Alzheimer's and CranioSacral Therapy

Alzheimer's and CranioSacral Therapy

CranioSacral Therapy is a gentle, hands-on method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system called the craniosacral system - comprised of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.

The following are select resources most commonly requested and available throughout our website, but grouped here for your convenience for the topic of Alzheimer's.

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Additional Services and Information

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Upledger Institute Clinic

The Upledger Institute Clinic is located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 1985 by Dr. John E. Upledger, who is celebrated for his development of CranioSacral Therapy. Clinicians here are carefully selected for their advanced skills in CranioSacral Therapy and maintain the authenticity of Dr. John E. Upledger's orginal therapeutic approach. Individual sessions and intensive therapy programs are offered.

The clinic also offers other holistic approaches that activate your own remarkable healing capabilities such as acupuncture, chiropractic, lymph drainage, massage therapy, neural manipulation, total body balancing, qigong, and visceral manipulation.

The Dr. John E. Upledger Foundation

The Dr. John E. Upledger Foundation was formed to raise awareness, support and treatment for CranioSacral Therapy. We hope you join us as we continue the legacy of giving to the CranioSacral Therapy community and those who benefit from the work. Your contribution is greatly appreciated. For more information on the foundation please visit www.upledger.org or donate to support the Alzheimer's Intensive Therapy Program.

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Testimonials

"CST has proven to be very beneficial for my senior clients in reducing their experience of pain in a gentle and comfortable manner."

D.M., BSc, PT

"My mother is 80-years-old with fairly advanced stage dementia. I have found that regular CranioSacral treatments have improved her mood, she is much happier with daily life, and her tendency to get stuck in repetitive thought loops has decreased, making it possible to conduct conversations with her."

M.S., LMT

Books

  • Your Inner Physician and You by Dr. John E. Upledger, DO
    This lively book describes the discovery and therapeutic value of the craniosacral system in easy, understandable terms healthcare professionals and laypeople alike can understand.
  • The BodyEnergy Longevity Perscription by Michael Morgan, LMT, CST-D
    Michael Morgan, LMT, CST-D explains the progression of Alzheimer’s and Dementia, drawing on current research and Body- Energy’s insights into the disease process. It gives a prescription on how to stay well and healthy as we age, and even how to help reverse the aging process. For those who are either at risk, in early or mid-stage Alzheimer’s, it proposes a program to stop the progression of the disease and even repair the damage it caused. For the companion DVD documentary Your Health, the Nation and the Senior Healthcare System which completes this set.
  • Brain Stars, Glia Illuminating CranioSacral Therapy by Tad Wanveer, LMT, CST-D
    The author, Tad Wanveer, is also the illustrator of this book. He uses an abundance of images along with words to convey the essential interworking of neurons, glia, vasculature, and the craniosacral system (CSS). Glial cell function was once thought to primarily provide the central nervous system (CNS) with structural support.
  • CST: Touchstone for Natural Healing by Dr. John E. Upledger, DO
    This delightful and thoroughly readable book expands on concepts originally presented in Your Inner Physician and You to offer new insights into the promise of CranioSacral Therapy. CranioSacral Therapy: Touchstone for Natural Healing is packed with fresh information, and uses poignant case stories of restored health: a five-year old autistic boy, a man with Erb's palsy, a woman with a 15-year history of headaches, and many more.

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