Digestive and bladder issues can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, affecting our daily lives and overall health. While medication and lifestyle changes can be effective in managing these issues, many people overlook the benefits of registered massage therapy (RMT) in treating digestive and bladder problems.
An RMT can help treat digestive issues by working on the muscles and tissues surrounding the digestive organs, including the stomach, intestines, and colon. By improving the blood flow and nerve supply to these organs, RMT can help improve digestion and relieve symptoms such as bloating, gas, and constipation.
RMT can also be effective in treating bladder issues by working on the pelvic floor muscles. These muscles help control urinary and fecal incontinence and can be weakened due to factors such as pregnancy, childbirth, and aging. RMT can help strengthen these muscles, reducing the risk of incontinence and bladder infections.
Here are some specific benefits of using RMT to treat digestive and bladder issues:
Improved Digestion: RMT can help improve digestion by relieving tension and improving blood flow to the digestive organs. This can lead to regular bowel movements, decreased acid reflux, and relief from conditions such as Crohn's disease, colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Relief from bladder infections: RMT can help improve the function of the pelvic floor muscles, reducing the risk of bladder infections and incontinence.
Decreased incontinence: RMT can help strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, reducing the risk of urinary and fecal incontinence.
Improved quality of life: By treating digestive and bladder issues, RMT can improve quality of life, allowing individuals to enjoy activities without discomfort or embarrassment.
At West Kelowna Massage & BodyTalk, our RMTs are experienced in treating digestive and bladder issues. We use a holistic approach, combining massage therapy with other modalities such as body talk and craniosacral therapy, to address the underlying causes of these issues. Contact us today to book an appointment and experience the benefits of RMT for digestive and bladder issues.