Pregnancy can be a happy time, but it is also a time in which a woman’s body undergoes a tremendous number of changes. At the Brisbane Livewell Clinic, we understand that when you are pregnant, you need a full range of effective support. One highly beneficial way to support your health and well-being during your pregnancy is to take time for a massage. Pregnancy causes backache, sore feet, anxiety, depression and other issues. A pregnancy massage in Brisbane is aimed to help women reduce stress by releasing built up stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline and promotes various other health benefits.
What Pregnancy Massage Can Do For You
Pregnancy massage supports the needs of expectant mothers, while taking safety for the baby into account. This form of massage has been shown to reduce swelling and assist with everything from back pain, to anxiety and depression. All massage has been proven to reduce stress levels. How? Massage works to calm the mind, and it releases built up stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. People who receive massages enjoy lower levels of stress. Since there is a link between stress and inflammation in the body, massage can help with healing as well.
How is Pregnancy Massage Different?
Pregnancy massage takes into consideration the special needs of pregnant women. There are special approaches and techniques that are used for pregnancy massage that can help expecting mothers with everything from back pain to hip pain, leg pain and more. Studies have shown that pregnancy massage can also increase blood flow, and this comes with a range of health benefits. Massage is a great way to improve your health and welcome your new addition to the family.
Please note for massages with Kelly Zeller at Chermside: HCF and Medibank have recently changed their requirements for claiming on remedial massage. These health funds member are currently not able to claim with Kelly for remedial massage only. This does not affect any other modalities or practitioners.