Craniosacral therapy involves gentle, precise touch intended to release tension and restore circulation and function. Craniosacral tends to address the body as a whole rather than the sum of its parts. Gentle techniques focus on the head, neck, low-back and joints, as well as on the emotional heart. The nervous system responds very well to craniosacral touch.
Clients may experience warmth, tingling, tension release, relaxation, deeper breathing and sometimes renewed emotions. Less pain and symptomology results.
Sessions are available for 15, 30 and 60 minutes.
It's best if clients wear comfortable clothing.
Some people come once every 3-4 weeks whereas others come more frequently to address more acute situations.
Current rates are $95.00 per hour, $50.00 per half-hour, and $30.00 per quarter.
Serious side-effects have not been reported. Minor side-effects may include having a spacey feeling or muscle soreness which is usually remedied by a hot bath.
Yes. Russell is very experienced working with children and craniosacral can be especially useful following an eventful or traumatic labour and delivery.
Yes, craniosacral can be useful provided one has already seen a doctor and has waited for 24-36 hours
Some results should be evident after 3 or 4 sessions. Results tend to be permanent.
Russell sometimes recommends vitamins, diet changes and oil treatments. Ultrasound skin treatment for scars or acne can be requested. A Nitrofit® machine which provides no-impact exercise is also available.
Craniosacral is taught by Russell in a series of 4-day seminars, as well as in osteopathic colleges
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