Discovering the best form of therapy for your condition can be an enlightening moment. That "aha" moment for many of our patients comes when we introduce Craniosacral Therapy.

Craniosacral Therapy Is An Effective Treatment For:

  • headaches and migraines
  • chronic neck and back pain
  • anxiety and nervousness
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • TMJ
  • dizziness and tinnitus

Craniosacral Therapy is a powerful alternative in cases where other therapies have not provided relief. In addition, craniosacral therapy promotes relaxation and immune system function, thereby enhancing healing throughout your body.

The Best Hands-On Therapy Available

Craniosacral therapy is a subtle but effective therapy treating a variety of symptoms.

Our Craniosacral Therapists, Lindsay Merriman, LMT and Marietta Lehmann, RN, LMT applies their many years of experience, attention and energy on you and your individual needs.

How It Works

The craniosacral system consists of the brain, spinal cord, membranes and the fluid within it. This fluid has a pulse or rhythm not unlike the pulse of the circulatory or respiratory systems.

After the body experiences a trauma such as a fall or accident or has been in a cycle of repeated stress, the rhythm within the craniosacral system can be disrupted and a restriction can occur in the natural flow of this fluid. Because the system that is affected is the central nervous system, a variety of different symptoms can occur from headaches to chronic pain and many other neurological complaints.

Through light touch and gentle manipulation of areas on the head and throughout the body including the spine, a trained practitioner can detect where the natural flow is restricted and facilitate a release where flow is then restored. The natural healing ability of the body is the key to the effectiveness of this therapy.

This complementary therapy is gaining popularity due to its gentle and non-invasive treatment of a variety of symptoms. In addition, Craniosacral Therapy works well in conjunction with other therapeutic techniques to promote balance and recovery for a variety of symptoms.

What a Craniosacral Therapy Session Is Like

In a typical session the patient lies on a padded table on their back, fully clothed and usually covered with a blanket. Light touch no heavier than the weight of a nickel is used to detect the rhythm of the craniosacral system and gentle techniques are used on the head, spine and throughout the body to release a restriction.

A client can expect to feel relaxed, sleepy or even energized. Some clients report that they become more aware of their body and the restrictions within it. A typical craniosacral therapy session lasts approximately one hour.

Our Special Team Approach to Your Health Care

At the Center, your craniosacral therapist has the opportunity to consult with complementary practitioners and medical doctors about your health concerns and the progress you are making. These practitioners are always available to you as well.

We take great pride in our staff's special team consulting approach to the care of our patients, giving you the best that Integrative Medicine has to offer.

Make An Appointment

Call The Center at 518.689.2244 to make an appointment for craniosacral therapy with Lindsay or Marietta, Click Here to Contact Us by Email.