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Q: Is it safe to see a Massage Therapist while pregnant?
Oakworks Boiance Face Rest Pillow
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Health & Wellness: Shop In-Store or Online!

February 2014

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Q: Is it safe to see a Massage Therapist while pregnant?

Evgenia (Jenny) Haugen, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist

Jenny Haugen RMTA:

It is not only safe to visit a massage therapist during your pregnancy, it is highly beneficial. Women with normal, low risk pregnancies can benefit greatly from the massage therapy. The treatments are adjusted for specific needs of pregnancy and safe for mother-to-be as her body goes through dramatic changes. Massage Therapy is a great way to promote a healthy pregnancy by including relaxation techniques and focusing on musculoskeletal health.

Massage can relieve many discomforts experienced during pregnancy including headaches, backaches, a stiff neck, and leg cramps. It can also prevent sciatica, the inflammation of sciatic nerve that runs from your lower back, down the legs and to your feet. In addition, massage for pregnant women can promote better sleep, and relieve anxiety or depression caused by hormonal changes.

The treatment can be performed by having a woman lie on her side (supported by pillows), or by using a pregnancy cushion which allows a woman to lie on her stomach and truly relax and take some pressure off the lower back.

If you experience any discomfort during pregnancy massage, you should let your therapist know immediately. Good communication with your massage therapist will result in the most beneficial and effective treatment for you and your baby.

 

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Now in our Massage Therapy rooms ~ The Oakworks Boiance Face Rest!

A revolutionary design makes the Boiance™ Face Cradle Pillow one of the most comfortable massage table accessories on the market today. The union of ultra comfortable padding and water spheres combine to deliver an exceptional feeling of comfort and relaxation. The Boiance™ Face Cradle Pillow also features a unique, very open space to avoid all pressure on the eyes and sinus cavities.

 

 

 

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