Dr. Fortune is a practitioner who uses Cranial Sacral Osteopathy,
a gentle manipulation of the skull can relieve pain and tension, bringing
the body back in balance.
A non-obtrusive environment of which the body heals itself and relaxes, crannies balancing as a result of fusion of two separate discoveries. Early this century, William G. Sutherland, was very impressed by the fact bones of the skull were naturally designed to move in relation to each other.
Cranial Sacral Osteopathy is know for the treatment of disease caused by stress and strain. Most people think that the treatment is used within the head are but Cranial Sacral can also be used on the whole body. Cranial Osteopathy is a specialist area of osteopathy that concentrates on the fine movements of the bones of the head, the cranial bones. The brain is immersed in a fluid called cerebro-spinal fluid that bathes and protects the tissues in and around the brain. This fluid pulsates at around 6-15 times a minute, in a healthy craniosacral system, and is known as the cranial sacral rhythm. By manipulating the bones of the head and face the cranial osteopaths can encourage and improve the circulation of cerebro-spinal fluid, helping the body restore itself to health.
Common medical complaints that are suitable for Cranial Sacral Osteopathy:
- Head injuries
- Sinus problems
Dr. Fortune combines his techniques with Thai massage to help stretch and relax the body in order to achieve balance. contact him to schedule a consultation or to make an appointment at his Paia, Maui location. (click here to make an eOsteapath appointment).