Definition of CranioSacral Therapy from Upledger Institute
Posted on November 1, 2015 | Leave a comment
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1: a light-touch, whole-body treatment technique developed by John E. Upledger, DO, OMM; works with the body’s craniosacral system to support and nourish the central nervous system — improving overall health and well-being.
2: a complementary method of hands-on bodywork; works with the natural and unique rhythms of the different body systems to pinpoint and address problem sources.
3: helps to alleviate the aches, pains and strains of life; improves coping mechanisms to allow for better management of stress.
4: improves the body’s ability to self-care; can produce profound, positive changes.
CranioSacral Therapy: [Origin:1970s.]
Coined by John E. Upledger, DO, OMM to describe the treatment modality that he developed during his research at Michigan State University
PDF version available: http://www.upledger.com/content.asp?id=260