There are both physical and emotional benefits of prenatal massage for expecting mothers. Massage therapists trained in prenatal massage are educated in methods of safely applying massage techniques, while avoiding positions or techniques that could potentially be harmful to the client or her child. The benefits of prenatal massage include reduction of muscular tension, improved flexibility, reduction back, hip or neck pain, improved circulation of blood and lymph, and decreased swelling of the hands, feet, and lower extremities. Massage may also help with overall reduction of stress, improved quality of sleep, increased energy and concentration, and reduced fatigue.
Postnatally, mothers will continue to benefit from massage as they adjust to structural changes in their body, and adapt to the new physical tasks of breast-feeding, carrying, and lifting their new little one.
We Can Help With Women's Issues Such As...
- Pelvic pain conditions
- Abdominal, hip and lower back pain
- Urinary incontinence, leakage, and pelvic floor weakness
- Pre/Post Natal Physical Therapy
- Coccygodynia (tailbone pain)
- Pelvic organ prolapse
- Osteoporosis and osteopenia
Wellness programs are available for:
- Pre/Post Natal Pilates
- Pre/Post Natal Yoga
- Prenatal massage
- General strength and flexibility training