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CranioSacral Therapy: Does it Work?

April 4, 2016, 10:39 pm

Yes it does!  Most people know that the tailbone (Sacral Bones) can be adjusted and moved by a chiropractor.  Many people don’t know that the skull is made up of multiple bones, not one big one.  Every bone in the body can be moved and adjusted to it’s correct position, and even just a little bit makes a big difference.  The Cranial Bones are included in this.

CranioSacral Therapy can assist in treating a wide range of illnesses, pain, and dysfunction, including:Chiropractor Adjustment of Woman in White Shirt, Image

  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Chronic Neck and Back Pain
  • Stress and Tension-Related Problems
  • Infantile Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Scoliosis
  • Emotional Difficulties
  • Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Orthopedic Problems
  • Many other conditions

 

Read on to find out how CranioSacral Therapy works….

CranioSacral Therapy is a light-touch therapy that addresses restrictions in the craniosacral system, which system includes the membranes and fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. This vital system extends from the bones of the skull and face, which make up the cranium, down to the sacrum or tailbone area.

CranioSacral Therapy is done using light touch generally no more than the weight of a nickel.  A Chiropractor or CranioSacral Therapist monitors the rhythm of the craniosacral system to detect potential imbalances. The therapist then uses delicate manual techniques to release the problem areas of the craniosacral system and relieve pressure on the brain and spinal cord.  This results in a craniosacral system free of restrictions and a body that is better able to heal itself.

For more information on CranioSacral Therapy please see our glossary page HERE.

Dr. Trent Burrup is a chiropractor and CranioSacral Therapist certified through the Upledger Institute of CranioSacral Therapy.  He provides care to patients in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas including West Jordan, South Jordan, Sandy, Draper, Taylorsville, Murray, Riverton, Herriman, and all other Salt Lake Metro areas.  Come experience the difference at the Institute!