Craniosacral Therapy is the type of massage therapy centered on the skull and spine. It was developed by American Osteopath, Dr. John Upledger.

Practitioners manipulate the bones of the skull in a way that treats a number of medical conditions:Craniosacral-therapy-picture

  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ)
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • General Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Slipped disk
  • Stress
  • Fatigue
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Autism
  • Learning Disabilities

For Craniosacral therapists, touching the head allows them to become attuned to the patient’s rhythm, resulting in improved energy flow, removal of energy blockage, or improved movement of Cerebrospinal fluid for the patient.