Pediatric massage can provide a means of healing for children with specific health care needs, but also to help improve common childhood discomforts. Research has shown that pediatric massage can aide and enhance physiological, neurological and psychological development.
Massage reduces stress hormones which can provide relief from common childhood conditions such as, asthma, nausea, constipation, headaches and growing pains. It has been shown to improve immune function – keeping those pesky colds and flus at bay. In addition, pediatric massage help kids sleep better, can enhance body image and calm behavior.
For the security, safety and comfort of all: for children ages 15 to 17, a parent or legal guardian will need to execute an authorization form in person at the studio; for children ages 0 to 14, a parent or guardian will need to execute an authorization form and be present in the treatment room during the therapy session.
THE TRUTH IS: Pediatric Massage is not suitable for all children. We strongly recommend that you first consult with your pediatrician to ensure that this therapy is right for your child. You and/or your child may decide what amount of clothing they’d prefer to wear during their massage; however, rest-assured that they will be properly draped by their therapist throughout the session.