Latest Evidence in Treatments

If your friends are telling you to stand in one of those cold Cryotherapy chambers, or shine a Red Light emitting wand on your nether regions… this is the section to visit before making a decision.

We define treatments as those interventions someone else (a medical professional or otherwise) has to do to you, as opposed to Practises, that you can do yourself.

As always, our skilful academics assess the results of the best available research on these treatments, to tell us whether their claims should be taken seriously.

Does Craniosacral Therapy Work? The Evidence Reviewed
Nicolas Ferrara PT DPT

Introduction Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a form of light touch manual therapy practiced by osteopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, and physical therapists, that involves applying gentle pressure to the patient’s head and neck to treat various conditions. The...

Does Skullcap Have Health Benefits? A Scientist Explains
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction Scutellaria baicalensis, also known as “Chinese skullcap” or “Huang Qin,” is a root extract that has been used in both traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine for centuries. Skullcap is also widely used as a backbone in herbal formulas in the western...

Does Lavender Oil Do Anything? We Review the Research
Dr Merry FRCPI PhD

Introduction There are over 250,000 lavender-related products for sale on Amazon. That sure is a whole lot of lavender. These range from essential oils, teas, car fresheners, chocolates, perfumes, and cosmetics to religious crosses. Lavender is believed to offer a...