Pregnancy Massage Beyond Myths: embracing Evidence and Meaningful Touch
One of the most common questions therapists ask in forums is the suitability of their treatment in massage therapy with the variety of qualifications. In this highly interactive presentation, Sarah Jones is joined by Anna Maria Mazzieri to present and clarify the role of Soft Tissue Therapy and massage during pregnancy. Ideas for enhancing the treatment experience will be shared but the focus will be placed on the understanding about the dynamic physiology of the expectant mother, while challenging long helpd beliefs that do not have a place in a modern massage therapy approach.
- Screening process / red flags
- Current understanding and evidence around massage in pregnancy
- Practice different positioning and explore a variety of strokes, touch and movement / mobilisation.