What is Craniosacral Therapy?
Craniosacral Therapy is an exceptionally gentle yet extremely powerful treatment, increasingly recognized for the depth of its influence, the comprehensive range of its therapeutic effects, and its ability to resolve issues that are not helped by other means. This therapy stems from osteopathy, which is an approach that emphasizes the role of the musculoskeletal system in health and disease.
Its founder, John Up-ledger, an osteopath, is one of the famous personalities in complementary and alternative medicine.
People may come for Craniosacral Therapy because they have acute physical problems like headaches or bad backs, or long-standing problems both physical and emotional. Others come for ongoing support in their busy lives and for help to meet life’s challenges.
Its profound healing technique assists the body’s natural capacity for self-repair. Traditionally a non-invasive, hands-on treatment that uses gentle touch to balance the clients craniosacral system (the brain, the cerebrospinal fluid, the system of membranes inside the cranium, all 22 cranial bones, the spine and the sacrum). Practitioners work with natural and unique rhythms of our different body systems to pinpoint and correct source problems.
The aim of craniosacral therapy is to help get rid of restrictions in this system to improve the functioning of the central nervous system.