Integrative Health Blog

Integrative Physical Health: Your body and you

Posted by on Tue, Sep 28, 2010

by Ralph Wilson ND

People come to us at NIHA when they have concerns about their health of body or mind. Working with the natural laws of health is the goal of the integrative medicine practitioners at NIHA and we are proud to announce the formation of the Integrative Physical Health Initiative. The insights of our various practitioners are adding to the IPH menu of choices available for individual health care programs by recognizing that every physical concern is affected by the person’s conscious participation in improving their health.

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Tags: integrative doctor, biological dentistry, integrative medicine, mind-body, craniosacral therapy, mind-body

Craniosacral therapy for deep relaxation

Posted by on Thu, Jul 29, 2010

One of the most popular "energy medicine" therapies, craniosacral therapy is a very gentle touch which enhances deep relaxation to boost self healing. Research has shown that the head bones rythmically move   in coordination with the sacrum. There is movement of the cranial bones and all the body tissues in a subtle, rhythmic pattern as the cerebrospinal fluid ebbs and flows. If there is restriction to that motion- from trauma, tissue damage or even traumatic memories, a person can have reduced adaptabilities to the stresses of everyday life.
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Tags: mind-body, craniosacral therapy, energy therapies