CranioSacral Therapy (CST) is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing cranial rhythmical impulse and cerebrospinal fluid thus to promote equilibrium, facilitates healing capabilities, provides relief from a verity of symptoms such as pain, headaches, muscles tensions, and other symptoms associated with stress, anxiety and depression.
The gentle CST manipulations involve holding and light touch (about 5 grams of pressure) of the skull, sacrum (the triangular bone in between the spine and the tailbone) and other joints in the body to reduce body tension and balances central nervous system.
Patient is fully clothed for CST treatments, except if it is incorporated into regular massage therapy, patient will be asked to disrobe to their comfort level.
Response to CST varies from individual to individual and condition to condition. The number of sessions needed varies widely - from just one up to three or more a week over the course of several weeks.
CST can benefit almost everyone. With a few conditions, however, craniosacral therapy may not be appropriate and you’ll need to talk with your RMT.
When booking for CST please choose regular registered massage therapy and indicate CST in the additional info session.