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Craniosacral therapy is a light-touch manual therapy that addresses restriction in the craniosacral system—the membranes and fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. This vital system extends from the bones of the skull, face and mouth (which make up the cranium) down to the sacrum, or tailbone area.

Since the craniosacral system directly impacts the central nervous system, it's easy to see how an imbalance could cause any number of sensory, motor or neurological disabilities. Craniosacral therapy helps to correct those restrictions so the body can release the effects of stress naturally.

We are treating migraines, whiplash, blows to the spine or head, learning disabilities, ADD and ADHD with success.

The balancing nature of craniosacral therapy assists in preparing for a birth with less intervention. Vaginal birth can be very traumatic for mom's pelvic floor, and can create torsion in the infant spinal column and cranium, as well as ridges and compression in various cranial sutures. This is especially ture when interventions such as forceps or vacuum extraction are required. The instant change in pressure for the baby born by Ceasarean section tends to restrict all the sutures in the skull, so that the head looks very 'perfect'. This restriction can go undetected by most physicians, and can cause any number of sensory, motor or neurological disabilities, such as hearing loss, hyperactivity, and even possibly autism spectrum disorders. If treated early on (ideally in the first days after birth), these effects can be virtually erased, leaving a happier, healthier baby!

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