Articles

14
Sep

CranioSacral Therapy Alters Brain Functioning: A Clinical Overview

By John Upledger, DO, OMM While head of the clinical psychophysiology service at McLean Hospital – the largest psychiatric teaching hospital at Harvard Medical School – Paul Swingle, PhD, FCPA, RPsych, was asked to consult on a research project conducted by an osteopath at the New England Medical School who wanted to determine the effect CranioSacral Therapy (CST) had on

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14
Sep

Chronic Pain and CranioSacral Therapy, Part 2

By Tad Wanveer, LMT, CST-D; guest author for John Upledger, DO, OMM Can you recall a time you experienced a paper cut or were pricked by a thorn? Remember how sensitive your finger was to touch or perhaps to the slightest movement? The pain receptors in the area became easily stimulated, even with slight pressure. Yet, in a few days,

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14
Sep

Autism Spectrum Disorder: How CranioSacral Therapy Can Help

By Tad Wanveer, LMT, CST-D; guest author for John Upledger, DO, OMM CranioSacral Therapy (CST) has been shown to help the autistic individual find greater ease, both within themselves and in the world around them, by decreasing structural stress and strain on their central nervous system. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is estimated to affect one child in every 150 births.

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