Therapeutic massage incorporates various techniques including deep tissue, assisted stretch or swedish massage. This treatment is designed to address your concerns at the time of your treatment and to compliment your health and fitness routine. A self-care plan to enhance and help you maintain the effects of massage may be offered through exercise, stretching, and stress & pain management tools.
Massage therapy during pregnancy may reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches, joint pains, and improve labor outcomes. Massage during pregnancy addresses many common discomforts and changes. As with all massage, Prenatal massage works best when received regularly as a part of your pregnancy wellness routine. To make this beneficial service more accessible I offer a reasonable rate, discounts on packages and In-home visits for pregnant women with a medical need for massage.
Yes, it really works! If you're between 37-40 weeks and wish to avoid a medical induction, this massage is for you. Through the use of deep tissue, acupressure, labor may be brought on naturally. This method is recommended by obstetricians, midwives and doulas whose clients wish to avoid medical induction. Best for pregnant women with minor or no pregnancy complications. Induction massage can begin at 37 weeks and has been known to bring about labor between 3 and 24 hours post treatment.
If you have just given birth, are breastfeeding or wearing your baby, postpartum massage is for you. Massage after labor may be just as important as massage before labor. For up to 1 year postpartum massage may help to regulate hormones, provide relief from common aches, pains and anxiety associated with new motherhood. Medical clearance is recommended if you are 6-8 weeks postpartum. A postnatal massage is appropriate for up to one year after labor.
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