What is CranioSacral Therapy?
CranioSacral Therapy (CST) was pioneered and developed by osteopathic
physician John E.
following extensive scientific studies from 1975 to
1983 at Michigan State University, where he served as a clinical
researcher and Professor of Biomechanics.
CST 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
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:
- Migraine Headaches
- Chronic Neck and Back Pain
- Motor-Coordination Impairments
- Central Nervous System Disorders
- Orthopedic Problems
- Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
- Infantile Disorders
- Learning Disabilities
- Chronic Fatigue
- Emotional Difficulties
- Stress and Tension-Related Problems
- Fibromyalgia and other Connective-Tissue Disorders
- Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
- Neurovascular or Immune Disorders
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Post-Surgical Dysfunction
(excerpt from Upledger
's web Site)
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