The type of body work that is usually done for the purpose of relieving the compression of the bones from the head is known as the cranial sacral therapy, CST. Another term that may be used to refer to CST is the craniosacral therapy. The same is also used to remove the compression from the back sacrum bone and the form the spinal column. CST involves the application of gentle pressure on the head, neck or the back area so as to relieve the pain and the stress that is usually caused by compression. The CST may also be used for the purpose of treating a number of conditions. The process of CST may be undertaken by the chiropractors or the massage therapists. The osteopaths and the physical therapists are other specialists who may administer the CST treatment.
The flow of the cerebrospinal fluid is usually normalized by gently manipulating the bones in the skull, neck and the pelvic area. A normal flow will in this case be realized since the blockages to the fluid will be eliminated. The ability of the body to heal will in this case be increased. As part of an ongoing treatment, CST may be incorporated. The administration of CST by the CST therapist may also be done as a sole treatment. A number of conditions may be treated by CST may be numerous as indicated earlier. Irrespective of the reasons for utilizing the CST, one is likely to enjoy a number of benefits from this therapy. However, the CST therapist will in most of the cases determine what is best for the patient.
Relieving of compression is one of the benefits that is usually attached to CST. The compression in this case may be relieved from the body areas such as the neck, back or the head. The pain that may be existing will be soothed by relieving of the compression. Both the physical and the emotional stress will be released through the CST. The tension that a person may be having may also be relieved through CST. CST, in addition, may be used for the purpose of restoring the mobility of the cranial.
The administration of CST may be made to the to the people of all ages. The effectiveness of CST may only prevail in some conditions. For example, one study indicated that CST may only be effective to the individuals who may be having severe migraines. One study suggested that this therapy will effectively work for children, infants or the toddlers. The CST treatment will also treat other conditions which may include, for example, pregnancy related difficulties, whiplash trauma, depression, mood disorders and other related conditions.