Learning Differences, ADD, ADHD 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 Learning Differences, ADD, ADHD and CranioSacral Therapy.
- Inclusion of Chiropractic care in multidisciplinary management of a child with Prader-Willi syndrome: a case repor
- Often overlooked glial cell is key to learning and memory
- The relationship of craniosacral examination findings in grade school children with developmental problems
- MSU Autism Studies
- Craniosacral Therapy in the Midwifery Model of Care
- The use and benefits of Craniosacral Therapy in primary health care: a prospective cohort study
- CranioSacral Therapy for Health and Wellness
- Helping the Brain Drain: How CranioSacral Therapy Aids ADD/ADHD
- How craniosacral therapy can help reduce a child's stress
- Factors related to parents’ choices of treatments for their children with autism spectrum disorder
- Why can't you just pay attention
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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 the Autism Fund.
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A.D.D. The Natural Approach Booklet by Nina Anderson and Dr. Howard Peiper
This book tells us about the pitfalls of using drugs to treat attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity. Masking the problem with drugs may serve to create drug dependence. By following the author's alternatives, we may not only lessen the symptoms, but eliminate the problem completely. This book is for the skeptic as well as the believer in natural healing.
A.D.D. and the A.D.H.D. Diet Book by Rachel Bell and Dr. Howard Peiper
This book presents a comprehensive look at contributing factors and natural treatments for symptoms of ADD and hyperactivity. It provides the very latest information on what to eat, what to avoid, problems with chemicals, supplements that help, non-dietary approaches, reasons for ADD/ADHD and more. This book will provide the type of answers that are needed to make an informed choice for safer, better, easier and less expensive treatments for ADD and ADHD.
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.
An Answer to Your Pain by Upledger Institute International, Inc.
This compendium of case stories has been written by practitioners to share with you the power and possibilities of CST. These case stories serve as a testament that CranioSacral Therapy may be an answer to your pain.
Reclaiming Your Body by Suzanne Scurlock-Duranna, CMT, CST-D
Reclaiming Your Body: Healing from Trauma and Awakening to Your Body’s Wisdom shows that the body’s abilities are always available; we must simply learn to tune into them.
Brain Stars, Glia Illuminating CranioSacral Therapy by Tad Wanveer
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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