A 2012 review of available literature regarding CST supporting its potential efficacy. “A previously conducted systematic review did not obtain valid scientific evidence that CST was beneficial to patients…. This review revealed the paucity of CST research in patients with different clinical pathologies. CST assessment is feasible in RCTs and has the potential of providing valuable outcomes to further support clinical decision making. However, due to the current moderate methodological quality of the included studies, further research is needed.”
Pubmed Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23131379
Research: Anne Jäkel, Philip von Hauenschild. “A systematic review to evaluate the clinical benefits of craniosacral therapy”. Complementary Therapies in Medicine. Vol 20. Issue 6, 2012.
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.