Massage Therapy / Infant Massage
Massage Therapy is the manipulation of soft-tissues of the body. It helps to ease stress and muscular tension; relieve pain from injuries; and speed healing from certain acute and chronic conditions. In some cases, massage can reduce or even eliminate the need for medication or surgery and is effective for all ages.
How does Massage Therapy work?
On your first visit, your massage therapist will ask you about your medical history, your current physical condition and review any referring practitioner's recommendations. Your massage therapist will then assess your problem area using range of motion, orthopedic testing, and any pain complaints you may be experiencing to help determine the best approach for your treatments.
Based on this assessment, your massage therapist will decide on a personalized plan that will focus on your specific health and wellness requirements. The appropriate frequency, duration and number of massage sessions for you will depend on your condition, its severity and how long you have had it, as well as your general health.
|Massage Therapy can help with:|
|Reducing stress||Painful or tight muscles|
|Delayed muscle soreness||Pain or tingling in arms or legs|
|Repetitive strain injuries||Old chronic injuries|
|Prevention of new injuries||Pain or restriction in joints|
|Post fractures||Effects of forced inactivity|
|Improve circulation||Fluid retention|
|Pregnancy||Sciatic pain syndrome|
|Headaches||Neck and back spasms|
Infant Massage Lessons
Infant Massage lessons allow parents and caregivers to learn how to safely and effectively massage their babies through the skilled application of massage by a certified teacher. The goal is to empower families through massage to nurture and strengthen the bond between caregiver and child.
It is well known that touch is crucial for a babies development. It meets a child's need for stimulation, security, affection and movement, and is important for the development of a child's emotional and physiological well-being.
|Benefits of Infant Massage|
|Aids in posture and balance||Improves sleeping patterns|
|Relieves constipation and gas||Relaxes and calms the baby|
|Provides time for communication||Reduces toxins|
|Stimulates circulation||Promotes social skills|
|Promotes secure and healthy attachment||Teaches range of motion and proprioception|
|Increases trust level between baby and caregiver||Increases oxytocin and decreases cortisol|
|Registered Massage Therapy|
|Please contact us if you would like more information on this or any other service.|
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