2013 randomized, multicenter, single blind, controlled trial conducted in Sweden regarding the effects of craniosacral therapy as adjunct therapy to standard treatment for pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain. The trail suggests that “Lower morning pain intensity and less deteriorated function was seen after craniosacral therapy in conjunction with standard treatment compared with standard treatment alone, but no effects regarding evening pain and sick-leave.”

PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23369067

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References:
Research: Elden H, Östgaard H-C, Glantz A, Marciniak P, Linnér A-C, Olsén MF. Effects of craniosacral therapy as adjunct to standard treatment for pelvic girdle pain in pregnant women: a multicenter, single blind, randomized controlled trial. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2013; 92:775–782.
Image: http://www.ebtc.ie/kates-experience-of-pelvic-girdle-pain-during-pregnancy/

Author: Samantha Lotti

Samantha Lotti is the founder of Biodynamic Health and creator of Body Compassing. She is a certified and registered Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist (BCST, RCST®), licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and board certified herbalist in Oak Park, Illinois. A personal back injury brought Samantha to biodynamic craniosacral therapy and ignited her interest in a variety of healing modalities.

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