Regular massage therapy visits throughout pregnancy have been shown to significantly reduce back pain, decrease anxiety and stress, relieve muscle aches and joint pain, and improve labor.
Why you should see our massage therapist:
Sciatic pain is one of the most common symptoms experienced during pregnancy. The causes of pain can be related to increased weight, changes in posture, and the release of hormones which cause joints and ligaments to become lax. Massage therapy helps to increase mobility, by releasing the tension on nearby muscles. Many women have experienced significant reduction in sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy through regular massage.
Massage helps to stimulate increase blood flow, and improves removal of wastes. Regular massage therapy visits can decrease swelling, and improve circulation.
Top reasons to get regular massages while pregnant:
- Decreased back and leg pain
- Lowered anxiety
- Improved sleep
- Decreased levels of the stress hormone norepinephrine
- Increased levels of the “feel-good” hormones serotonin and dopamine
- Decreased levels of cortisol, an indicator of stress
- An overall improvement in mood
Maria Naccarato, RMT has experience treating women during all stages of pregnancy. She works closely with her clients to provide relief from body aches and pains during pregnancy, while offering relaxing therapeutic massages.
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