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craniosacral therapy

noun

Definition of craniosacral therapy

  1. :  a system of gentle touch designed to enhance the functioning of the membranes, tissues, fluids, and bones surrounding or associated with the brain and spinal cord



1986

First Known Use of craniosacral therapy

1986


Medical Dictionary

craniosacral therapy

noun

Medical Definition of craniosacral therapy

  1. :  a system of gentle touch designed to enhance the functioning of the membranes, tissues, fluids, and bones surrounding or associated with the brain and spinal cord <He has also trained in craniosacral therapy, a technique developed by an osteopath which uses gentle pressure on the spine and skull to relieve tension.—Rosalie Rayburn, The Albuquerque Journal, 4 Nov. 2010>

craniosacral therapist

noun <Craniosacral therapists work with the craniosacral system, a continuous membrane of deep tissue (fascia) that connects the cranium and spine and that also houses the brain and central nervous system.—Mirka Knaster, Yoga Journal, July/August 2000>



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