This article is from the Alternative Medicine Therapies guide.
Cerebrospinal fluid bathes the brain and central nervous system in a rich mixture of proteins, electrolytes, amino acids, and other essential nutrients. When the craniosacral system is properly aligned, proponents say, the central nervous system can efficiently deliver these substances to the rest of the body.
By clearing blockages, craniosacral therapy may help to:
Although no significant clinical trials have tested these claims, anecdotal reports from patients describe considerable success for craniosacral therapy in the treatment of a wide variety of common ailments, including headaches, dizziness, tinnitus, and sinusitis.