Benefits of Prenatal Massage Therapy

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For decades, people have utilized therapeutic massage to ease muscle tension, boost general well-being, and lower stress levels. In addition to relieving muscle and joint problems and anxiety, prenatal massage therapy can also assist improve the quality of labour and the well-being of the unborn baby.


ORÍKÌ Prenatal Massage uses light pressure on the body's muscular groups to reduce muscle tension and enhance lymphatic and blood circulation. The most frequently experienced discomforts related to the muscular and circulatory shifts brought on by hormonal changes are addressed by our prenatal massage technique, which is the one that we recommend during pregnancy.

Here are some other potential benefits of prenatal massage:


Reduction Of Swelling

When a woman is pregnant, joint swelling, also known as oedema is frequently brought on by poor blood flow and increased strain on the major blood vessels from the weight of the uterus. Massage encourages soft tissues, which helps to stop fluid from building up in swollen joints. Additionally, this enhances the lymphatic system's ability to remove waste from tissues.


Reduction Of Nerve Pain

As the uterus sits on the muscles of the pelvic floor and lower back in late pregnancy, many women suffer from sciatic nerve discomfort. The upper and lower leg muscles become tense due to the uterine strain, which also causes them to expand and put pressure on adjacent nerves.

By assisting in the relaxation of adjacent muscles, massage treatment helps to treat irritated nerves. Massage has helped a lot of pregnant women significantly lessen their sciatic nerve pain.


Hormonal Control

When massage treatment is added to women's prenatal care, it significantly affects hormone levels linked to stress and relaxation. This results in better cardiovascular health and mood regulation.

Only five weeks of biweekly massage therapy for women resulted in a reduction in stress chemicals like cortisol and norepinephrine and an increase in the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin (low levels of these hormones are associated with depression).


Reduced birth problems and occurrences of neonatal issues including low birth weight were also caused by these changes in hormone levels. The data is compelling that including therapeutic massage in routine prenatal treatment has positive effects on the health of both the mother and the unborn child.


At ORÍKÌ, we offer all of the best massage services, as well as Mother-To-Be Body Treatment with 100% Pure Plant Oil, which are specially created for expectant mothers and performed by professionals in a safe and healthy environment. Schedule an appointment right away to have a happier pregnancy.


Before booking your appointment, learn more about Prenatal Massage And The Role It Plays In Your Pregnancy Journey.