Indeed, Janda described lower crossed syndrome to explain how certain muscle groups in the lumbopelvic area get tight, while the antagonists get weak or inhibited.  Or, as Phil Page [...]

Do Tight Hip Flexors Correlate With Weak Glutes?2023-05-07T18:30:25-04:00
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