Sunday, November 29, 2015


Our children are precious. They show us with what level of creativity and honesty we could be living, and encouraging their health and full expression has positive consequences for everyone. Children’s brains and skulls are still much more maleable than adult’s, and their behavioural patterns are less entrenched.  They respond well and tend to know exactly what they need and want from treatment.

Knocks and bumps

Babies and young children often slip and bang themselves. If they hit their heads or fall hard it is good to have a cranio check up as soon as possible. Any damage and shock, especially to the skull and brain can usually be remedied if treated promptly.  This prevents later complications. If speech or walking are delayed, a cranio session can help things along by working with the affected brain areas, and resolving birth trauma.

“Julian made a great developmental leap after his session with you. He’s like a different child. We are so grateful.Adolf Brown, Chiropracter, father of 2 year old Julian.

Learning difficulties, ADD, ADH, Autism

Learning and behavioural difficulties can be due to earlier trauma and lack of grounding in the body – which is often released in just a few sessions. They can also be caused by birth trauma to the skull and brain – which can be released fairly easily, completing the process of birthing and coming into the body. An insecure, anxious child can become confident and full of energy in a very short time. The closer to birth the child is treated the better, but even at age 4,5 or 8 the treatment is much quicker than at age 15, for example.

Dyslexia and hyperactivity

are often relatively easy to “cure” completely by observing what is going on in the brain activity and allowing new nerve connections to form and skull bones to shift and expand. Hyperactivity can be relieved by working with the nervous system, and sometimes changes in diet. Even severe conditions such as autism and asperger’s can be treated, especially if there is an emotional component. This is possible whether the child is able to lie still on a couch or just to allow the therapist to be present in the room. Direct touch is not strictly necessary, though it can assist the process.


have severe consequences in some children, causing the craniosacral system to contract and areas of the brain to cease normal functioning because they are literally poisoned with heavy metals. Symptoms exhibited often include the following:

  • emotional outbursts
  • sleep disturbance
  • skin rashes
  • food allergies
  • extreme fear
  • inability to relate.

Sensitive cranio trauma release work can sometimes help these children where nothing else can, because the therapist can perceive the distortions in the brain membranes and help the child discharge the terror caused by the body’s instinctive contraction in response to the chemicals in the system.

Hospital visits and operations

tend to create similar trauma which is stored unconsciously but effects conscious behaviour in unpredictable ways, as above.

Sensitivity & shyness

Some so-called “shy” children are in fact not shy but highly senstivie. See for background information on how 1 in 5 people have a different nervous system. These children can find it hard to stay embodied, are often spacy and distracted, cant concentrate, are startled by loud noise and aggressive people, and often like to play alone. They can also be highly intelligent, creative and social, and respond very well to cranio. They often seem to have a yearning for deeper human connection but just find life so overwhelming and fraught that their nervous systems shut down. Mira loves working with these children as they respond so well, and she has a natural connection with them that helps them open up and gain confidence.