Craniosacral therapy is a technique that has its roots in osteopathy and it is intended to relieve tension and to achieve an optimal functioning of the central nervous system. The craniosacral therapist applies light touches to certain areas like the cranial bones, the sacral portion of the spine, the lumbar bones, the bone segments at the level of the neck, to remove restrictions and imbalances from the body.
This treatment aims at stimulating the body's natural self-correcting and self-healing process, eliminating negative effects. You should also know that craniosacral therapy is increasingly applied as preventive procedure to strengthen the immune system.
The craniosacral complementary therapy is used as treatment of migraines and headaches, pains in the neck and back, stress and problems related to nervous tension, diseases of the brain and spinal cord caused by accidents, posttraumatic stress, post-surgical dysfunctions, chronic fatigue, childhood diseases, colic, autism, learning disabilities, dyslexia, scoliosis, orthopaedic problems, central nervous system impairments, damages to the motor coordination functions, connective tissue disorders, temporomandibular joint dysfunctions, neurovascular and immunity disorders, depression, emotional distress. As you can see, it is a therapy that can be performed on newborns and adults alike.