BMJ Group Medical Reference
Cranial osteopaths apply gentle pressure on the bones of the cranium (the top of the head). They believe that this can help with colic. But there hasn't been any good research to say whether or not cranial osteopathy works for colic.
We also don't know if this treatment can cause side effects. There hasn't been any research.
An osteopath is a health professional who flexes and moves your bones, joints and muscle. Osteopaths aim to help people's bodies heal, particularly after injuries.
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