My Experience with Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy for Tinnitus: A Case Study

As a registered Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist, I’ve had the privilege of working with many clients suffering from various conditions. One such condition that I frequently encounter is Tinnitus, a persistent ringing or noise in the ears that can significantly disrupt daily life. Today, I’d like to share my insights and experiences on how Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST) has helped my clients manage their Tinnitus symptoms.

Marie Connors


woman in white shirt standing near wall
woman in white shirt standing near wall

Understanding Bio-dynamic Craniosacral Therapy

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle, non-invasive therapy that works with the body’s natural rhythms and healing processes. It involves light touch and careful listening to the craniosacral system, which includes the bones, membranes, and fluid that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord.

BCST and Tinnitus

In my practice, I’ve found that BCST can be beneficial for clients suffering from Tinnitus. By releasing tension in the body’s tissues, rebalancing the nervous system and improving the flow of cerebrospinal fluid, BCST can potentially help manage Tinnitus symptoms.

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy (BCST) supports the nervous system in several ways. One of the key benefits is its ability to help release tension in the body’s tissues. This can have a calming effect on the nervous system, which may help alleviate the symptoms of Tinnitus, especially as these can be exacerbated by stress and tension.

BCST also plays a crucial role in restoring balance to the autonomic nervous system. It activates the parasympathetic nervous system, often referred to as the ‘rest and digest’ system, after long periods of being in a sympathetic state, commonly known as the ‘fight & flight state. This balance restoration could potentially help manage Tinnitus symptoms by reducing the body’s stress response. By promoting a state of relaxation, the system can begin to rebalance and heal. BCST provides a holistic approach to managing and potentially alleviating the discomfort associated with Tinnitus.

A Case Study: A Client’s Journey with BCST for Tinnitus

Let me share with you a case study of a client who had been experiencing Tinnitus for two years. The constant ringing in their ears was affecting their concentration at work and their quality of life. The client decided to try BCST after reading about its potential benefits.

  • I spent the first session understanding the clients symptoms, lifestyle and medical history. During the treatment, the client's system began to let go of some tension in the upper back and neck and then gently release tensions in the bones of the skull and underlying membranes.

  • Over the next 3 sessions the client reported a gradual decrease in the volume of their tinnitus. Their body continued to release restrictions in the neck and head which improved the flow of blood and Cerebrospinal fluid in the brain and spine.

  • By the 5th session the client reported their tinnitus had become much more manageable, they were sleeping better and felt much less anxious about their condition.

  • Over the next 3 sessions, the clients improvements continued. They reported that the ringing in the ears was no longer a constant presence and that they was able to enjoy their daily activities without being constantly aware of her Tinnitus.

  • The client continues with regular BCST sessions to maintain their improvements. They also made some lifestyle changes, such as incorporating relaxation techniques into their daily routine, which seemed to further help manage their Tinnitus.

If you’re curious about BCST and how it might help you or someone you know, I invite you to explore it further. BCST is more than just a therapy; it’s a journey of self-discovery and healing. It’s about listening to your body, understanding its rhythms, and nurturing its natural healing processes.

If you have any questions or would like more information about BCST and its potential benefits for Tinnitus or other conditions, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Every step towards wellness counts, and it’s never too late to start. I’m here to help and look forward to hearing from you.

Let’s explore the healing potential of BCST together.