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is there any evidence for success with craniosacral therapy with emotional eating or any other eating disorders

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Pflieger
39 years experience Family Medicine
Unclear: As with most manipulation techniques, it is difficult to do the scientific studies to prove if it works or doesn't work. Having studied craniosacral t ... Read More
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience Psychiatry
No evidence: Alternative approaches like the one you mentioned are not evidence based. For local evaluation/ treatment, please visit: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#ex ... Read More
Dr. Nina Savelle-Rocklin
8 years experience Clinical Psychology
No...: Emotional eating and eating disorders are attempts to resolve internal conflicts or issues with a behavior. The problem is not in one's brain; it is ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Syringomyelia: The origin of the syrinx should be investigated. A contrast enhanced thoracic MRI and a cervical MRI and brain MRI should be done to evaluate for a c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes craniosacral therapy refers to the specific osteopathic technique of treating the skull plates with the application of gentle force of direct hand ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Reiki v Craniosacral: Both of the treatments you mention are based on energy medicine or the theory that there is an invisible force or bio-electric force that animates us ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Osteopaths: Cranial sacral therapy (cst) can be a powerful tool for healing but requires skill and gentle precision. The most effective practitioners of cst are ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Banner
47 years experience Dentistry
Helpful adjunct: Craniosacral therapy can be a very helpful adjunct to TMJ therapy. The problem is that if there is a vertical or anterior/posterior problem with the j ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
NO: AS you might know this is a skull deformity. RApid growth, premature closure of cranial sutures, position of sleep all contribute to it. Similarly, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Varies: I received my training in medical school, followed by more training in post-graduate courses. There is now training available through massage courses ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Plagiocephaly: In my experience this has not been a useful therapy - once the child gets beyond a year of age it is hard to correct a "mild" plagiocephaly with this ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
An offshoot of OCF: Ocf is osteopathy in the cranial field. It is a century old field of manual treatment for headaches and other problems. Based on the idea that the s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sternberg
48 years experience Clinical Psychology
Eating disorders: Yes, therapy could help. The best way to find out is to find a therapist in your area who specializes in eating disorders (google, professional organi ... Read More

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