Craniosacral Therapy

Definition of Craniosacral Therapy

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In the early 1900s, the osteopathic doctor William Sutherand developed a theory that the relationships and motions of the bones of the skull (cranium), the fluid that flows through the brain and spinal column (cerebrospinal fluid), the membranes around the brain and spinal cord (meninges), and the bones of the lower back (sacrum) lie at the core of the body's functioning and vital energy.

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This section is designed as a jumping-off point. We've "spotlighted" just a few medical studies on craniosacral therapy to introduce you to the nature and diversity of the research. Consider it a springboard to the RESEARCH area.



The heart of the portal. Search the Natural Standard, Cochrane and PubMed databases - and the search engine TRIP - for clinical studies about craniosacral therapy's impact on numerous health issues.

Clinical Trials


Investigate the clinical trials currently underway for craniosacral therapy. Where they're being conducted around the world - which health conditions are being studied - and how to get involved.

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