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Natural Awakenings of Greater Ann Arbor & Detroit / Wayne County Michigan

CranioSacral Therapy Can Help Relieve Headaches

Joan Rose, an Upledger-certified practitioner, has offered CranioSacral Therapy for more than 25 years. It uses gentle, light-touch techniques applied to the skull bones in order to reach and release the deeper meningeal membranes to relieve pressure and pain, and improve fluid circulation in the head, providing relief for headaches and migraines. She specializes in working with women and children.

            She states, “Headaches can occur when the meningeal membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord are in a contracted state, possibly due to surgery or trauma to the head. These membrane restrictions can put pressure around nerves and blood vessels, causing pain and also making it more difficult for fluids to drain out of the head.”

            Rose is a member of the International Alliance of Healthcare Professionals, University of Michigan Alumni Association and American Association of University Women.


Location: Jackson Centre, 3921 Jackson Rd., Ann Arbor. For appointments, directions and more information, call 734-323-9485 or visit