Relax your mind or relieve your pain with a massage at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center. Massage therapy has been proven to relieve muscle tension, headaches and general pains. It also improves blood circulation, releases toxins and reduces stress. Four different types of massage are available at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center:
Discover the benefits of prenatal massage for both the expecting mother and unborn baby. Provided by a specially trained therapist, our prenatal massage can help alleviate common areas of pain associated with pregnancy, including the shoulder, neck, lower back, and pelvis/hip region. A slow, light touch is used during prenatal massage to relieve headaches, help with hormone fluctuation, increase relaxation, assist digestion, reduce swelling, promote circulation, decrease fatigue, and promote restful sleeping. Plus, massage during pregnancy can help reduce stretch marks by improving skin elasticity. Prenatal massage is appropriate during the second and third trimester. A physician's referral is required. The cost is $25 for 30 minutes or $50 for one hour.
Reflexology is massage of the feet and is used to relieve stress and tension, improve blood supply, and restore balance in the body. The cost is $25 for 30 minutes or $50 for one hour.
Swedish Relaxation Massage
This form of massage is a good choice if you're looking for a quick tension reliever. Emphasis is placed on stimulating blood circulation and is useful for relieving muscle tension and stress. The cost is $25 for 30 minutes or $50 for one hour.
This full body massage involves lying on a table and provides direct pressure to all the muscle layers. It is especially beneficial for those with headaches and back pain and also increases mobility and range of motion. The cost is $25 for 30 minutes or $50 for one hour.