1: a light-touch, whole-body treatment technique developed by John E. Upledger, DO, OMM; works with the body’s craniosacral system to support and nourish the central nervous system — improving overall health and well-being.
2: a complementary method of hands-on bodywork; works with the natural and unique rhythms of the different body systems to pinpoint and address problem sources.
3: helps to alleviate the aches, pains and strains of life; improves coping mechanisms to allow for better management of stress.
4: improves the body’s ability to self-care; can produce profound, positive changes.
When we learn to understand the body's natural rhythms, we unlock the power of the body to heal. Craniosacral Therapy allows the body to go into a relaxed state. It is from this relaxed state that the body connects with its innate ability to heal.
CST works with the cranial fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Treatments work to regulate this fluid. CST is helpful with these conditions:
A patient came to see me with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune disorder. She had been in constant pain. After just one craniosacral treatment, the pain went away. This modality is not just for relaxation. It absolutely helps with the healing process.