Yes, it can be complementary to other therapies and to Western medicine.
If the patient is undergoing medical treatment, they should always follow their doctor’s instructions. When the patient has been operated on, or suffered a vascular accident, or any major trauma, it is better to wait a few days before doing a Craniosacral Therapy (CST) session. After that, the Craniosacral Therapy (CST) can be of great help in restoring the patient’s health.
Yes, both babies and elderly people respond very well to Craniosacral Therapy (CST), it’s highly recommended for them.
The patient lies down on a massage table, and then the therapist will assess the state of their Craniosacral Rhythm (CSR) in different parts of their body, taking note of its amplitude, rhythm and asymmetry. The therapist will also assess the state of the pelvic floor, solar plexus, shoulder girdle and any blocks that may appear there, as well as the movement of the cranium bones and those in the sacral area, the sutures, the meninges, the cranium’s internal structure and the spine, where the cerebrospinal fluid flows.
The next step is to work on those blockages the body is showing to restore its movement.
During a CST session, the patient wears their normal clothes.
A session is about 50 minutes long; in some cases, it can be a few minutes longer.
It depends on the patient’s problem. Sometimes, three sessions are enough to restore the person’s health. In chronic cases, more sessions will be needed. Some people like to do a maintenance session every month or every quarter.