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Craniosacral Therapy refers to the link between the cranium (or head), and sacrum (the bone at the base of your spine). For decades (since the early 1900’s), various forms of cranial manipulation have been used to resolve a range of conditions, from headaches and ear infections to stroke, spinal cord injury, hormone imbalance and nervous system disorders.* Our Doctors are trained in various methodologies within this therapy.

Our inherent life force produces rhythmic impulses that subtly move throughout the body’s tissues and “breathe” the motion of life. These rhythms are the essential ordering principles of our body and mind—a blueprint for health. Sensitive hands can detect these impulses by palpation.

Optimal rhythm within the body is important for the cells ability to get toxins out and nutrition in. This is needed for the body to heal from trauma, stress, and disease. The body knows how to bring itself back into balance if given the opportunity to do so with a conscious intention to heal. As the body sinks into this healing state, a process of unwinding begins allowing the release of long-held stress patterns. Over time, this can bring the body back into balance and optimal health.

The craniosacral therapist is skilled at feeling this subtle movement and areas of restriction in the skull, spine, sacrum, joints and muscles. Areas of restriction lead to decrease in nerve transmission, flow of vital fluids and then to symptoms of pain and discomfort. These areas of restriction lead to stresses of the system and contribute to dysfunction and poor health. The touch is extremely gentle and sensitive, so your appointment will be relaxing and enjoyable.

What can Craniosacral Therapy do for my health?
Craniosacral therapy is a hands-on approach that involves “listening with the fingers” to the body’s subtle rhythms and any patterns of inertia and congestion. The emphasis of each appointment is to encourage and enhance the body’s own self-healing and self-regulating capabilities, even in the most acute pathologies.*

What can I expect during a Craniosacral Therapy session?
Craniosacral Therapy uses very light touch and is suitable for people of all ages, including babies, children and the elderly, and can be effective in acute or chronic cases. You will be lying comfortably on a massage table while only removing shoes and jewelry.

Common conditions helped by Craniosacral Therapy:*

In Adults:*
Acute / Chronic Injury
Chronic pain
Neck / Back Pain
Neurological diseases
Headaches / Migraines
Vision / Eye disorders
Teeth grinding
Anxiety / Depression
Shock / Trauma

In Children:*
Sensory Process Disorders
Behavioral issues
Ear infections
Failure to thrive
Growing pains

During Pregnancy / Post-partum:*
Anxiety / Depression
Failure to thrive
Back Pain
Birth trauma
Latching issues