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What is Craniosacral Therapy?

Joseph Giacalone LMT, CST - Integrated Therapeutics - April 10, 2017
Craniosacral therapy is a gentle yet powerful hands on therapy which evaluates and enhances the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system.
Using a soft touch generally no greater than 5 grams or about the weight of a nickel. Practioners release restrictions in the craniosacral system to improve the functioning of the central nervous system. releases tensions in the body, improves the functioning of the central nervous system and therefore helps to reduce pain dysfunction, stress and increases overall well- being. It supports the body’s natural tendency to find health and optimum balance.  
By complimenting the body’s natural healing processes. CST is increasingly used as a preventive health measure for its ability to bolster resistance to disease, and is effective for a wide range of medical problems associated with pain and dysfunction including:
  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Stress and Tension-Related Disorders
  • Chronic Neck and Back Pain
  • Colic
  • Infant sucking and Swallowing Dysfunctions
  • Infantile Disorders
  • Motor-Coordination Impairments
  • Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
  • Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Autism
  • Infant and Childhood Disorders /Birth Trauma
  • Fibromyalgia and Other Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Scoliosis
  • Central Nervous System Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Orthopedic Problems
  • Emotional Difficulties
  • Stress and Tension-Related Problems
  • Menstrual and Menopausal problems
  • Vertigo
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Post-Surgical Dysfunction
  • Neurovascular or Immune disorders
  • Orthopedic Problems
To find out more about CranioSacral Therapy, contact Joseph Giacalone LMT, CST @ Integrated Therapeutics 917-575-2016.
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CranialSacral Therapy (CST) was pioneered and developed by osteopathic physian Jogn E Upledger following extensive scientific studies from 1975 to 1983 at Michigan Stae Iniversity, where he served as a clinical researcher and Professor of Biomechanics.



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