Craniosacral Therapy is a very gentle hands-on body therapy that uses light forces and specific holds to release blockages within the bodily tissues. The technique is based on the premise that unprocessed physical and emotional trauma is stored in the body’s tissues in an attempt to wall-off its harmful effects.
The circulation of cerebrospinal (CSF) fluid around the brain and spinal cord creates a subtle pulsation (expansion and contraction) that is palpable to the trained hand. The unrestricted and efficient circulation of the CSF nourishes the sensitive neural structures of the brain and spinal cord. This in turn promotes increased vitality and enhanced health. Improving the function of this entire system has been known to have a positive effect on the health of those suffering from such things as autism, chronic pain, head injury, depression, learning disabilities including ADD and dyslexia, migraines, nervous disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, scoliosis, soft tissue injuries (especially from motor vehicle accidents and post-operative scarring) and sports injuries.