Massage for Children
Kids are stressed out. Massage can help.
Massage is a wonderful stress-buster for children. Oftentimes when we think about stress, we think of it as an adult condition. But young infants and children are also prone to stress. A young child starting school could experience stress. Family illness or financial problems, divorce and even vacations can produce emotional strain. One of the benefits of massage therapy is a reduction in stress and stress hormone levels.
If it’s the child’s first massage, they may squirm a bit because they are not familiar with this type of touch. Due to the discomfort and pain of medical procedures inflicted on them, infants and especially premature babies may have developed a negative association with touch. Given this new, positive experience they relax and their bodies quiet down.
Parents are asked to stay in the treatment room during the sessions.
Rates quoted in 30/60/90-minute sessions
PRENATAL MASSAGE $55/$100/$140
It's more than pregnancy massage. IT'S A DIFFERENT KIND OF CARE.
Prenatal massage is therapeutic bodywork that focuses on the dramatic structural, physiological and psychological ways you are changed and challenged throughout pregnancy, birth and postpartum.Elm City Wellness’s licensed massage therapists use safe, nurturing and effective massage techniques that are tailored to your specific needs as they change through each trimester.