Treatment are for all aspects of pregnancy: fertility, conception, the three trimesters of pregnancy, preparation for birth, and post natal. Shiatsu supports the changes that occur during pregnancy. It allows you to connect with the experience, and supports the body in preparation for birth, giving mother confidence and empowerment.
• Exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles in preparation for birth and for postnatal recovery • Positions for birth • Breathing techniques • Activation of induction points if appropriate
Conditions that Zen Shiatsu can be useful for:
• Back pain • Breathlessness • Breech Presentation • Cramps • Fatigue • Fertility • Haemorrhoids • Heart Burn • Morning Sickness • Oedema • Pelvic pain • Pre eclampsia • Post natal depression • Restless Legs • Symphisis Pubis Pain • Sore breasts
Before you receive treatment, the acupuncturist will take a case history in order to make a clear diagnosis of your condition; this may involve a Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as a Western Diagnosis. Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles into specific points on the body in order to encourage the healing process of the body and alleviate pain.
Reflexology is a therapeutic treatment that aims to rebalance the body through the stimulation of specific points, or reflexes, on the feet. The treatment itself consists of a variety of techniques applied by thumbs and fingertips to reflex points over the feet and ankles.