How can Craniosacral Therapy help me?
This therapy, is suitable for people of all ages including new-borns and those with painful conditions. CST can also be of benefit for those who are already in great health and would like to stay that way!
Examples of what CST can help:
• Chronic back and neck pain
• Headache and migraine
• TMJ dysfunction, jaw and dental pain
• Digestive problems
• Stress and tension related problems
• Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
• Post surgical recovery
• Hearing difficulties
• learning disorders
• Pregnancy and childbirth
• Newborns and children
• Stiff joints
• The functioning of organs including brain function
CST effects all the systems of the body such as, the central nervous system, immune, respiratory, circulation, muscular, lymphatic, and digestive systems.
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
This is a mental health disorder that can develop after experiencing or witnessing a life threatening event such as family violence, combat, natural disasters, a car accident, child abuse or sexual assault.
Symptoms can be many and complicated, they can include hyper-vigilance, panic attacks, flash- backs, depression, chronic pain issues, insomnia, chronic anxiety and feeling isolated.
There has been a lot of research and case studies that show that CST has been beneficial when treating physical and mental injuries related to PTSD. Because of the gentle touch and the neutral non-directive approach that we use in CST, this can help you to feel more empowered, balanced and integrated in your day to day life.
The aim of CST when working with you, is to support your process and also recovery from medical treatments. This therapy has been reported by cancer patients to release stress and tension, reduce pain, ease side effects from medical procedures, relieve fatigue and enhance overall health and wellbeing.
Helps your pelvic organs to function more effectively. Useful for endometriosis, PMS, menstrual cramps, dysmenorrhea, PCOs and chronic pelvic infections. CST can also be supportive for your body and emotions in cases such as miscarriage, abortion and hysterectomies.
Safe and wonderful to have throughout your pregnancy, balances hormone levels, may ease pregnancy by relieving nausea, physical pain and tension. Balances emotions and increases overall health. CST offers post natal support by restoring pelvic function and reduces anxiety, CST is also very useful in releasing fascial restriction related to C-sections.
Safely and very gently releases restrictions from birth trauma such as from forceps delivery or fontuse. Relieves colic, digestive and sleeping problems, improves feeding and enhances development.
Enhances brain function and co-ordination. Helps to improve concentration and can enhance learning skills.
For children who are on the autistic spectrum, benefits can include feeling more calm, head banging and self biting can be greatly improved. Ongoing treatments may be recommended after the initial sessions, a few times a year throughout the child’s growth.