What is prenatal massage? A specialized massage designed to treat the common discomforts of pregnancy. Is it safe to get a massage while I am pregnant or postpartum? Yes! Massage during pregnancy, labor, and postpartum has been used throughout history to maintain optimal maternal and fetal health, prepare women for labor, and help with a quick recovery. Massage is safe in any trimester for healthy pregnancies when correct positioning and technique is used. What are the benefits of prenatal massage? Some benefits of prenatal massage include: Reduction of muscle tension, pain, stress, and anxiety. Brings nutrients to tissues and eliminates waste products which reduces swelling, eases varicose veins, and normalizes blood..
We are excited to say that Cure Touch Massage Therapy will now be offering cupping therapy as a service and add-on for our clients. Cupping is part of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has many therapeutic benefits. The suction and negative pressure provided by cupping can loosen muscles, increase range of motion, encourage blood flow, and sedate the nervous system. [/vc_column_text]
Are you thinking of getting a professional massage for the first time? Are you unsure of what the proper procedure is for undressing for a massage? Maybe you’re worried that the massage will hurt or you’re hoping it will cure a backache you’ve had for years. This is to help put you at ease before your first massage. Here are a few frequently asked questions and answers about massage. So don’t fret and just relax that’s the whole point of getting a massage!
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80% of Adults Experience Lower Back Pain You are not alone, about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days. Men and women are equally affected by low back pain, which can range in intensity from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp sensation that leaves the person unable to function normally. Pain can begin abruptly as a result of an accident or by lifting something heavy, or it can develop over time due to changes of the spine caused by posture or holding patterns. Sedentary.
Research continues to show the immense benefits of touch; which range from treating chronic diseases, neurological disorders and injuries to alleviating the tensions of modern lifestyles.
Have you been in a car accident? You are not alone according to the NSC, National Safety Council, there are more than 12 million motor vehicle accidents a year involving more than 20 million vehicles. About 30 percent of occupants involved in motor vehicle accidents incur minor to moderate injuries. A common injury that arises from these accidents includes pain and tightness in the back and neck. Neck pain related to whiplash-associated disorders (WADs) most commonly results from motor vehicle accidents.9,10 Whiplash-associated disorders disrupt the daily lives of adults around the world and are associated with considerable pain, suffering, disability, and costs. The majority of adults with traffic injuries report.
Communication is Key! Let us know if: You’d like more/less pressure. Keep in mind we want the pressure to be a “hurt so good” kind of feeling. Too little pressure won’t give you the therapeutic benefit you are seeking, and too much could have a negative effect on your muscle tissue. You’re too hot or too cold. Changing the temperature or adding/removing a blanket will make a worlds difference in how comfortable you are and how relaxed you can become. You’re uncomfortable…We have 3 different face rests, in differing sizes and all of them adjust any way you like. Let us know which one your favorite is and we’ll make.
Hot Stone Massage involves the application of water-heated basalt stones of varying sizes to key points of the body, giving a deep massage and creating sensations of comfort and warmth. This process dates back 5000 years to the Indian and Mayan cultures. Therapists used “tools” provided from the earth to better heal and calm; their hands are only used for manipulation and some healing. Stones have been used in a variety of ways throughout the years, including saunas, hot baths, sweat lodges and medicine wheels.