Children are more than just little people. They are treasures which are growing and require special attention and considerations. Massage for children should be a time that promotes bonding between the child and caregiver, as they are a active part of the sessions. the more relaxed and less anxious a child is, the more stress free the household as a whole can potentially become.
Pediatric massage can benefit healthy children, as well as benefit and/or be adapted to benefit children with special needs. Besides relaxation, stress reduction, and typical childhood growing pains, massage may provide benefit for: