benefit from craniosacral therapy, whether they would like
their existing Health or need to create more mobility, less
stress, recover from trauma and balance the system.
therapy is holistic in nature and practice and also has been
be effective in many specific circumstances.
times craniosacral therapy can foster deep
relaxation and stress resolution,
allowing the healthy as well as compromised system to move
better potential and ease.
need support in their rapid growth and changes, physically
emotionally. Social anxiety and shyness can be eased as the
systems are calmed with cranio work and help with
work can build health in the brain and the nervous
can prevent and resolve chronic pain,
including muscle aches, stiffness, neck and shoulder pain,
other anxiety and stress related problems respond well to
work, as does Autism,
recovery from surgeries
be addressed, and even those that happened long ago can
still have an
impact on us and craniosacral can help.
with his pioneering Polyvagal theory, impacting the Social
Nervous system has worked with craniosacral therapist
Rosenburg and has had success with autistic
His 2011 book, The
work and the concept of Self-Regulation.
Diana Hoppe, MD,
has written about craniosacral therapy as a benefit for
Andrew Weil, MD,
refers also to craniosacral therapy as a viable solution to
concerns, including stress. The National
Pain Foundation refers
to craniosacral therapy as a viable complementary modality
of us have
current and past
from sports, falls, strain, auto accidents. These create ongoing
poor mobility, pain
can often be completely improved, as I know firsthand,
resolved a longtime ago fall resulting in permanent
is no longer evident. Injured animals with pain, old age or
can also benefit from CST.
Surgeries and outpatient
procedures, including dental and cosmetic work can create
pain and anesthesia
may be cleared and balanced.
With mothers and babies,
craniosacral is outstanding in alleviating many conditions
All levels of the birth process are eased with craniosacral
key in craniosacral therapy as the system discovers its own
of health and becomes centered and well, relaxed and
Self-regulation, energy exercises, breath work and more are
dancers, musicians, singers
from cranio work because that work impacts anxiety,
keeping the nervous systems balanced – fear
of public speaking and test taking anxiety
alleviated for the same reason. In more precise ways
therapy can help with injuries and strains that often happen
or in concert. The vocal instrument of a singer can be
projection and resonance, an actor can have far more
in using the body as an expression of character. In many
work can be a valuable tool.
exciting new system, that blends craniosacral and
techniques is Natural
The process softens, balances and releases tension in the
Social Engagement Nervous system. It smoothes puffiness,
shadows, improving the entire appearance of the face. At
www.rejuvenatemyface.com is a video with examples of this
small descriptions of practitioners (including my own) when
learned and practiced these techniques.