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Cranio Sacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy is a form of therapeutic touch that addresses imbalances in the craniosacral system — the membranes and fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.

An Article On Cranio Sacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy dates back to 1970

Craniosacral therapy dates back to 1970 and was developed by osteopathic physician John Upledger. The idea is that the whole body responds to the rhythmical activity of the craniosacral system.

During a craniosacral therapy session,

During a craniosacral therapy session, a therapist senses subtle motions while looking for any restrictions impeding the free motion of the craniosacral system and various body regions, tissues, organs, and subtle energy systems. Manual techniques using very light touch help release those restrictions.

Craniosacral therapy takes place while you lay on your back

Craniosacral therapy takes place while you lay on your back. You may wear comfortable clothes, but it can also be done through the sheet and blankets if you are unclothed.

A therapist who has been especially trained in craniosacral therapy

A therapist who has been especially trained in craniosacral therapy will use techniques that will probably include holding your head in various positions and your feet. They slip one hand under your sacrum and hold the other on your belly, holding each position as they gradually move up the spine.

The treatment is very gentle,

The treatment is very gentle, with an “energy work” component, and should leave you feeling refreshed and balanced.

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Article written by Anitra Brown

Article written by Anitra Brown
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