Oakville Shiatsu & Massage Therapy Centre

Helping you find your way to better health.

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 contributes to pregnancy related physical and emotional issues.

Pre-natal Massage Therapy Benefits

At Oakville Shiatsu & Massage Therapy Centre we are specially trained to provide 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
  • Reduces swelling
  • Helps to prepare the body for labour

Helpful Knowledge for Pregnant Women

Clients are carefully positioned with comfortable support pillows in a relaxing environment. We assess and treat pregnancy related symptoms such as discomfort while sleeping and other associated concerns, in conjunction with therapeutic massage treatments. Studies show that pre-natal massage helps to improve mood, induce relaxation, and reduce swelling during pregnancy. Our pre-natal techniques are adapted to each individual to ensure comfort and relaxation. We are happy to adapt your treatment to ensure that your needs are met.