CranioSacral

What is CranioSacral?

craniosacral relaxationIt is a light-touch manual therapy that addresses restrictions in the CranioSacral system – the membranes and fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. This vital system extends from the bones of the skull, face and mouth, which make up the cranium, down to the sacrum, or tailbone area.
Using a soft touch of about the weight of a nickel, practitioners release restrictions in the cranailsacral system to improve the functioning of the central nervous system.

By complementing the body’s natural healing processes, CST is increasingly used as a preventive health measure for its ability to bolster resistance to disease, and is effective for a wide range of medical problems associated with pain and dysfunction, including:

*  Migraine Headaches
* Chronic Neck and Back Pain
* Central Nervous System Disorders
* Orthopedic Problems
* Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
* Scoliosis
* Chronic Fatigue
* Emotional Difficulties
* Stress and Tension-Related Problems
* Fibromyalgia and other Connective-Tissue Disorders
* Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
* Neurovascular or Immune Disorders
* Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
* Post-Surgical Dysfunction

CranioSacral in Infants and Children:

baby1CranioSacral has proven effective in identifying a number of disorders affecting children, including dyslexia, hyperkinetic behavior and motor-control problems. It’s also good at alleviating such conditions when they’re caused by restrictions in the dura mater membranes of the cranailsacral system…(more at this article at Massage Today)

Conditions that may be avoided or improved by treating newborns:
* Colic
* Vomiting
* Dyslexia
* Aphasias
* Hyperkinetic behavior
* Spasticity
* Motor problems
* Hearing problems
* Down Syndrome
* Autism
* Hydrocephalus
* Strabismus
* Seizures
* Failure-to-Thrive syndrome
* ADD/ADHD
* Speech Delay / Developmental Delays
* Anxiety
* Behavioral Issues
* Sleep

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