WHAT WILL CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY DO FOR ME?
Is pain limiting you in getting what you want out of life?
Is old emotional trauma impacting on your life now?
Do you suffer from IBS/ digestive problems?
Do you suffer from migraines/headaches?
Do you have a baby who suffers from colic, sleeplesness or exessive crying?
Do you suffer from anxiety/ panic attacks?
Do you suffer from confusion/memory loss?
Have you tried everything but still have the problem?
CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY has helped to eliminate or reduce these and many other problems for millions of sufferers worldwide. It does this by releasing tensions (tightness) and restrictions from the soft tissue of the body without causing you further pain or stress in the process. Tension and restriction interferes with nerve, blood and lymph flow and are at the root of many poorly understood, and seemingly unrelated, conditions that do not respond well to conventional medical treatment.
Sciatica is a common condition that, typically, produces pain across the buttocks on one side and down the back of the leg. Sometimes there is numbness and/or tingling in addition to the pain. It follows the line of the sciatic nerve, which is the largest nerve in the body. This nerve has to pass through or around several muscles in the pelvic cavity, one of which is the piriformis muscle. read more
Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy:
Pain anywhere in the pelvis, hips or lower back tends to be classed as pelvic girdle pain. There is also a disorder specific to women, known as Symphysis Pubis Disorder. SPD typically comes on during pregnancy and can be anywhere from mild to severe, sometimes demanding complete bed rest. Mums are told it will clear up after the baby is born, and mostly it does, but not always. In fact, it may be worse, needing crutches or, in some extreme cases, a wheel-chair. Fortunately mid-wives are well informed now and often refer patients for further treatment on leaving hospital. G.P.'s, too, are much more understanding of pelvic girdle pain, particularly after child-birth, and are happy to refer on their patients to people like me for corrective treatment. (more...)
Migraine or Headaches:
When does a headache become a migraine? Or do headaches migrate into something that is more severe? Well, we all know when we have a headache; take a couple of paracetomol and it goes away. But headache pills won't usually have much effect on migraines. That is because the causes are quite different and so are the symptoms.
That is not to say that you can't have a headache component to your migraine, which will respond to medication, but the symptoms of migraines will not. So what are the symptoms? They vary from person to person, but sensitivity to light and sound accompanied by nausea and vomiting are common. Read more..........
Irritable Bowel or IBS
The chances are that if you suffer from constipation or diarrhoea, you don’t talk about it. The state of your bowels is not a subject you would casually drop into a lull in the conversation.
This is probably the reason why nobody knows for sure just how many people suffer from recurrent bowel problems. It is thought to range from 20-30 per cent of the population, affecting twice as many women as men. Most people will experience the odd bout of “dickey” tummy; the cause can usually be put down to over indulgence in food that the stomach is not accustomed to. These occurrences quite often happen on foreign holidays, sometimes at home too, but at least the reason is known. If it happens on a regular basis, with a normal diet, it tends to be known as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. (A syndrome is a group of symptoms connected with a particular disease or condition.)
Craniosacral Therapy looks at how the seat of pain is not always the cause.
Back pain is probably the most common reason for absenteeism from work. It affects most people at some time or another as a result of strain or accident, but when it occurs regularly, for no apparent reason, it can be annoying to say the least, and is often incapacitating for days or weeks at a time. And it is not only men who suffer, though they are in the majority. If it isn’t severe enough to warrant a visit to the doctor, most people treat it with pain killers or anti inflamatory drugs, and rest. This course of treatment is most likely what the doctor would prescribe in most instances anyway, though physiotherapy may also be advised.
Emotional wellbeing through SomatoEmotional Release:
Somato Emotional Release is the name given to a therapeutic process of releasing from the mind and body emotions that are associated with past trauma and negative experience. If a strong emotion(s) cannot be expressed at the time of the trauma it can be held in the tissue.
- In this process pains, tumors and diseases can be engaged in conversation to find out why they have shown up, and what they need the client to do for them to go. Words, images, colours, smells and almost anything that can be imagined can take on a personality to represent some aspect, area or incident that we find to too scary to look at, or acknowledge directly.
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What is Craniosacral Therapy?
Craniosacral Therapy, or CST as it is sometimes called, is a very gentle hands-on approach to releasing pain and dysfunction from the soft tissue of the body, and restrictions to the cranial bones (head) and the sacrum (the big triangular bone at the base of the spine).These bones are connected by the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord, and with them form what is known as the craniosacral system, which encloses the central nervous system. All of the nerves of the central nervous system have to go through these membranes on their way to and from the brain.
How does it work?
Inside the membranes of the craniosacral system is cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). This brings in nutrients for the brain and spinal cord and takes away waste matter. It also helps to cushion the brain to protect it from bangs and bumps to the head. The fluid comes in as a big fill and drains away gradually, followed by another big fill, and so on. The bones of the skull have to move in order to accommodate the fluid, so they move slightly apart creating a bigger space, and as the fluid drains away they move back together again. This movement is tiny and would not normally be felt except by a trained therapist. This tiny movement is
What Clients Say:
My name is Eileen, I am a housewife, my age is 68.
For more than three years I have suffered intense pain all the way down the outside of my right leg and out my toes. I have had all kinds of medication for pain relief, I have been hospitalised, had physiotherapy several times and acupuncture, all to no avail. When I lay down in bed, it was actually unbearable. I was told the pain was from my sciatic nerve. Then two -
Siobhan presented with back and head pain, and was lacking energy. She was the mother of two young children. The pain started after the first was born, and the tiredness came on about the time her marriage broke up, some four years prior to her visit to me. Read More
Oliver came to see me to try to resolve his vertigo. This condition affects the inner ear and can cause nausiating dizzyness and balance problems. He had also been getting head, neck and back pain since losing some close family in separate accidents within a short space of time some years previously. Read More
Sandra came to me with persistent headaches which she had “ for ever”, and lower back pain which was more recent. She was a girl in her early thirties who loved to play football. While taking her medical history I found that she had suffered from meningitis at the age of eleven, from which she made a full recovery. Read More