Prenatal and special population communities need massage too. Swedish massage is the massage technique that is used because of the discomforts it releases and helps with in the skeletal and circulatory systems.
Pregnancy massage can help with a variety of issues women encounter when they are pregnant. Some issues that occur and are focused on include back and joint pain, circulation, edema, muscle tension, headaches, stress, and possibly sleep better. Massage helps reduce swelling, decrease pain and can also regulate hormones. Women go through a lot of changes when they are pregnant as well as increase many issues they already had.
Special population community includes elders, deaf, blind, disabled and cancer patients. Bodies like physical touch, no matter what age. It is important for the human body to have touch and just that releases a lot of tension and stress mentally. Physically massage is helpful with a variety of problems individuals develop through the growing and aging process. People have the need of feeling important and massage gives that mental help of
relaxation and feeling needed. For some people, massage can help with trust issues and feeling comfortable with strangers. If individuals with mental disabilities start going to a massage therapist young and feel the sense of all people are different, it can help them in their future.
Minnesota School of Business in Lakeville has massage therapists in training that need people with multiple issues and need a Swedish massage so they can get some training. The massages are free and on campus in a professional setting. Please help the students help you.
To make an appointment for our student massage clinic, call 952-892-9021. If you are interested in the massage therapy program, visit the Massage Therapy website or call 952-892-9000 and come in for a tour.