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Pregnancy Massage

Pregnancy is an exciting time! As your beautiful baby develops your body makes the necessary natural physical and chemical changes within.

 

At Performance Medicine, we recommend using pregnancy massage to relax and relieve muscular tension that may arise due to increased laxity in the joints, changes in centre of gravity and breathing biomechanics.

 

Research has found there is a wide range of reasons that Pregnancy Massage is not only good for Mum but for Bub too!

  • It aids lymphatic drainage to help decrease fluid retention, eliminate toxins and increase circulation; in turn increasing blood flow, nutrients and oxygen supply to your baby.
  • Soft tissue massage and oils enhances the pliability of your skin and underlying tissues and increases skin hydration and health.
  • Massage can increase ‘feel good’ hormone levels which act as mood elevators and may therefore increase sleep quality and decrease the likelihood of post-natal depression.
  • The ‘feel good’ hormones will not only help relax you as a mother but will also have a calming effect on your baby.
  • It may also decrease the chance of low birth weight and premature birth of your baby. Your pregnancy massage is helping two people!

Check out our blog for more information.

 

If you are unsure whether or not pregnancy massage is for you contact us and one of our therapist or client experience team will be able to help!

 

Unfortunately due to Melbourne’s Stage 4 restrictions we are unable to offer Pregnancy Massage appointments in person.

However we are still Open and here for you!

If you need a treatment we are offering Physio appointments online via Telehealth and In person

And Telehealth Roll and Release appointments available!

 

What is a Roll and Release Appointment? 

During a a roll and release appointment one of our therapists will guide you at home, through a personalised session. Addressing your body and it’s needs! Tailoring the appointment and targeting any tensions or issues that you have been having in this new landscape. You will be walked through techniques with foam rollers, spike balls, rolled up towels or a skillfully placed elbow.

At Performance Medicine we really do mean it when we say #wegetit. These are trying times and we won’t just leave you to your four walls.

 

If you would like to BOOK a Roll and Release or  Physiotherapy Appointment 

Simply book using our Online Booking or Contact Us.

Team members who can help with this

Bec Zahra

Myotherapist

Andy Haycroft

Remedial Massage Therapist

Courtney Stace

Senior Myotherapist

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