Now you can get a relaxing, therapeutic massage in conjunction with your acupuncture treatment or enjoy it a la carte.
Deep tissue, prenatal, trigger point, and sports massage. Only $45 for 30 minutes, $65 for one hour. $75 for 90 minutes (reg. $95. Through August).
What is prenatal massage?
Prenatal massage is similar to regular massage – The goal is to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. But prenatal massage is also customized to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists trained in prenatal massage adjust their techniques accordingly.
Carrying a baby inside you changes your center of gravity and puts a lot of stress on your back, neck, abdominal muscles, and shoulders. Pregnancy also relaxes your ligaments, meaning your pelvic joints are less stable, and it also changes your posture, pulling your pelvis forward. Add to that the extra weight you're carrying and you may end up with an aching lower back.
A trained prenatal massage therapist knows where a pregnant woman's sore and swollen spots are likely to be and may be able to provide some relief. She'll also know which techniques and areas to avoid.
What are the benefits of massage during pregnancy?
Research on the therapeutic benefits of massage for pregnant women is limited, but small studies suggest that prenatal massage may:
Getting a pregnancy massage can also put you in a more relaxed state of mind to help you cope with all the big changes that are going on in your life.
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