The Cranial Method-Advanced Cranial Sacral-Quantum Connective Medicine

The History of Craniosacral Therapy…

In the early 1900s, in osteopathic school, William Sutherland came to the conclusion that skull bones are capable of shifting – an unorthodox medical view still not fully accepted today. A visionary and pioneer, sensing the far-reaching spiritual implications of his findings, he developed a treatment method making him the grandfather of cranial osteopathy.

Then John Upledger, D.O., author of Your Inner Physician and You (North Atlantic), made a major leap when he discovered why skull bones move in 1975 (explained below) and started to talk openly about the cranial rhythm. He began working with students who weren’t medical professionals. Ten years later, he founded the Upledger Institute in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. The word was out: “It works!” In 1994 the American Craniosacral Therapy Association, also located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. was created. Last year, the Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America, which has a sister organization in Europe, was set up with headquarters in Canada.

Still a new kid on the block, when compared to other medical modalities like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine, craniosacral therapy with its many schools and forms, is now one of the fastest-growing practices in alternative medicine. Hundreds of massage therapists are being trained, while many psychotherapists, acupuncturists, physiotherapists, chiropractors, dentists, and medical doctors are adding it to their list of tools. Increasingly used as a preventive health measure, this practice seems to be blurring the boundaries between the health professions because it’s easy to learn and safe.

How does craniosacral therapy work…

On a surface level, the practitioner works with the bones of the skull and the pelvis. This affects, in turn, the deeper layers of membranes and cerebrospinal fluids in the spinal canal, the brain, and the spinal cord itself. Why is this important?

A pulse through the fluids proceeds through the entire craniosacral system, like a tidal wave, from the sutures in the skull to the spinal cord. Cycling about six to ten times a minute, causes tiny movements measuring no more than one-or two-sixteenths of an inch. “It’s a hydraulic system,” says Dr. Upledger, noting how all the components work together to regulate the pressure of these fluids on the brain. “There has to be an optimal circulation, which depends on constant mobility,” he explains. When the membranes and lubricating liquids lose their freedom to glide freely, we hurt and symptoms start.

It’s easy to imagine how even the slightest impact, lesion, or distortion can stretch or strain this delicate system. Any infraction causing nerve endings to alter their perception and signals can negatively affect our entire well-being. Craniosacral therapy helps the body to re-establish an unobstructed wave, which is how symptoms disappear.

There’s also a unique and undeniable spiritual dimension to this practice: “The craniosacral wave isn’t just a physical phenomenon,” says Dr. Milne. “It’s also a field of information and intelligence. In the tiny movements of the system, and in the still points in between, is consciousness.” Dr. Upledger refers to this intelligence as the inner physician, explaining: “The inner wisdom which knows what is wrong, why it’s wrong, and how to correct it. The body tells the therapist what needs to be done.”

Thus, craniosacral work is based on a shamanistic and meditative approach as well as on physiological facts, making it doubly powerful.

What happens during a session…

“There is no need for a client to tell me verbally what’s wrong,” Dr. Upledger says. He prefers to remain open to the body’s own language, although some therapists may want to talk with you first. For the hands-on work to be most effective, you should wear loose, thin clothing. This way, the practitioner can better sense what’s going on in your body. You’ll be asked to lie on your back on a massage table.

By quietly resting the hands-on your skull and sacrum, the therapist evaluates your craniosacral rhythms. This in itself can create a shift in energy. Sometimes, the therapist’s hands become aware of places along the column where energy is stuck or heated. She then uses the bones of the sacrum and cranium as “handles” to manipulate the deeper layers of fluid and membranes. No instruments or devices are used.

In sessions lasting 45 – 60 minutes, clients and therapists work closely together. “Ideally,” says Dr. Milne, “the client clears a mental space so something might occur.” The therapist waits and listens. You might feel a quieting down, sinking in, and deeper awareness. The whole idea is that the practitioner works with such gentleness and

subtleness that the body itself can do the healing and necessary adjustments. “It’s a question of trust,” Dr. Upledger notes. A session can be described as a physically connected meditation, in which hidden information in the craniosacral system reveals itself.

Healing then can occur via the corrective mechanism known as the still point, the spontaneous quiet between waves. Typically, you have one every three to four minutes, and it lasts from five to sixty seconds. It’s a natural pause in the rhythm. Synchronizing and optimizing the brain waves, pulses into, through, and linking up parts of the body to the rhythm of the brain.

The Cranial Method by Bridgette

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Cranial Traditions

The dawning of the Cranial Tradition: Egypt

A papyrus that is believed to be the copy of an ancient Egyptian Medical treatise from c. 3000 BE. It is considered the oldest known surviving trauma text in history, especially regarding the spinal injury.  It describes 48 clinical cases, mostly neurological conditions. They contain the first description of liquid in the cranium and movement of the brain.

The dawning of the Cranial Tradition: Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Ling-shu 3rd century B.C. Lingshu Jing also known as Divine Pivot or a Spiritual Pivot is an ancient Chinese Medical text c. 1st century BCE, part of the Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon. It makes reference to brain fluids: “When the refined fluids…blend harmoniously, they constitute a Kao (lubricant) that is washed into the empty spaces of the bones and also replenishes the brain and medulla.

The dawning of the Cranial Tradition: Hippocrates 

Hippocrates of Kos 460-375 BC held that the soul was in the brain. He described “water” surrounding the brain and described two meninges around the brain, one is thick whereas the other one is thin, and explains that the brain is divided into two halves separated by a membrane.

The dawning of the Cranial Tradition: Galen

700 years after Hippocrates, Claudius Galen of Pergamon, the most famous Roman physician wrote: “In newborn and in trepanning of the cranium the brain seems to clearly rise up and dilate during inspiration, and shrink and contract during expiration.”

The dawning of Cranial Tradition: Iatromechanists

Iatromechanists was a school of medicine in the seventeenth century that attempted to explain the physiological phenomena in mechanical terms. People who were Iatromechanists: Willam Harvey 1578-1657, Francois Bacon 1561-1626, Giorgio Baglivi 1668-1707, Giovanni Borelli 1608-1697, and Emanuel Swedenborg.

Not only did Swedenborg describe intricacies of the cerebral cortex but he also discovered the perivascular spaces, the foramen of Magendie, and the cerebrospinal fluid. He noted the importance of the pituitary gland or “arch gland” in maintaining normal neurological function. Pioneer of Neuroanatomy

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00381-011-1422-0#:~:text=Not%20only%20did%20Swedenborg%20describe,in%20maintaining%20normal%20neurological%20function.

Swedenborg & Sutherland

https://cranialintelligence.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/swendenborg-sutherland-3.pdf

Intracranial Hypertension (IH) is characterized by increased pressure inside the skull. Intracranial means inside the skull and hypertension means high fluid pressure. Intracranial hypertension means that the pressure of the fluid that surrounds the brain (cerebrospinal fluid or CSF) is too high. Elevated CSF pressure can cause two problems, severe headache and visual loss. If the elevated CSF pressure remains untreated, permanent visual loss or blindness may result. Pseudotumor cerebri and benign intracranial hypertension are both former names for IH, which are now considered inaccurate. These names do not adequately describe the disorder and downplay the seriousness of IH.

https://rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/idiopathic-intracranial-hypertension/#:~:text=Intracranial%20hypertension%20means%20that%20the,loss%20or%20blindness%20may%20result.

A blow to the head can result in anything from a superficial skin laceration to severe brain injury. The extremes of this range are easy to recognize by clinical examination and neuroimaging, but whether the brain has been injured by a blow to the head (in the presence of nonspecific symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, or headache) is more difficult to assess. The definition of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) has changed over the past 60 years, but the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine currently defines mild TBI as head trauma resulting in one of the following: loss of consciousness for less than 30 min, alteration of mental state for up to 24 h (being dazed, confused or disorientated), or loss of memory for events immediately before or after the trauma

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4513656/

Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Followed by Cerebrospinal Fluid Complications

https://www.nature.com/articles/sc199026.pdf?origin=ppub

What is Cranial Osteopathy?

https://tbitherapy.com/cranial-osteopathy/#:~:text=Cranial%20osteopathy%2C%20also%20known%20as,bones%2C%20membranes%2C%20and%20CSF.

For more information and help regarding CSF conditions please contact Bridgette @ bridgenit@gmail.com. Bridgette is a Traditional Osteopath that specializes in many hands-on safe, effective treatments for CSF issues. She sees people by appointment in person in the Reno area and surrounding and online by zoom conference call. Please see fees. 

 

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