craniosacral therapy


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Related to craniosacral therapy: Reiki, Myofascial Release, Lymphatic drainage

craniosacral therapy

n.
A treatment in alternative medicine that identifies and reduces perceived restrictions in movement of the dural sheath and in the flow of cerebrospinal fluid as a means of restoring well-being.

craniosacral therapy

(ˌkreɪnɪəˈseɪkrəl)
n
(Medicine) a form of therapy for various disorders in which the therapist manipulates the bones of the skull
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Emma, by the way, was unhappy that she couldn't find a practitioner of craniosacral therapy (look it up) as proficient as the one she had in Austria.
This has paved the way for age-old healing methods such as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ayurveda and Western therapies such as aromatherapy, craniosacral therapy and Reiki in these spas.
He's a scientific man, and a professional: as well as osteopathy he's also adept at hypnotherapy (he's especially successful at getting people to quit smoking), acupuncture and special techniques like craniosacral therapy.
He has extensive knowledge and training in the basic medical sciences, physical medicine (osseous manipulation, craniosacral therapy, hydrotherapy, and physiotherapy), botanical medicine, homeopathy, biotherapeutic drainage, Ayurveda, counseling, pharmacology, and diet and nutrient therapies.
Synopsis: Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a form of bodywork or alternative therapy that uses therapeutic touch to manipulate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium.
With floats wrapped around my legs, I sit in a specially designed pool heated to 94F (skin temperature), while Steve guides me through a series of twists and turns, using a mixture of Watsu and craniosacral therapy techniques.
The Craniosacral Therapy Academy is Australia's leading educator for training in Craniosacral Therapy.
Shivana has been a guest speaker at several World Boxing Association seminars, presenting her research on the application and effectiveness of craniosacral therapy and foot reflexology in the treatment of head trauma, health issues affecting professional female athletes and most recently, nutrition-aided recovery from brain trauma in boxers in 2012.
This approach is a combination of muscular therapy techniques including Swedish, deep tissue, and sports massage as well as techniques from myofascial release and craniosacral therapy.
Craniosacral Therapy and SomatoEmotional Release (1997) is also the founder and president of The Upledger Institute, Inc.
Craniosacral therapy is usually practiced by physical therapists, massage therapists or other alternative health professionals who never attended medical school.
The 34 chapters cover the concept of wellness, spinal subluxation, diagnostic imaging, and spinal examination and specific adjustments, then assessment and treatments for pregnancy and newborns; neurological disorders; neuro-orthopedics, including scoliosis; primary care, including pediatric nutrition, vaccination, and children and car accidents; adolescent health; and specialty practices and techniques, such as for sensory processing disorder, neurodevelopmental disorders, motor disorders, and craniosacral therapy.