Experiences Offered

What can you expect from a session?

Each person’s experience during a session with Cindy will be unique. After discussing what her client is intending to feel after the session, Cindy will decide how best to approach that day’s treatment. She uses CranioSacral Therapy as the basis for all of her massage sessions. If the person’s body leads her towards using other types of bodywork, such as Deep Tissue or Swedish massage techniques, then she will utlitze those skills during the session. 

Most clients find they feel more rooted or grounded in their bodies after a session with Cindy. They sometimes experience what she calls “facilitated napping” during the treatment - where they feel relaxed enough to be sleeping and are still aware of the work that is taking place. Many clients continue to feel the healing effects of the treatment several days after a session.    

What is CranioSacral Therapy?

The craniosacral system consists of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord. It extends from the bones of the skull, face and mouth, which make up the cranium, down to the sacrum or tailbone area. Since this vital system influences the development and performance of the brain and spinal cord, an imbalance or restriction in it could potentially cause any number of sensory, motor, or neurological disabilities. These problems could include migraines, scoliosis, fibromyalgia, motor-coordination impairments, learning disabilities and other health challenges. 

CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle method of detection and correction that encourages your own natural healing mechanisms to dissipate these negative effects of stress on your central nervous system. Using a light touch, the practitioner monitors the rhythm of the craniosacral system to detect potential restrictions and imbalances. The therapist then uses delicate manual techniques to release those problem areas and relieve undue pressure on the brain and spinal cord.

What conditions can CranioSacral Therapy treat?

CranioSacral Therapy works directly with the central nervous system, which makes it an effective treatment for a wide variety of conditions.

Headaches / Migraines                                         Chronic Neck & Back Pain                                                               

Depression / Anxiety                                             Vertigo

TMJ Symptoms                                                     Stress / Tension-Related Problems

Central Nervous System Disorders                       Orthopedic Problems

Traumatic Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries                 Scoliosis

Fibromyalgia                                                          Chronic Fatigue

Connective Tissue Disorders                                 Neurovascular / Immune Disorders

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder                             Post-Surgical Dysfunction

Motor-Coordination Impairments                           And many other conditionD

What about CranioSacral Therapy for Pregnancy, Birth and Children?

Cindy specializes in treating women and their families during all stages of pregnancy, labor and post-partum care. She also treats newborns, infants and children. She may suggest that a parent or parents and child be treated together for a more effective outcome, especially for newborns. Many times the child is presenting an identical pattern found in their primary caretaker: “Mom is baby’s blueprint.” 

CranioSacral Therapy can be very effective in helping to avoid or improve these conditions for women:

Morning Sickness                                                  Alleviation of Post-Partum Depression

Hormonal Fluxuations / Balancing                        Realignment of Abdominal Structures

Low Back Pain and Sciatica                                  Vitality Restoration

Labor Discomfort and Issues

And these conditions for infants, newborns and children:

Abnormal Fears                                                     Hyperkinetic Behavior

ADD/ADHD                                                            Hydrocephalus 

Autism                                                                    Learning Disorders and Delays

Cerebral Palsy                                                       Motor Problems

Cleft Palate                                                            Nursing Problems 

Colic                                                                       Seizures

Digestive Problems                                                Sensory Integration

Dizziness / Balance Problems                               Spasticity

Dyslexia                                                                 Strabismus

Ear Infections                                                         Torticollis

Failure-to-Thrive Syndrome                                   And many others

Hearing Problems

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