CranioSacral Therapy: Your Questions Answered.

Questions about Craniosacral Therapy?

Here I have collected the answers (based on my own experience and further research) to the many questions I have received from clients on CranioSacral Therapy and its effectiveness in different situations:




What is CranioSacral Therapy and where does it come from?
About seven years ago, I became aware of this therapy as a friend used it to treat one of his children who had an extreme muscular disorder. What struck me by the therapy was that... Read More ... 



What qualifications do you need to practice CranioSacral Therapy?
I get this question asked in two different contexts. Firstly, when a person wants to check on how qualified I am to practice Craniosacral Therapy.Secondly, when a person wants to find out what they need to learn to either treat their own family or go further down the road of becoming a professional CranioSacral Therapist. Read more ... 



What happens during a CranioSacral treatment?
If this is your first appointment, we will first work through your medical history and your expectations from this treatment. You will then lie down comfortably fully-clothed. If it is your child (under 16) or infant, you are required to be present during the entire treatment. Read More... 



How many CranioSacral Therapy sessions do I need?
I'll answer the question in two ways. Firstly, by giving some general guidelines and secondly, by giving some specific examples of work with clients in the past. Read More ... 



What do Medical Practitioners think of CranioSacral Therapy?
Like most Complementary therapies, mainstream medical practionershave a wide variety of opinions when it comes to CranioSacral Therapy. I have found, however, that General Practitioners have regularly recommended clients with conditions such as pregnancy discomfort, backpain, headaches, infant colic and so on. Read More ... 



I am undergoing formal medical treatment at the moment. How might CranioSacral Therapy complement that?
Because most Medical and Healthcare practitioners see CranioSacral Therapy as a gentle and non-invasive Complementary Therapy - it is considered as suitable for cotreatment of a number of conditions. I was speaking to my Gynaecologist yesterday and he pointed out that ... Read More ... 



Can I learn CranioSacral Therapy for my own family?
The short answer is YES. CranioSacral Therapy came about when Dr. John Upledger saw that while training Osteopaths in Cranial Osteopathy was a logical direction in the roll out of the therapy - it was observed that there could never be enough Osteopaths to provide the level of care needed - especially to people with longer-term conditions such as Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain etc. Read More ... 



How can I find a CranioSacral Therapist close to me?
So - do you want to give CranioSacral Therapy a try? I myself am associated with the Upledger approach to CranioSacral Therapy and so the information that you find on this page will be in relation to practitioners associated with that group. Read More ... 



How should I choose a CranioSacral Therapist?
There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a CranioSacral TherapistRead More ... 



Are there conditions for which CranioSacral Therapy is unsuitable?
The short answer is yes! Although, one of the things that attracted me to CranionSacral Therapy was the wide range of conditions it can treat – conditions such as Sinusitius, Infant Colic, Tinitus, Migraine etc. as well as the range of ongoing natural and medical conditions that it supports very effectively such as Pregnancy care, chronic Pain, Cerbral Palsy as well as others. However, the following conditions make the use of CranioSacral Therapy unsuitable. Read More...



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