Craniosacral Therapy

History of Craniosacral Therapy Craniosacral therapy has its origins in osteopathy. When Dr William Sutherland (1873 – 1954) studied the separate bones of the skull he postulated that those bones had the appearance of structures made for movement. At the time, medical convention understood the adult human skull to be completely fused. Reluctant to believe the cranium…

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Visceral Manipulation

Visceral manipulation has been described as the “missing link” to the neuromusculoskeletal system. Whilst rolfers, massage therapists and physical therapists work on the muscles, fascia and joints from the “outside” of the body, visceral manipulation works from inside out, freeing up adhesions inter-connecting the organs. The freedom of movement between viscera indicates healthy physiology. Specific…

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Structural Integration

Structural Integration is the original work of Dr Ida P Rolf, which is now commonly called Rolfing®. This is a form of work that assists the human body in moving to a place of better balance, better organization, and greater overall freedom and wholeness. Dr Ida P Rolf, the founder of this work, originally named…

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Why 10 series?

Long-term positive change takes time. Your body did not get this way overnight. Helping it find a new balance to be will take some time too. Each Structural Integration session works on different areas with different objectives in mind. Often, you will see changes as soon as you step off the table. But the time…

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The 10 Series

The Structural Integration practitioner, sometimes called Structural Integrator, works in a systematic approach in the form of ten series of treatments to restore the body structure back to its vertical status – in harmony with the field of gravity. Generally, Structural Integration involves lengthening and awakening the fibrous and imbalanced patterns in the connective tissue…

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Benefits

Structural Integration / Rolfing® is a very personal process. It is important to remember that because no two people are alike, their experiences and the benefits they feel will never be exactly the same. The main benefits of Structural Integration / Rolfing® include: Pain relief: lower back pain neck pain and shoulder stiffness head pain,…

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