Craniosacral therapy (CST) can help your body heal itself by normalizing the environment around the brain and spinal cord. It has helped individuals with migraines, fibromyalgia, chronic pain or fatigue, multiple sclerosis, digestive issues, stroke, epilepsy, TMJ syndrome, and more. Craniosacral Therapy is one of the newer services offered here at VIVA Wellness Clinic in Brookfield, WI.
How does Craniosacral Therapy work?
The daily levels of stress and strain our bodies endure can tighten tissues and adversely affect the nervous system. This can affect the normal functions of the central nervous system, and possibly the rest of the body. CST works by detecting and releasing those restrictions with a touch equal to the weight of a nickel (5 grams of pressure). Through craniosacral therapy we can detect these restrictions and correct them by using simple light touch. Your CST therapist will use her hands to evaluate the craniosacral system to test for the ease of motion and flow of the cerebrospinal fluid around the brain and spinal cord. Soft-touch techniques are then used to release restrictions or tension in the body’s tissues.
What happens during a Craniosacral Therapy session?
During a CST session, your VIVA Wellness Therapist uses a gentle touch to manipulate the joints in the cranium or skull, parts of the pelvis and the spine. The very light touch releases tensions deep in the body and helps with the circulation of spinal fluid throughout the nervous system. This in turn, helps to relieve pain, boost your immune system, and improve your whole-body health. Essentially, craniosacral therapy is a non-invasive treatment which aims at improving the body’s own healing systems and mechanisms. In addition, clients who receive CST have experienced positive results including sleeping better, feeling more rested and relaxed, having more energy during the day, and getting sick less often.
You will not need to prepare in advance for your CST session, simply wear comfortable loose-fitting clothing. Though you may want to stay hydrated both before and after your session to receive the maximum benefit.
How many CST sessions will you need?
Every individual is different and each person’s own body healing process is unique. Many of our clients will see results after just one CST session. Others may want to schedule additional sessions to continue their own healing process and strengthen the body’s immune system.
How can you schedule a Craniosacral Therapy session at VIVA Wellness?
You can schedule your CST session online or by contacting our office.
If you would like to schedule your appointment online, click here to Book Online. First choose Massage and then select Craniosacral Therapy (CST). Next, you will be able to choose your preferred date and time. Finally you’ll be able to pay for your session online.
If you have questions or would like to contact our office, you can either complete our Contact Form online or call or text our office directly. We will get back to you to answer any of your questions and to schedule your appointment.
Contact us to book and appointment or consultation in Brookfield, WI.