Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system – comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.
Using a soft touch, generally no greater than 5 grams or about the weight of a nickel, practitioners release restrictions in the craniosacral 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:
|• Migraines and Headaches
• Pregnancy-related Lower Back Pain
• Post-Surgical Dysfunction
• Tinnitus and Vertigo
• TMJ Syndrome
|• Chronic Neck and Back Pain
• Motor-Coordination Impairments
• Chronic Fatigue
• Central Nervous System Disorders
• ADD / ADHD
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Whiplash and Motor Vehicle Accident Pain
Craniosacral Therapy is considered to be within the scope of practice for Registered Massage Therapists. It therefore may be eligible under extended health benefits. Check with your employer for details.