Simply put, Osteopathy is the art of using one’s hands to engage a therapeutic process governed by the Health of the patient.

JAMES JEALOUS, DO

What is Craniosacral Therapy?

Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle touch modality with roots in Osteopathy: a branch of medical practice that emphasizes treatment through structural balancing and nervous system health.

By balancing the nervous system we are given a doorway into the soft tissue (muscle, fascia and fluid systems) of the body where tension release and unwinding can happen on a deeper level than other bodywork modalities.

When we are under stress, especially over long periods of time, return to this calm, restful nervous system state facilitates repair healing.

So many times in our modern lives and experiences, there is not enough space or time to pause or heal when injury occurs.

It is never too late to revisit the places in us that were interrupted, they can become profound catalysts to our next season of personal growth.

What does a session look like?

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What Does Craniosacral Look Like?

Using a very gentle touch - we are looking for a contact that is "just right" for the individual in the present moment. Being met in this way allows for profound shifts, from the way we walk or sit in our bodies, to our relationships and the way we organize our homes and lives. When we shift deeply inside of ourselves, these effects ripple outwards to the rest of our relationships.

Clients often describe a sense of calm, emotional release, and unwinding of tension/injury patterns that have lasted for years that are finally being seen and addressed.

If you are enduring chronic stress, PTSD or disruption of the nervous system, impact-driven modalities like massage and chiropractic can exacerbate discomfort. In these instances, Craniosacral Therapy can be an effective option until the body can handle more direct treatments.

If you are new to Craniosacral Therapy, it is recommended to try a series of sessions. 

We offer a Nervous System Deep Dive package for the opportunity to reset the nervous system and discover how Craniosacral works for you.

Craniosacral Therapy is being recommended by Psychotherapists, Pediatricians, Midwives, Chiropractors and Doctors because it can help patients with:

  • PTSD
  • Chronic stress
  • Poor digestion
  • Interrupted sleep patterns
  • Focus/Brain fog
  • Soft tissue strain
  • Dental pain
  • Sinus issues
  • Tongue & Lip ties
  • Eye strain
  • Birth patterns/strains

Craniosacral Therapy for Babies

In working with pregnancy and newborns, we often see birth patterns come to the surface. Parents have an opportunity to address previous birth experiences that may be holding them back in the present. The same can be said for newborns as they process what their birth was like for them and the impression it made on their body.

Infants and children are often referred for Craniosacral Therapy when a parent or professional notices baby has difficulty feeding or stiffness in their body like curving or looking in one direction. Left untreated, these symptoms can turn into delays in rolling and crawling or the development of plagiocephaly (head flattening). Often these issues are connected to tension from baby's intrauterine or birth experiences. Craniosacral Therapy, is an impactful part of as part of a care team in unwinding these patterns and associated issues.

Craniosacral Therapy is being increasingly recommended for Tongue & Lip Ties

If you know a little one struggling with movement milestones, check out Tummy Time!

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James Jealous, DO

I would like to say that after our last visit I had almost no spasms for the first 5 days or so... THANK YOU!!!

Thad S.