Registered massage therapy:
a form of therapy that involves various techniques that mobilize and manipulate soft tissue and joints in the body. It can assist in relieving many ailments including stress, chronic pain syndromes and muscle dysfunction.
Abdominal massage therapy:
Abdominal massage is used to reduce muscle tension in the abdomen and pelvic region, support digestion and address connective tissue restriction caused by inflammation or surgery. Abdominal massage is a powerful tool in reproductive health, helping to increase blood flow and support optimal positioning of the reproductive organs. Abdominal massage includes the use of general swedish techniques, tigger point therapy to key areas associated with abdominal and/or pelvic pain, as well as fascial release techniques used to reduce connective tissue restriction. Each treatment is personalized to the individual and consists of hands on as well as self-care education.
There are many health benefits to receiving regular breast/chest massage throughout all stages of life. Whether that is as a general massage to reduce congestion and edema, or a more specific treatment with specialized goals. The main goals of breast/chest massage are to increase circulation and decrease congestion to the breast tissues. More specific work can be used to treat conditions such as:
- Post-surgical scars
- Painful breast syndromes
- During the pregnancy and postpartum period
- Postural faults
Other Helpful Links: