Recorded Webinar: Craniosacral Therapy, Breastfeeding and Tongue-tie: Natural Companions by Alison Hazelbaker

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This event was broadcast live on:

January 8th 2024, 1 PM EST

90 mins



Approved for 1.5 L-CERPs

Approval Number: C2023274





In this presentation Dr. Hazelbaker discusses the use of craniosacral therapy relative to tongue-tie. She addresses the over-diagnosis of it and describes the way in which faux ties are confused for true ties. She then discusses the role craniosacral therapy plays in addressing the restrictions that are commonly misdiagnosed as true ties that cause breastfeeding problems.





The participant will be able to:


1. Define craniosacral therapy


2. List the three ways that craniosacral therapy addresses breastfeeding problems


3. Discuss the role craniosacral plays as an adjunct or replacement for tongue-tie revision







1. Definitions


   a. Bodywork

    b. Craniosacral therapy

     c. Tongue-tie

   d. Faux tie


2. True tie and faux tie


   a. Similarities

     b. Differences

     c. Making a differential diagnosis


3. What can bodywork do?

   a. Research

   b. Bodywork and tongue-tie: before and after revision

   c. When is bodywork NOT indicated relative to tongu-tie


4. Bodywork instead of revision


   a. Tensegrity

    b. Deep front fascial line

    c. Causes of faux tie

   d. Whole body assissment

   e. Bodywork treatment protocol



edit-csj-9861-linkedin-400x400.jpgDr. Hazelbaker has been a therapist for 40 years. She specializes in cross-disciplinary treatment and to that end has taken training in several modalities to best assist her clients. She is a certified Craniosacral Therapist, a Lymph Drainage Therapy practitioner, a Tummy Time™ Trainer, a Rhythmic Movement practitioner and an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She runs a private practice in Columbus, Ohio.

Her original research on tongue-tie, done in 1993, has changed clinical practice both in the USA and abroad. She authored the Assessment Tool for Lingual Frenulum Function (ATLFF) during her Master’s Degree program. The ATLFF remains the only research-based tongue-tie screening process in infants under 6 months.

Please let us know if you have any questions. You can contact Ken Tackett (



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  • 5
    Breastfeeding and cst

    Posted by Liz Gikas on 12th Jan 2024

    Very informative- has given me clear answers and ideas for further practice

  • 5
    Webinar Craniosacral Therapy, BF & TT

    Posted by Linda Barrett on 10th Dec 2023

    Looking forward to hearing Alison's webinar. She is a great speaker