168 Karrinyup Road, Karrinyup WA 6018
Monday - Friday: 7.30am to 6.30pm
Saturdays: 7.30am - 2.30pm

P (08) 9341 3020

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168 Karrinyup Road, Karrinyup WA 6018 | Monday – Friday: 7.30am to 6.30pm & Saturdays: 7.30am – 2.30pm

Karrinyup Wellness Centre

CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY: What Is It, Benefits, Risks & Technique


What is it?

Craniosacral therapy (CST) is a gentle, non-invasive modality that seeks to find restrictions through the body systems.  It supports the Central Nervous System so the body can self-correct and heal naturally.

Who does it?

Our very own Massage Therapist at Karrinyup Wellness Centre, Veronica Plej is specially trained in CST and will be able to help anyone interested in utilising this amazing technique.

Who can benefit from it?

Everyone! Babies are especially important to get checked, but all children and adults will benefit greatly from this therapy treatment.

Craniosacral Therapy is an effect in a wide range of both acute and chronic issues which include:

  • Headaches/migraines
  • Chronic back pain and neck pain (chiropractic and craniosacral treatment complement each other)
  • General musculoskeletal pain
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Post dental work
  • Visual disturbance
  • CNS disorders
  • Fibromyalgia/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Neurovascular and immune disorders
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Stress and tension problems
  • Anxiety
  • Emotional Trauma

Craniosacral Therapy for Babies and Children

Common reasons to seek CST for children/babies include:

  • Difficult birth – long labour during the pushing stage, caesarean birth, ventouse or forceps delivery
  • Breastfeeding challenges/latching issues
  • Tongue or lip tie
  • Fussy, hard to soothe babies
  • Infant tends to only turn to one side
  • Sleeping concerns
  • Misshapen head – bumps or ridges
  • Digestive issues including colic, reflux and constipation

Craniosacral Therapy for Older Children

In older children the following issues can be helped with CST:

  • Braces
  • Headaches/migraines
  • TMJ syndrome
  • Learning challenges
  • Auditory and sensory processing disorders
  • Speech and language development
  • Gross and fine motor skill development
  • Seizure disorders
  • Anxiety (self-regulation dysfunction)
  • Chronic ear infection
Dr Shinae Brownrigg
By Dr Shinae Brownrigg


Dr Shinae is all about balance in life and helping others to achieve their health goals. She has a huge desire to learn more so she can share her knowledge with those around her. She loves to educate the public about natural health care options as well as how to main your spine so you can get the most out of your retirement years in the future. Dr Shinae believes prevention is always better than a cure and that it is very difficult to achieve the same level of activity with an injured or degenerate spine.

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At the Karrinyup Wellness Centre we have brought together a team of chiropractors, naturopaths, massage therapists, kinesiologists and a dietitian all dedicated to providing a holistic approach to your health care. Every member of our team shares a common passion and drive: to help every person in their care to improve and reach their health and wellness potential naturally.

Servicing the areas of Karrinyup, Carine, Doubleview, Scarborough, Trigg, North Beach, Gwelup, Marmion, Duncraig and surrounding northern suburb areas.

168 Karrinyup Road Karrinyup WA 6018(08) 9341 3020

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