Side-lying massage is perfect for those who cannot lay on their stomach because of surgery, pregnancy, or any other type of discomfort.
For pregnancy, side lying massage is used in the later stages and is a great way to open up the rib cage for the growth of the baby. During pregnancy, it is advised the expecting mother receive a massage as often as she sees the doctor. Inquire about maternity rates.
Side lying is also beneficial if you have had surgery or have an injury that prevents you from any other position.