When an expectant mother is thinking of receiving massage, there are some special considerations, especially if you in high risk category. Reasons your pregnancy might be consider high-risk would be: twin pregnancy, previous miscarriages, pre-eclampsia, eclampsia (toxemia), gestational diabete, and deep vein thrombosis. You want to make sure you are seeing therapist who is Certified and knows appropriate and effective techniques to help pregnant mother and baby stay safe.
Prenatal 60 is therapeutic bodywork that focuses on needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through dramatic changes of pregnancy. It enchance the function of muscles and joints, improves circulation and general body tone, and relieves mental and physical fatigue.
Prenatal 75 is for high risk pregnancies, mom-to-be with sciatica and lower back pain, and for those who works in the office with long sitting hours.
Prenatal 90 is for high risk pregnancies and mom-to-be with edema or lymphedema, who needs an extra time for Manual Lymphatic Drainage of the swollen arms or/and legs.
Postnatal or postpartum massage is very important and effective for a quicker recovery and better health. Residual body aches from pregnancy are normal. Adding breastfeeding and childcare can intensify arms, shoulders and back pain. Massage is an effective holistic approach that relaxes muscles and relieves pain without medication. It's also greatly improves postpartum hormone balance, increase circulation and lymphatic drainage to facilitate elimination of excess fluids and waste products.
MLD is unique, gentle type of skin massage technique that promotes lymph to drain out of swollen area into an area that drains normally. Lymphatic system has a vital role in the body by regulating the immune system, which protects the body against infection and eliminates metabolic wastes, toxins and excess fluids from the body. MLD benefits are numerous and include: promotion of scar tissue healing, torn ligaments and sprains, post-operative healing, swelling relief following plastic surgery.
Every day is a Mother’s Day at Prenatal and Medical Massage Eastside. Give a gift of appreciation to someone you love or to yourself because you deserve it! 90 min package includes 60 min of Prenatal or Therapeutic/ Postnatal Massage and 30 min of Aromatherpay treatment for the face, neck and head. All products used in the treatment are made from organic high quality ingredients and completely safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.