Prenatal Massage

Reap physical and mental benefits of prenatal massage with us!

Prenatal MassageWellness of expectant mothers is very important! As a new mom-to-be, you would like to be physically, mentally and emotionally fit before the baby arrives. With your body facing so many physical changes with pregnancy, expectant mothers also go through muscle issues due to the extra weight of baby they are carrying. So, prenatal care for expectant mothers is really important and massage is one of the most important activities of this care. A prenatal massage provides an amazing experience giving mom-to-be much needed relaxation. This massage focuses the dramatic changes witnessed by a pregnant woman’s body and their special needs. At Physiotherapy and Massage Center Grande Prairie, we know that only an experienced massage therapist can provide a relaxing and comforting prenatal massage. Our team is trained to provide massages that relieve you of the normal discomforts faced during pregnancy. We offer services across Grande Prairie and Peace River.

When you come to us for prenatal massage, we first ask you about the everyday symptoms you are facing. Right from swelling, back pain and joint pain to muscle tension and headaches, there are several problems you may face at once. Don’t worry! Talk to us without any hesitation. Our therapists can understand what you are experiencing. They combine your symptoms with your health information to decide the right treatment for you. We address a range of issues right from physical to emotional ones. We also ask about any allergies or food sensitivities you are facing during the pregnancy. This ensures we use the right oils and cream for the massage.

Our prenatal massage assists in providing relief from –

  • Reduced circulation
  • Back pain
  • Edema or swelling
  • Joint pain
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Sciatic nerve pain
  • Muscle tension
  • Headaches

At Grande Prairie Physiotherapy and Massage Center, we know that you face a lot of physical changes during pregnancy. Our aim is to provide you some relief with our massage therapy. Our massages help in alleviating pain experienced in muscle joints, improve blood circulation and reduce fluid buildup in feet and legs. Our therapists in Grande Prairie and Peace River are trained to provide a nurturing and soothing touch to relieve stress and pressure faced. We know that carrying a child can be emotionally stressful too. We work to help you relieve the emotional stress and tension with our relaxing prenatal massages.

Our therapists know the cautions to be taken while massaging pregnant women. They do not treat the abdomen in the first trimester. Even for the next trimesters, the therapist adjusts her techniques to keep the baby safe. Depending on where you are in your pregnancy, your therapist may utilize such massage techniques as reflexology, Swedish massage or certain techniques that address your specific requests and needs. Our therapists at Grande Prairie and Peace River also avoid putting a lot of pressure on the sacrum area and ankles. We will only assign you a therapist who is knowledgeable and experienced with massage during pregnancy.

If you have any questions regarding the qualifications or experience of our therapists, feel free to ask us. We know it is important for you to ascertain that you are in safe hands during this important phase of your life. Schedule a session at Grande Prairie-(780) 357-0095 or Peace River- (780) 624-2548 today.