Massage Therapy is so important at every age in life it should be added to yours and theirs standard care routine. Touch is essential to children’s development, sense of well being, and good health. It is just as essential as food and water.
Children Massage Rates with Sabrina, LMT:
30 minutes - $25
45 minutes - $45
60 minutes - $55
Children who learn healthy views of touch and are provided with positive touch are more likely to grow up and have a healthy self-esteem, knowledge of appropriate boundaries, and long lasting intimate relationships. Massage has so many benefits for children of all ages.
Infant- Stimulates Nervous System & Brain, Less prone to Colic, Prepares for: sitting, standing, and walking by Promoting: strength, motor conditions, and self confidence.
Preterm Infants- Weight gain, Lowers stress, boosts motor skills test, better sleep, more alert, and more active.
PreSchoolers- High Performance Intellectually, sleep better, less over active, and better behavioral ratings.
Adolescents- Improve Body Image by preventing Bulimia, Anorexia, and Eating Disorders. Decreases depression, anxiety, and stress, and Improves Sleep. Massage also helps with growing pains and gives them the sense of what safe touch is.
Children with Special Needs- Impact on pediatric health care, provides noninvasive treatment with positivity, and provides a nurturing experience
Children & Adults that are Diabetic- Improves blood sugar levels.
Children that have Asthma- Improve Pulmonary Function.
Children with JRA- Decrease pain.
Children and Adults with Eczema- Improve skin conditions.
Children with Cancer- Currently being studied with expectations that massage can decrease stress of medical procedures and boost the immune system.
Children with ADHD- Less Hyperactivity, More on task behavior, generally happier.
Children with Autism- Decrease in touch sensitivity, Decrease in disruptive behavior, and Increase in ability to relate to others.
And last but not least Stress Management!!! Children pick up on our stress, they pick up on the stress of parents, grandparents, siblings, teachers, daycare providers, and etc. Massage is a STRESS BUSTER for children!!! Stress is a major contributor to exacerbated symptoms in children and adults with chronic illness(s) if not the ROOT CAUSE of disease. Massage also BOOSTS NATURAL killer cells, these are the cells that travel through our body looking for the foreign objects to destroy!