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8. Touc of Zen mobile massage
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"Hi my name is Justin Leonard I am a licensed massage therapist I am the owner and operator of Touch Of Zen mobile massage. I offer a healthy beneficial & easy way to help pain, muscle functions, and their dysfunctions, and overall health and well-being. A person may ask themselves how can massage be healthy? Massage causes physical relaxation, it improves circulation which nourishes cells and improves waste elimination, it gives relief of tight muscles and relive other aches and pains, it improves flexibility and range of motion, it can help release compression from carpal tunnel and sciatica pain, enhances energy and vitality, it can help reduce scar tissue, and help heal tendon, ligaments, and muscle tears, and it improve circulatory which helps with arthritis and edema. If you are wondering what kind of work I have done for others here is a list of a few more intense things I have worked on. A client with a seven-year-old whiplash injury that has been too many chiropractors and many highly accredited massage therapist says she has never felt relief from her injury until my hands work their magic. Another client with a 10-year old frozen shoulder from softball injury that I have released within one session after our second session she has been doing yoga for the last 3 months. My current client has a 25-degree anterior pelvic tilt that is now a weekly client after the first massage he told me for 5 or 6 days straight how he has had relief and is ready to come back. I'm not claiming to be the best in my field but in my clients eyes they tell me I'm the best. My massages are convenient because if preferred I do house calls so you don't have to leave the comfort of your own home I tried to beat Expectations by my clients by putting my full commitment heart and soul into my massages. So far my clients love my work and tell me that I'm headed for the top, my clients feel secure around me they love the quality of my work and say Im very unique in my personality and technique. You might be thinking is it hard to get my issues addressed? I am here to tell you that you're in luck it is very easy... just pick up the phone and call Justin Leonard LMT and feel the Touch Of Zen. I enjoy the fact that my clients feel comfortable, and I enjoy making my clients feel better with every session by helping ease stress/tension, and helping withrelief from dysfunctions and helping maintain their body functions and mobility."
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What is pregnancy massage?

Pregnancy massage is a therapeutic massage tailored specifically to the needs of a pregnant woman’s body. Before having a prenatal massage, always check in with your prenatal care provider and ask if massage therapy will be safe for you and your pregnancy. A pregnancy massage is much more than just an indulgence. The specialized strokes and techniques used to loosen tight muscles, reduce swelling, alleviate pressure, and ease tension provide positive health benefits for both you and your baby. Experts recommend finding a massage therapist who has received additional training on prenatal massage techniques. This is typically a certification above and beyond their standard massage therapy certification and training requirements. During the massage you will likely lie on your side or in a semi-reclined position; these supported poses keep you and the baby comfortable and free from strain or undue pressure. During the massage, the therapist will listen to what body challenges you are experiencing and work to release tension. The massage should be a relaxing and very soothing experience.

Is hot stone massage safe in pregnancy?

If you’re ready for relaxation and relief from pregnancy pains, prenatal massage may be a great healing option. Once your prenatal care provider has approved you for pregnancy massage, look for a licensed massage therapist who also has training and certification in prenatal massage techniques.

The safety of hot stone massage during pregnancy depends on several factors including the stage of your pregnancy and where on the body the hot stones are applied. The massage therapist should avoid raising your core temperature or using hot stones on the abdomen. When in doubt, talk to your prenatal care provider.

How much are pregnancy massages?

Prenatal massages can be a safe and therapeutic way to alleviate the aches and pains of pregnancy. A prenatal massage can promote a sense of relaxation and well-being for expectant mothers. The national average cost for a pregnancy massage ranges between $70 and $90. The cost of a pregnancy massage will vary depending on where you live, the length of the massage, and the massage therapist. Typically, the longer a massage, the higher the cost. Some massage therapists charge the same rate per minute, regardless of massage length, while others charge less per minute for longer appointments. Here are two examples of average prenatal massage costs:

  • Therapist A: Offers a 30-minute massage for $45, 45 minutes for $60, 60 minutes for $75, 75 minutes for $90 and 90 minutes for $105.
  • Therapist B: offers a 30-minute massage for $45, a 60-minute massage for $85, a 90-minute massage for $115 and a 120-minute massage for $145.

Is Swedish massage safe during pregnancy?

As long as your prenatal care physician has cleared you for prenatal massage, it should be safe to indulge yourself in a Swedish massage during pregnancy. In fact, scheduling regular pregnancy massages can have wonderful health benefits for you and the baby. Swedish and other massages can feel great and also have a variety of health benefits, according to studies published by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Some of the benefits of pregnancy massage include reduction in leg and back pain, lower levels of anxiety and depression, and a better overall mood.

To find the right massage therapist for you, read the therapist’s online reviews and call to ask them about their experience with prenatal massage. Massage therapists who have been specially trained in prenatal massage techniques often advertise this area of expertise on their websites. Don’t hesitate to ask questions beforehand, and to communicate during the massage about what does and does not feel good.

Can you have massages while pregnant?

Not only can you have a massage while pregnant, multiple scientific studies published by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services demonstrate that pregnancy massages provide physical and mental benefits to pregnant women and women in labor. Always ask your OB-GYN about receiving massages before starting any massage therapy to make sure it is safe for your own pregnancy. Pregnancy massage can alleviate pain, improve mental health and feel great. According to the DHHS, the benefits can include:  

  • Decreased depression.
  • Decreased anxiety.
  • Decreased leg and back pain.
  • Lower cortisol levels, which in turn lowers prematurity rates.
  • Lessened labor pain (for women who received massage during labor).
  • Labor time that is three hours shorter, on average, for women who receive massage during labor.
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