PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM THERAPY
Expectant moms experience unique physical and emotional changes that occur as a result of increased baby weight, shifting of the pelvis and adjusting hormone levels. While this is a beautiful period of heightened expectations and joy, mothers-to-be also endure heightened physical discomfort that ranges from muscular tension and headaches to pressure on the knees.
Prenatal massage is natural, touch therapy aimed at alleviating these and other pregnancy related symptoms. Experienced therapists choose techniques that are safe and effective for pregnant women. Prenatal and postpartum massage offer a wide range of benefits, which include the following:
Reduces stress and promotes relaxation
Helps with headaches, neck and shoulder stress, and back pain.
Decreases pain in pelvic / hip area
Increases blood circulation
Helps reduce swelling in such places as hands and lower legs
Can alleviate the stress on weight-bearing joints, like hips, and knees
Promotes relaxation and deep breathing
Helps stabilize hormone levels by lessening anxiety
Increase energy levles