What can I expect from Craniosacral therapy?

The therapist uses gentle pressure techniques to assess the existence of possible disruptions and/or restrictions in your fascial system. Light touch and fascial release may help your muscles and organs naturally relieve stress, which improves function. Other patients often report feeling a sense of deep relaxation.

How will I feel after Craniosacral therapy?

You may be sore the day after treatment. The soreness should subside within 48 hours. You can experience changes from a CST session for up to 72 hours.

Can you feel worse after Craniosacral therapy?

Why do some people feel worse after a treatment? A. There are several reasons for this post-treatment discomfort. One is that their body is re-experiencing a previous trauma or injury as it is releasing from the tissues.

Does Craniosacral therapy really work?

There is good, recent scientific evidence that the most important and basic assumption about how CST works is just not true: craniosacral therapists cannot actually move the bones of the skull enough to affect the pressure or circulation of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal column.

How often should you have Craniosacral therapy?

The number of sessions needed varies widely – from just one up to three or more a week over the course of several weeks.

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Does Craniosacral therapy help anxiety?

In an optimally functioning central nervous system (CNS), muscles relax, circulation improves, pain and swelling decrease, the immune system is better equip to fight infections and disease, and symptoms of anxiety and depression ease. CST can also be extremely helpful to move energetic cysts as well.

How long does Craniosacral therapy last?

Craniosacral therapy sessions are done while you are fully clothed and the sessions range from 45 minutes to more than an hour. Each individual will respond differently to CST and some conditions may require more CST than others.

What is the healing crisis in massage?

The process is called a ‘crisis’ simply because the body displays illness-like symptoms at a time when it is actually healing itself and the vital energy begins to repair and rebuild damaged tissue. The healing crisis is temporary and usually happens for 24-48 hours after massage.

Can osteopathy make things worse?

It is not uncommon after any physical therapy, including Osteopathic care, to continue to experience some symptoms or even feel sore or tired. Sometimes the symptoms may become worse before they become better usually in the first 24-48 hours.

What is cranial release technique?

What is Cranial Release Technique? Cranial Release Technique (CRT) is a natural, hands-on approach to releasing the body’s inborn capacity to heal and regenerate itself. CRT can be applied in only minutes, yet it has profound effects on overall health and well-being.

What is a cranial adjustment?

Cranial adjustments restore alignment to the bones in the head and face through precise pressure applied by the doctor’s hands or an adjusting instrument over or near the junctions (sutures) of the bones.

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What do you wear to Craniosacral therapy?

What should I wear? For craniosacral sessions, wear loose comfortable clothing, exercise clothes, yoga wear, etc. Dress pants and jeans can be a little too restrictive for work around the sacrum and base of spine.

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