Cranial Sacral Therapy
What is cranial sacral therapy and how does it work?
Craniosacral Therapy is a gentile yet profound form of hands-on-treatment and is very effective in treating a wide range of conditions, both physical and emotional. The Principles of Craniosacral therapy were first recognized 100 years ago by the research of American Osteopath, Dr. William Sutherland. His research showed that every cell in the body expresses its own rhythmic motion, that the cranial bones had there own intrinsic movement and that the cerebro-spinal fluid that serves to cushion and support the brain and spine and has its own rhythmic motion. This is now more Commonly known as the Craniosacral motion and this is expressed throughout the whole body.
In responce to minor or major physical knocks and emotional stress the body’s tissues tighten up. Restrictions in the body affect the flow and rhythmic motion of cells, bones and fluids within the body. With very subtile palpation, trained therapists like Chelsea Gimby at Vithalpoint can detect this motion and determine the Cranialsacral rhythms’s strength and health; as a result the she can identify and release restrictions in the body. Cranialsacral Therapy is especially effective in treating whiplash, TMJ, headaches, head trauma, chronic stress, and Nervous System disorders, especially when it is combined with Acupuncture.