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UK ASA ruling: Craniosacral therapy

A leaflet, for Craniosacral Therapy, stated “Craniosacral Therapy is a hands-on therapy which assists the body’s natural capacity for self-repair … Any trauma, stresses, strains, or tensions which remain in the body restrict the body’s functioning and may give rise to problems over the years.

A complainant challenged whether the ad's claim that Craniosacral Therapy (CST) was effective in treating the conditions listed could be substantiated, and the ads reference to serious medical conditions, such as stroke, cerebral palsy, autism and depression, could discourage essential treatment.

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