Massage for Children With Earaches

Massage is the soft body tissue treatment that helps relieve stress and tension in different locations throughout the body. Learn massage techniques for children who are suffering from earaches with tips from a childcare specialist in this free video series on massage.

Series Summary

Massage therapy is a practice with a multiplicity of benefits. Whether it’s a quick rubdown or a full-body treatment, the human touch has practical applications for promoting both physical and emotional well-being. Massage is performed with the use of motion, pressure, tension and vibration on certain areas of the body such as painful or stressed muscles and joints. This allows a release of tension and a return to a homeostatic condition. Beyond general stress relief, massage encourages physical and emotional healing by improving circulation. In this free video series on massage, childcare specialist Tina Allen demonstrates how to massage a child suffering from an earache. Allen begins by discussing a few reasons as to why children experience earaches. She'll then explain what supplies are need to get started as well as some safety issues that should be addressed before and during the massage. Allen then demonstrates a few relaxation techniques, how to warm the hands, massage the neck muscles, massage the face, clear out the sinuses and even how to massage the cheeks. Watch these free videos and learn more about massaging a child who is suffering from an earache today.

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