VISCERAL MANIPULATION: THE REDISCOVERY OF GLÉNARD’S DISEASE?

What is visceral manipulation? Over the last three decades, French osteopath Jean-Pierre Barral has pioneered the practice of “visceral manipulation” as a distinct branch of osteopathy. According to Barral’s estimates: “In a single day, your internal organs move 30,000 times” and “Your liver alone travels 600 meters. But when one organ cannot move in harmony …

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Fibromyalgia Meets Craniosacral Therapy

Fibromyalgia The current criteria for making the diagnosis of fibromyalgia are based upon the scoring obtained from two subjective measures, the Widespread Pain Index and the Symptom Severity Scale, the results of which are then combined [Wolfe et al, 2010]. Fibromyalgia is therefore neither a distinct syndrome nor a specific disease, which is now being …

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