Maya Massage Therapy for Women

Patient receiving Maya Massage TherapyThe Arvigo techniques of Maya abdominal massage address position and health of the pelvic and abdominal organs and improves organ function by releasing physical and emotional congestion from the abdomen.

The massage is performed in a slow, deep, penetrating manner to the abdomen and lower back which helps to guide internal reproductive organs into their proper position. By softening deep muscle tissue spasms, it also helps to release muscular armoring in the trunk and tension in the diaphragm.

This massage is effective for both men and women and corrects poor blood flow in the abdomen and the organs vital to digestion, assimilation, elimination, secretions and reproduction.

For women, this therapy is an appropriate treatment for the following conditions:

  • Displaced or prolapsed uterus and or bladder
  • Painful periods and ovulation
  • Irregular menstrual cycles and ovulation
  • Bladder or yeast infections
  • Miscarriages, difficult pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Peri menopause, menopausal symptoms
  • Infertility
  • PMS/Depression with menstruation
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Enhances pregnancy, aids in labor and delivery
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Low energy

Women suffering from these digestive conditions may also benefit:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Gastro esophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Chronic constipation
  • Low back pain
  • Chronic indigestion or heartburn
  • Gastritis
  • Restricted breathing due to tension

Patients who receive Maya abdominal massage can expect the following during a session:

  • Comprehensive review of your personal health history and current health care needs
  • Abdominal massage focused on aligning reproductive and abdominal organs
  • Evaluation and application of structural correction of spine with attention to the sacrum, lumbar and thoracic spine
  • Instruction in self-care home techniques to enhance your professional treatment sessions
  • Recommendation of complementary modalities:
    • Herbal remedies
    • Castor oil packs
    • Faja (organ support wrap)
    • Bajos (traditional vaginal steam bath of the Maya)
    • Nutritional and or lifestyle education and adaptations

Note: Maya abdominal massage is not recommended under certain conditions including during active menstruation, when an IUD is present, immediately after abdominal surgery, active infection or cancer present in pelvic area or while undergoing active treatment of chemotherapy, during the first trimester of pregnancy and hiatal hernia (gentle massage required). Please consult with your practitioner if you have any questions.