Craniosacral Therapy at AktivOrtho™


Craniosacral Therapy (CST) is a vital part of osteopathy which primarily involves ‘gentle touch therapy’ to assess and treat the craniosacral system (CS) by removing restrictions and stimulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluids. The release of restrictions improves the CS, body awareness and mobility. Post-treatment, a patient feels a substantial decrease in pain and stress.

Who can benefit:

Patients having any of the following conditions can benefit from our craniosacral therapy:

  • Stress-related issues
  • Chronic back and neck pain
  • Headache/migraine
  • Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)
  • Upper and lower extremity pain
  • Fibromyalgia (chronic pain)
  • Sinus complications
  • Birth Trauma
  • Physical injuries
  • Emotional and psychological stress

CST in Pregnancy

Craniosacral therapy offers many therapeutic values for an expectant mother It helps her body to deal with the changes caused by pregnancy in a better way. CST during pregnancy can enable a woman to handle her labour with enhanced confidence, strength and vitality. CST is totally safe during pregnancy.

CST for Babies

Craniosacral therapy is not only safe for babies but advisable too. The use of gentle touch by an expert can bring many beneficial results and re-balance the whole body within the first year. The babies respond very well and positively to CST.

Our Solution

AktivOrtho™ offers specialised programs to alleviate the above-mentioned conditions through its well-trained craniosacral therapists.

We follow a three-way approach to treat the patients:


A proper assessment is done to diagnose each patient’s condition. The evaluation may include:

  • Conducting a detailed discussion with the patient (this helps us make a client-specific program).
  • Studying the duration, frequency and intensity of pain
  • Assessing the movement and strength of the upper extremities and cervical area


The CST techniques are designed and performed according to the diagnosis and the special requirements of each client. Some of the techniques used are:

  • Instruction of body awareness
  • Therapeutic exercise program
  • Patient-specific relaxation techniques
  • Gentle touch to mobilise the bones and tissues of the craniosacral system


There are several therapeutic benefits of our result-oriented programs including:

  • Increased body awareness and positioning
  • Decreased frequency and intensity of headaches
  • More physical independence through home-bases exercise regime
  • Increased physical mobility and motion
  • Decreased pain and stress



“I came to know about AktivOrtho™ through an acquaintance. My misery was very long and harsh as I had not fully recovered from the birth of my son 15 years ago. I had to opt for C-section as a possibility of natural delivery was ruled out by doctors. I delivered my baby boy but the road to recovery was upset by a number of ailments associated with the delivery. I experienced chronic headaches and lower back pain in a way that I had never experienced before.

“It seemed to me that I would never return natural health that I enjoyed before delivering. They (doctors) dubbed my symptoms as ‘postnatal depression’ and the strong medicines they prescribed shook up my entire system.

Thankfully for me, I finally learnt about AktivOrtho™ and the rest, as they say, is history. Less than a dozen sessions with its well-trained craniosacral therapist have changed my life for good and here I am—a healthy woman with positive attitude. My symptoms have amazingly reduced within two months from the commencement of my treatment. I really want to thank Dr. Gerd Mueller (MD) sincerely for bringing into India something that is totally European in terms of standard and approach. I also thank Mr. Himanshu Bhagat, my craniosacral therapist.

The affable staff, hi-tech exercise equipment and a highly-skilled therapist made me walk with confidence that I so fondly remember possessing prior to C-section. Thank You AktivOrtho™!!”


“Mrs. Seema, mother and software professional, had been suffering from chronic headaches and lower back pain ever since she gave birth to a baby boy 15 years ago through C-Section.

But the trauma of the surgery and anaesthesia were still persisting in her body, which I felt very clearly in her system while I was treating her.  Her symptoms did not vanish post-delivery and she never recovered her original state of health.

I realized that all she needed to get back to better health and shape were few sessions of craniosacral therapy which releases the trapped emotions and restrictions in the fascia and muscles.  I treated Mrs. Seema for about 12 sessions over a period of 2 months and her symptoms reduced significantly. Now, she is able to deal with her daily functional activities more efficiently and has a positive attitude toward life”.



About aktivorthoblog

AktivOrtho™ is India's first-of-its-kind comprehensive centre for orthopaedic, neurological and gynaecological rehabilitation as well as sports medicine, pain management, prevention, podiatry, medical training therapy (MTT) and weight management solutions located at Vasant Vihar as well as the Siri Fort Sports Complex, New Delhi and Golf Course Road, Gurgaon. Founded by leading German orthopaedic specialist and former surgeon, Dr. Gerd Mueller MD, AktivOrtho™ focuses on the non-invasive treatment and prevention of all types of chronic and acute musculoskeletal problems as well as neurological disorders. Introducing state-of-the-art, German designed rehabilitation equipment together with our team of experienced and certified medical professionals led by Dr. Mueller and Dr. Rana Chengappa, MBBS, DSM, we are committed to providing our patients with European standard medical care, personalised one-on-one treatment and leading expertise in the field of non-surgical orthopaedic, and neurological rehabilitation, pain management, prevention, sports medicine and weight management.

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