During the period of pregnancy, the mother needs to exercise immense amount of care. As the foetus develops, it tends to exercise greater pressure on the walls of the mother’s womb. Due to this, the mother may experience mild to severe bouts of pain from time to time. In such a situation, the expert massage therapists at Jojoba Massage in Melbourne can provide pregnancy massage, which is known to ease the pain.
It is true that massage plays an important role in overall health strategy, more so during this period. Problem areas for pregnant women are back, hips, foot, necks and shoulders. Hormonal changes and increasing physical loads often take a heavy toll of a woman’s health. This wonderful massage helps to reduce pain and tensions, get rid of leg cramps, improve fluid retention and also bring down the stress and fatigue levels.
In order to assist the pregnant woman, Jojoba Massage has specially designed massage tables. These allow a woman to lie safely and comfortably at all times. She can be either on her belly or on her back. Massage therapists here know about using acupressure points, application of essential oils and relaxation techniques that help facilitate labour, in case of early medical induction.
The Induction massage is meant especially for relaxation of tensed muscles. It combines techniques of relaxation with special essential oils and acupressure. The massage is provided to specific parts of the body, helping in preparation for labour.
Engaging in the remedial pregnancy massage provides long lasting relief in this period. In the last few days of pregnancy, such a massage is immensely helpful in relieving pain. So make sure you avail our services in a timely manner. As our massage therapists are trained in birth massage, they are fully aware of how to care for the body of a pregnant woman.
Let us tell you about some of the problem areas you are likely to encounter during this period. The lower back is bound to become sore as weight of the belly goes up. Ligaments also become relatively loose. The lungs will be taking in 30-40% more air than usual. Make sure you communicate the problem with your massage therapist and she will be able to help you.