In the worst case scenario, an infection can cause adverse symptoms such as chronic pain and headaches that persist for long periods of time. In such cases, it is best to seek medical attention. Be sure to consult your osteopath for the best advice and the best way forward.
Osteopathictreatment could put you at risk if you experience a feeling of extreme tiredness immediately after treatment.
This could be dangerous if you tried to drive home or operate heavy machinery immediately after your osteopathic treatment. If you find that you have this reaction to osteopathy, then you should organize your osteopathic treatments so that someone else will pick you up or is within walking distance of your home. You should also make sure that you do not operate any heavy machinery (or perform any other activity where you could cause accidents or injury to yourself or others by falling asleep) for a few hours after your osteopathy session. Some people may feel sleepy after osteopathic treatment, this may be due to simple relaxation after treatment.
This can last for a couple of days as the body's tissues settle and reorganize. It is recommended to keep the mobility soft to prevent it from hardening. Ironically, an equal number of patients will feel somewhat energized. The chances of suffering any of the above side effects after receiving osteopathy are extremely low, but that doesn't mean there are no risks.
There are no studies that show that cranial osteopathy is effective in treating migraine, tinnitus, or any other condition in adults. Treatment can continue to work days later, so it's always important to rest and take it easy to give your body the time it needs to heal properly. Most side effects that result from treating osteopathy usually go away after a day or two from the time of treatment.