Craniosacral work for your immune system

The immune system, which consists of a loose network of 10 to 50 billion cells of various kinds, all acting together and communicating with each other chemically and energetically, can often seem a bit esoteric. Tissue is easy to palpate, and is easily affected by manual therapy. It is less obvious that this is true […]

Craniosacral Therapy Helps Fibromyalgia Patients

I’ve worked with several people who’ve had fibromyalgia and craniosacral work has helped relieve their symptoms and improve their quality of life.  Now, recent research supports what practitioners already know: craniosacral therapy can benefit fibromyalgia patients. Fibromyalgia is considered as a combination of physical, psychological and social disabilities, according to an abstract published on […]

What’s it like to receive a craniosacral session?

You simply lie in loose, comfortable clothing on a massage table and relax. Your body may move naturally as tension is released. You may experience a sensation of floating or letting go. Sometimes, your stomach might gurgle and that’s a good sign that your nervous system is engaged and something is happening.   Every session […]

Craniosacral Therapy Aims to Ease Dementia

Clearing the Fog: Craniosacral Therapy Aims to Ease Dementia 5 new techniques for restoring thinking and memory      Dementia in the form of a decline of memory and thinking abilities often occurs as people age.  Do you worry about this frightening possibility for yourself?  For loved ones?  If you have any concerns in this arena, […]

Super Bowl Sunday and Concussions

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and I spent the morning working with a former high school football player who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during a game six years ago. The helmet-to-helmet hit was so severe it broke his ethmoid bone, injured his prefrontal lobe and caused cerebrospinal fluid to rush out his nose. He […]

Your Future Self Will Thank You

Have you seen the movie Concussion? It’s great that the film has continued the conversation about how playing football can damage the brain. Unfortunately, the conversation has not evolved to include what players can do to help themselves after football. That’s where Craniosacral work comes in. Recently, I worked with a 20-year-old guy who had played […]

Integrative Approach to Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury

The Upledger Foundation and the Ricky Williams Foundation are continuing their research into how Craniosacral Therapy helps football players. Integrative Treatment Approach to Concussion and Traumatic Brian Injury Post-Concussion Syndrome and associated symptoms have been shown to clinically respond to Craniosacral Therapy and integrative bodywork. These manual therapies continue to generate interest and scientific investigation as […]

Pain in the neck?

Do you have a pain in the neck? You might want to get some Craniosacral work. A new study published in The Clinical Journal of Pain shows that Craniosacral Therapy is both specifically effective and safe in reducing neck pain intensity and may improve functional disability and quality of life up to three months after a session. […]