Pediatric Massage

Pediatric Massage is a specialized form of massage therapy tailored to meet the unique needs of infants, children, and adolescents. Recognizing the developmental differences and specific concerns of pediatric clients, pediatric massage therapists employ gentle, nurturing touch and age-appropriate techniques to promote relaxation, comfort, and overall well-being. Pediatric massage may involve techniques such as gentle stroking, kneading, and rocking, adapted to suit the individual needs and preferences of the child.

Pediatric massage offers a wide range of benefits for children of all ages, including improved sleep quality, reduced anxiety, and enhanced bonding between caregivers and infants. For children with special needs or medical conditions, such as autism or chronic illness, massage therapy can provide relief from pain and discomfort, support emotional regulation, and improve quality of life. Pediatric massage therapists undergo specialized training to ensure they understand the unique considerations of working with children and are equipped to provide safe and effective care in a supportive and child-friendly environment.

Also see: Percussive Therapy, Sound Therapy, Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment