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1550 Biddle Rd. Ste. C.
Medford, OR 97504

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541-734-7000

Children and Infants

Bodyworks and Body~n~Balance Children and Infants MassageTouch is the first sense to develop in humans.  It is essential to our health and well-being.  Babies have been known to thrive with an adequate amount of touch and fail to thrive without this touch.   Children who learn healthy views of touch and are provided with positive tactile experience by their caregivers are more likely to grow up to be adults with healthy self-esteem, a sense of appropriate boundaries and long-lasting intimate relationships.

 

Benefits for Massage in Infants:

  • Infant-Parent attachment or “bonding”
  • Relaxation
  • Helps baby feel loved
  • Promotes better sleep
  • Facilitates body awareness
  • Boosts immune system
  • Sensory stimulation
  • Improves skin condition
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Helps digestion
  • Balances respiration
  • Relief for teething pains
  • Help waste elimination

 

Benefits for Massage in Children:

  • Stimulates cognitive and motor development
  • Reduces stress and anxiety
  • Helps relieve joint and muscle pain from growing
  • Enhances the immune system by increasing circulation and lymph flow
  • Increases range of motion, especially with active children
  • Helps with ADD