Cranio what? If you aren’t in the medical field or you never took latin in high school, CranioSacral therapy may sound like gibberish to you. However, if you have been suffering from a head, neck, or back injury, you may want to find out more about this condition! If you live in the St. Paul, MN area, it may be time to come and make an appointment at the Caron Chiropractic Clinic today!
The CranioSacral System
Before we dive into CranioSacral Therapy, it’s important that you understand what the CranioSacral system is and how it works. In order to protect your brain and spinal cord, our bodies contain membranous fluid that protects and nourishes the area. When your body endures stress or strains, like from a car accident, for example, your body can tighten and even “stress out” this system. Once there is a strain on the CranioSacral system, it can lead to a major strain on the brain and spinal cord. As most of us know, nothing is positive about straining the brain or spinal cord. So, in order to alleviate this stress, we encourage you to use our CranioSacral Therapy.
Unlike the numeric pain scale used in most physical ailments, craniosacral strains can be detected and corrected by using methods of simple touching. One of our craniosacral therapy practitioners is able to place their hands on various locations of the body and gently test for the ease of motion and rhythm of the cerebrospinal fluid (the craniosacral fluid). They are then able to perform soft touch techniques that will alleviate the restrictions that were once present. This therapy will normalize the area, including the brain and spinal cord, and enhance the body’s ability to eventually do this without needing therapy.
Those That Can Benefit From CranioSacral Therapy:
- Chronic Pain sufferers
- Sports Injuries
- Automobile Accidents
- Stroke Impairment Patients
- Neurologically Impaired Patients
CranioSacral therapy is safe and holistic and can therefore be used for anyone ranging from newborns to the elderly. Because the touch is so light and gentle, midwives and pediatricians have even recommended treatment for newborns after frenulum clippings or birth trauma.
By deciding to perform CranioSacral therapy early in an injury or traumatic event, you may be able to prevent future stress or injury. Some people also think that this type of therapy can help prevent hyperactivity and learning disabilities. So, if you live in St. Paul, MN and are suffering or would like to try a preventative alternative to medicine, Caron Chiropractic Clinic is here to help you fulfill your goals with CranioSacral Therapy. To get more information or to setup an appointment, please call us today at (651) 255-9999.