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Craniosacral Therapy Explained

Updated: Sep 14, 2022

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What is Craniosacral Therapy?

Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a gentle, non-invasive form of massage which uses a light touch to examine membranes and movement of the fluids in and around the central nervous system. This is a massage that addresses the bones and muscles of the head, spinal column, and sacrum to help relieve tension while promoting a feeling of well-being by eliminating pain and boosting health and immunity. CST stems from osteopathy, which is an approach that emphasizes the role of the musculoskeletal system in health and disease.

Read below for 3 Benefits of Craniosacral Therapy to help you feel your best!


1. Addresses Health Conditions

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Craniosacral therapy is suitable for:

  • Headaches (migraine and tension)

  • Chronic neck and back pain

  • Learning disabilities and attention deficiencies

  • Chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia

  • Emotional imbalance

  • Stress and tension-related problems

  • Neurological disorders (Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, MS, etc.)

  • Temporo-mandibular joint syndrome (TMJ), and other connective tissue disorders

  • Oncology Patients

2. Improves Mood

Craniosacral therapy may support an attitude shift in clients toward a more direct and intimate sense of their own wellbeing, a feeling of "being more at peace with oneself." It may also support a natural shift to self-acceptance, a more natural capacity for loving relations, and a sense of being connected to life.

3. Removes Restrictions

The goal of Craniosacral Therapy is to help get rid of restrictions in this system to improve the functioning of the central nervous system.

Craniosacral Therapy is an effective, non-invasive therapy that can help you achieve your health goals. Common comments after a craniosacral session: a feeling of deep relaxation, decreased pain, and very often clients say they have much better sleep. It's time to try something new to adjust your body and get you back in balance!

Yours in health & wellness,

If you or someone you love needs a Craniosacral Therapy session, give us a call or click to book your Craniosacral Session.

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