Pregnancy Health Natural Remedies, Pregnancy Acupuncture and Pregnancy Massage Brisbane

Pregnancy Massage Brisbane Pregnancy is supposed to be the most wonderful time of your life. It can also be one of the most uncomfortable – due not only to the morning sickness, heartburn or constipation you’re experiencing, but the lack of  pregnancy health treatments and medications at your disposal. Well, here’s the good news, at Austin Therapies pregnancy health natural remedies are our speciality at our pregnancy massage Brisbane south clinic.

Pregnancy massage, pregnancy acupuncture therapy and Chinese herbal medicine therapy (where appropriate) are drug-free natural remedies for a range of conditions from exhaustion and fatigue during pregnancy, to back pain during pregnancy. And it is more than okay to reach out for help.

Just because you’re not enjoying certain aspects of your pregnancy, or pregnancy at all, it does not mean you need to feel guilty or suffer in silence. Pain is debilitating and needs to be addressed. In fact, pregnancy massage provided by Austin Therapies pregnancy massage clinic, reflexology therapy and acupuncture therapy can help ease the pains of many “normal” conditions. ***Hyperemesis gravidarum, **back or pelvic pain during pregnancy; as well as the more serious ones such as pregnancy-induced **hypertension (with medication).

Pregnancy massage and pregnancy acupuncture therapy can even help your baby correct itself into something a little more comfortable for you both. It is even possible to use acupuncture for ***induction of labour if necessary. **Back or pelvic pain during pregnancy is extremely common.

Our treatments for **pregnancy back pain relief can be made part of your regular Pregnancy Care Program, to curb lower back pain and leg cramps as well as neck and upper back pain. And when it comes to your big day, your partner or support person can use the specific acupressure points the Austin Therapies acupuncture clinic therapist taught them in the weeks leading up to your labour. These acupressure points can ease your pain levels and increase your labour “efficiency”. Used to treat a variety of pre and post-partum conditions, massage, acupuncture therapyreflexology therapy and natural remedies such as Chinese herbal medicine therapy can help ease a range of stressful, uncomfortable ailments, helping to replace baby stress with baby bliss. These conditions include

  • **Constipation
  • Musculoskeletal conditions, such as:
    • Rib pain
    • Symphysis pubis pain
    • Neck and upper back pain
    • Lower back pain and sciatica
    • ***Carpel tunnel syndrome
    • Leg cramps
  • Fatigue and exhaustion
  • Anaemia
  • **Insomnia
  • **Anxiety and **depression
  • Pregnancy-induced **hypertension (with medication)
  • ***Induction of Labour 
  • ***Post-natal depression
  • If you have any pregnancy health questions, contact us today at our acupuncture and pregnancy massage Brisbane clinic and talk with a qualified massage therapist about how our treatments can be used pre-birth, as well as post-birth to have you enjoying what really is such a special time.

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*** Boelig RC, Barton SJ, Saccone G, Kelly AJ, Edwards SJ, Berghella V. Interventions for treating hyperemesis gravidarum. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016(5):Cd010607.

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