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I have a lot of tension in my shoulders. Is a back massager safe to use on shoulders and/or lower back during pregnancy?

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Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Pregnancy massage

A message during pregnancy is a great idea as long as one is gentle with you.

In brief: Pregnancy massage

A message during pregnancy is a great idea as long as one is gentle with you.
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes enjoy

Heat, massage is all good.
Enjoy it and you deserve it.

In brief: Yes enjoy

Heat, massage is all good.
Enjoy it and you deserve it.
Dr. Scott Kramer
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes enjoy

There's no scientific reason that woul Prohibit you from enjoying a massage.
Consider a body pillow for slight tilt and support.

In brief: Yes enjoy

There's no scientific reason that woul Prohibit you from enjoying a massage.
Consider a body pillow for slight tilt and support.
Dr. Scott Kramer
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes back massage is safe.

In brief: Yes

Yes back massage is safe.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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