What is Abdominal Massage?

Abdominal Massage is undertaken to provide rapid relief from any symptoms of the below conditions that you may be experiencing, as well as to provide you with a relaxing and enjoyable massage experience. Abdominal Massage can greatly promote stress relief, a calming of both the nervous and digestive system and a healthier and more comfortable sense of well being in your abdominal region as well as encouraging a lessening in return of your symptoms in certain cases.

What are the main objectives of Abdominal Massage?

Abdominal Massage can be undertaken specifically for the treatment of any of the following conditions:

  • Abdominal cramping or spasm in the muscles
  • Muscular tightness in the abdominal muscles due to long term poor posture or repetitive exercise
  • Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) symptoms
  • Water Retention
  • Abdominal Bloating (feeling overly full) and/or Distention (enlarged) - see also Digestive System Massage
  • Muscular tightness in the abdominal muscles in the later stages of Pregnancy - see also Pregnancy Sports Massage
  • Restriction and adhesions within the soft tissues due to abdominal scaring or surgery, including around C-Section scars
  • Restriction and adhesions within the soft tissues caused by any abdominal muscle injury which has resulted in scar tissue under the skin and may additionally have resulted in digestive system issues

If you have any visible scar or underlying scar tissue which you would like specific work on, whether due to an injury or surgery, please see Scar Tissue Massage for further details and guidance on when this can be worked on after injury or surgery.

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