About Jonathan Lawrence

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Jonathan Lawrence BA DO Cert Ed, following 4 years teaching Environmental Science, trained at the European School of Osteopathy graduating in 1985. Jonathan has been practising Osteopathy in private practice for 25 years, treating patients of all ages – from babies to the elderly. Having lectured to audiences ranging from small technique classes to presenting at the 2008 Advancing Osteopathy Conference, he established Turning Point Training in order to bring high quality and affordable professional courses in Craniosacral and positional release techniques to practitioners trained in conventional or complementary medicine. He may be contacted on Tel: 01769 579004; info@turningpointtraining.org   www.turningpointtraining.org  

Articles by Jonathan Lawrence

  1. Craniosacral Therapy for Chronic Headaches

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    This article focuses on the Craniosacral therapy developed from the work of osteopath, William Garner Sutherland, a pupil of Andrew Taylor Still, said to be the father of Osteopathy...

  2. Gentle Approaches for Arthritis

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    The author describes the two types of arthritis: osteoarthritis, caused by wear and tear on the joints, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is the result of a disease process that affec...

  3. Craniosacral Therapy For Mother and Baby after Birth

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    In the modern world having a baby is as safe as it ever has been. Mother and baby survival is now an expectation rather than a hope. However modern interventions may make the proces...

  4. Structure and Function in Craniosacral Therapy

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    Craniosacral therapy owes a huge debt to those visionaries originally from the osteopathic profession, who combined an intuitive understanding of the nature of the human organism wi...

  5. Managing Pregnancy and Birth

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    There are nearly 100 trillion cells in the adult body. In each cell there are many thousands of metabolic processes occurring at any one time. It is astonishing how the organism ma...

  6. An Effective Approach to the Management of Osteoarthritis

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    I was introduced to the effectiveness of complementary medicine, when as a late teenager playing hockey for my local club, one of my team mates was struck in the eye by a hockey bal...

  7. Holistic Approach to ME/CSF

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    ME (Myalgic encephalitis) or CFS (chronic fatigue syndrome) is a puzzling and debilitating disorder affecting about 250,000 people in the UK according to the ME association website...

  8. Osteopathy - It's Only a Model

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    For this column I am going to wax philosophical. Before training as an Osteopath I completed a series of courses as part of my Open University degree in sciences and psychology.

  9. Craniosacral Therapy and the Face

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    Craniosacral therapy developed from the work of osteopath, William Garner Sutherland, a pupil of Andrew Taylor Still, the father of osteopathy.

  10. Soft Tissue, Detoxification and Cranio-Sacral Approaches to Arthritis and Ageing

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    Wear and tear in the joints is known by the alarming names of osteoarthritis, or in the spine, spondylitis. These are conditions, which are present in all adults, especially in late...

  11. Craniosacral Therapy in Health and Disease

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    The significance of the craniosacral system in health has become clearer in the last hundred years with William Garner Sutherland in Osteopathy and De Jarnette in Chiropractic devel...

  12. The Importance of the Lymphatic System in Disease and Manual Treatment Approaches

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    Not need to tell you I am sure, but we live in world with unprecedented levels of artificial chemicals. We have not evolved to deal with these agents some of which are not biodegra...

  13. Craniosacral Therapy; Bridging the Science and Art of Healing

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    I was original going to title this piece as Craniosacral Therapy Saves the World on the basis that the principles that underlie CST are the ones that we need to face the challenges ...

  14. Complexity, Chaos and the Paradigm Shift

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    With the NHS in severe crisis it may be a time to seek for a solution hidden in plain sight. Alternative or complementary medicine is something millions of patients seek of their ow...

  15. The Challenge of the Chronic Patient

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    Yesterday I saw the worst kind of patient, or so the joke goes. A young woman with an acute pain in the neck with associated head pain requiring ibuprofen to function. There were no...

  16. CranioSacral Treatment of the Temporomandibular Joint

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    In my early years of practice I was fortunate enough to work in the same building as an holistic dentist. He specialized in correcting malocclusion. He is the only dental practitio...

  17. Craniosacral Therapy; Towards a Holistic World View

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    When treating patients it is not uncommon when I’m holding the cranium, for the patient to say that they can feel something happening say in the foot or the hip. It is also not unus...

  18. The Dural Membranes – Core of the Craniosacral System

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    Craniosacral therapy works by helping the body to achieve a reboot of its homeostatic mechanisms via the rebalancing of structural imbalances. This is achieved through gentle palpat...

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