Craniosacral Therapy

It is within the dynamic stillness that healing happens

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a therapeutic modality of Osteopathic Medicine philosophy which emphasizes how structure governs function.  If the body has structural issues, it will not function properly. The body has all the necessary elements within it to restore health. CST helps restore structural balance bringing the system back to health.

CST is an exceptionally gentle non-invasive treatment for the whole body. Craniosacral Therapy is recognized for the depth of its therapeutic effects and its ability to resolve issues not helped by other modalities. This gentle releasing of chronic tensions within the body can effect major changes in both physical and emotional well-being.

All life events are perceived by the body through the network of nerves that include the brain. Events include trauma of any nature; injury, accidents, physical or emotional trauma, even chemical or biological processes.  Experiences are recorded in the tissue that can cause restrictions and compensatory patterns that affect mobility and function. These may then manifest as chronic pain, disease, dysfunction, and poor recuperative ability.

Craniosacral Therapy unwinds and releases compressions and restrictions with subtle holds which normalizes the flow of cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the central nervous system. This therapy clears fascial restrictions that can be holding pain, compensatory patterns, stress, and trauma from injuries, surgeries, and accidents. This creates space within the body allowing muscles to relax and bones to re-align. Craniosacral Therapy also enhances the health and function of the autonomic nervous system which balances sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system responses. Deep, profound, significant relaxation easily facilitated by Craniosacral Therapy has a restorative effect on the entire body. Craniosacral Therapy is effective for children and adults in most health conditions including the following:

 

  • Migraines & Headaches
  • Acute & Chronic Neck/Shoulder/Back Pain
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Acute/Chronic Effects of Stress & Tension
  • Traumatic Brain and Spinal Injuries
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Pre/Post Surgery
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Jaw Disorders
  • Injuries, including Repetitive Stress