Cranial Sacral Therapy, also known as Craniosacral Therapy or Cranio-Sacral Therapy, and often abbreviated to "CST", is a very soft and gentle but powerful healing technique that deals with important mechanics in our body and head.
CST can help with correcting and healing:
Craniosacral therapy is facilitated and done with a very gentle touch of our internal craniosacral rhythm - a rhythm that is unique to every one of us and is created by our internal hydraulic fluid system called the cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF).
This fluid is created inside the brain and is located all around your
With training, experience and palpation, our CST practitioners can feel the CSF pulse and rhythm located throughout the body.
In a normal healthy and happy individual, this specific cerebro-spinal fluid rhythm is
However, if one is/has been exposed to short/long term stress, trauma and incidences, this CSF pulse will be affected negatively, and can become unhealthy and it shows in that:
These result in discomfort and disturbances to physical, biological and emotional systems.
Craniosacral therapy is a very gentle therapeutic treatment modality that is facilitated and works by applying gentle pressure to the
To help facilitate and provide you relief from pains, arrhythms and misalignment-related discomforts.
Somato-Emotional Release (SER)
In some individuals or instances, craniosacral therapy may produce/facilitate a sense or feeling of relief and "lightening".
An example of this is that if an individual, due to their circumstances, may have experienced:
Unfortunately, even when the circumstances "had come and gone", yet, these emotions don't disappear - they linger and get stored deep inside us (heart, mind, body). Often, due to these lingering emotions and pains, they may inadvertently cause:
With craniosacral adjustments, and taking into considerations your "Somato-Sensory History", our CST Specialists help facilitate and guide you through a release we call Somato-Emotional Release (SER).
Related article - read more on Somatoemotional Release here
For some individuals, the lightening and release is great, some not so great, some have no response on the outside though there is much healing work on the inside.
Somoto-Emotional Release Therapy is an advanced technique of craniosacral therapy, and in some cases, patients may gain ideas, insights, understandings, "that clicking where things fall into place" of how their emotions, values and belief systems are stored in their minds, spinal cords, cerebro-spinal fluid and body...and all the way to deep inside them.
SER is specificly for helping to located those stored emotions and belief systems which do not serve you well, and help facilitate to release those emotional disturbances through a very therapeutic, gentle and relaxing approach, which will bring about a sense of well being, ease and perhaps happiness.
For most individuals, yes, it will help, even with or without physical injuries or accidents. Many people often come to us for craniosacral therapy (CST) only when they have "exhausted all other means", and come to us as last resort - and though often for such cases, the results are the strongest, however, we recommend all individuals with sense of unease or even pain to come to us as soon as possible.
For those who prefer to have
Craniosacral therapy sessions are facilitated and administered in our clinics with patients fully clothed and usually lying face up on a medical bed.
Our CST practitioner will then start to apply gentle pressure, focusing mainly on your head, skull, neck and spinal cord to facilitate and promote healing experiences. Where applicable, they will also facilitate Somato-Emotional Releases.
CST sessions are facilitated therapeutic healing processes, and during sessions you may experience a combination of physiological, physical and emotional signs such as:
(Note that our CST practitioners will not use any other equipment other than their hands on your head, neck, spinal cord, and we will not shake patients/cause you to shake etc - these experiences are internal Somato-Emotional Releases).
You may note that our CST practitioners focus is mainly to provide relief from:
by guiding you through a series of craniosacral therapy experiences and sessions.