Nasal Specific Technique / Cranial Facial Release – Shown On The Ultimate Fighter
This technique is not only for people who suffer problems with sinusitis, but is also utilized by some of the highest performing athletes in the world. Your breathing capacity is largely dependent on how well you breath which is impacted by your sinus cavity. This space is formed by cranial bones which are held together by joints. Manipulating these joints by Cranial Facial Release can help restore normal breathing capacity. This is especially true with athletes that take direct blows to the face.
Sinusitis is one of the most common health conditions in the United States. The origin may be of viral, bacterial, fungal, allergy, environmental (chemicals, dust, pollutants, weather), anatomical variations in the sinuses. Major criteria of sinusitis;
- Sinus Headaches
- Nasal Congestion
- Excessive Mucous
- Disturbance of Smell/Taste
- Nasal Speech
Nasal Specific Technique in Denver
This unique therapy utilizes a blood pressure bulb and finger cots. The finger cots are placed inside the sinuses through the nose and are briefly inflated. The inflation of the finger cot produces several benefits, such as;
- Pushes out accumulated mucous.
- Shifts and helps realign cranial bones to relieve built up pressure.
- Restore proper respiratory breathing.
- Restore normal sinus drainage.
- Allows normal articulation of sinus joints.
Nasal Specific technique in Denver is not suitable for everyone. Contraindications include:
- Prior nasal surgery.
- Recent facial fracture.
Nasal Specific technique in Denver is recommended to be performed 5 times over the course of 2 weeks to achieve maximum benefit. Reduction in symptoms is expected between 1 and 3 treatments. This treatment may need to be performed on an annual or biannual basis. It is also important to address other factors that may be contributing to your sinusitis. Other possible home/office treatments may involve;
- Facial massage
- Lymphatic drainage of neck
- Spinal Adjustments
- Nasal Flush
- Dietary allergen/inflammation identification
- Pharmaceuticals (bacterial/fungal related sinusitis)
- Reduction of home VOC’s