Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral Therapy and Yoga in the news.

Here's an interesting clip from an interview with the CEO of Aetna health insurance. In it, he discusses utilizing Craniosacral Therapy and yoga to manage severe pain from a ski accident. You can watch the clip here: Aetna interview on MSNBC

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What is a “release” in the context of Craniosacral Therapy?

Simply stated, Craniosacral therapy is a very gentle hands-on treatment approach allows tensions deep in the central nervous system to release, so that it can function optimally. By doing this, it also helps every other system in the body relax and self-correct as needed. When doing Craniosacral work, a therapist may note to themselves, or [...]

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Anger in the hips, and other “energy cysts.”

Several years ago, when I was going through a Yoga teacher training program, my instructor said, "Occasionally you may notice a student in your class become emotional when doing a hip-opening pose. We tend to hold emotions like sadness and anger in our hips, which can be released through some yoga poses." At the time, [...]

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Pelvic pain in the news.

As a Physical Therapist, I have had the opportunity to work with many women who suffer from pelvic pain and pelvic floor dysfunction. While not every PT has an interest in treating people who experience these complicated and sensitive problems (including painful sex, pain with bowel and bladder functions, and incontinence) I consider it some [...]

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Relief from a long history of pelvic pain.

The ability of the human body to heal itself is truly amazing. When we get a cut, for example, the body immediately goes to work to repair the area, efficiently knitting itself closed while fighting off infection. I am always astonished - when a scab comes free, or when I peel away a bandage a [...]

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Craniosacral therapy helps a trapeze artist reach new heights.

Last month, I worked with a young woman who recently took up the art of trapeze. Very fit and active to begin with, she was surprised to find how physically demanding this new activity was, especially on her core and low back.  Performing beautiful, well-timed and fluid motions while suspended from her hands, knees or [...]

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