Westlake Pre-natal Massage
A woman undergoes many physical changes during pregnancy that can lead to physical and emotional stress that can be effectively addressed with therapeutic massage. The weight of a growing baby places significant strain on the back, neck, shoulders, legs and abdominal muscles and many women also struggle with insomnia during pregnancy that only contributes to pregnancy related physical and emotional issues.
Pre-natal Therapy Benefits
I am specially trained to provide professional pre-natal massage as a beneficial method for coping with physical changes and to promote relaxation and reduce anxiety.
- Helps to improve sleep
- Relieves muscle soreness and spasms in lower back, neck, hips and legs
- Reduces stress hormone levels
- Helps to regulate heart rate and blood pressure
- Reduces swelling
- Helps to prepare the body for labor
Helpful Knowledge for Pregnant Women
Clients are carefully positioned with comfortable support pillows in a relaxing environment. As a trained therapist, I am happy to provide practical knowledge and professional recommendations on various aspects of personal pre-natal care. I am capable of treating pregnancy related symptoms such as discomfort while sleeping and other associated concerns, in conjunction with therapeutic massage therapy treatments. My gentle pre-natal techniques are customized to each individual to ensure comfort and relaxation.
Experienced Pre-natal Massage Therapists
Studies reveal that pre-natal massage helps to improve mood, induce relaxation, decrease depression and reducing swelling during pregnancy. I apply treatments and techniques that are adapted to the particular concerns of each Westlake client.