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What is CranioSacral Therapy?

CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a light-touch approach that can create dramatic improvements in your life.  It releases tensions deep in the body to relieve pain and dysfunction and improve whole-body health and performance. 

Few body structures have more influence over your health and well-being than your central nervous system.  And few body systems have more impact on your central nervous system and the craniosacral system - the soft tissues and fluid that protect your brain and spinal cord.

You endure stresses and strains and your body absorbs them.  But your body can only handle so much tension before the tissues begin to tighten and potentially affect the brain and spinal cord.  Unfortunately, this can compromise the function of the central nervous system and nearly every other system in your body. 

CST releases those tensions to allow the entire body to relax and self-correct.  Using a gentle touch - starting with about the weight of a nickel - practitioners evaluate your internal environment.  Then they use distinctive light-touch techniques to release any restrictions they find. 

By freeing the central nervous system to perform at its best, CST naturally eliminates pain and stress, strengthens your resistance to disease, and enhances your health and well being.

And because it's so gentle, CST can be effective for all ages, from newborns to elders. 

Craniosacral Therapy

What Conditions Can CranioSacral Therapy Help?


  • Migraines and Headaches

  • Birth Trauma

  • Pre and Post Natal Care

  • Chronic Neck and Back Pain

  • Stress and Tension - Related Disorders

  • Motor-Coordination Impairments

  • Infant and Childhood Disorders

  • Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Whiplash

  • Post - Concussion Symptoms

  • ADD/ADHD

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Fibromyalgia

  • TMJ Syndrome

  • Scoliosis

  • Central Nervous System Disorders

  • Learning Disabilities

  • PTSD

  • Orthopedic Problems

  • And Many Other Conditions