What is massage therapy?
Massage Therapy is the treatment of disorders of the human body, by the manipulation of soft tissue through the systematic external application of massage techniques including touching, stroking, friction, vibration, percussion, kneading, stretching, compression and joint movements within the normal physiological range of motion; and adjunctive thereto, the external application of water, heat, cold, topical preparations, and mechanical devices
What are the benefits of massage therapy?
Regular massage therapy provides amazing benefits. Massage Therapy from a Licensed Massage Therapist can help with everything from injury, muscle tension, chronic pain and stress to posture, high blood pressure and sleep issues. Massage Therapy is a great way to help enhance both your physical and mental well being as well as contribute to general health and wellness.
What can I expect from my 1st massage session?
At your initial session, you will complete a health history form and address your concerns and goals with your therapist. Once treatment has been determined the therapist will leave the room and you will get on to the table. Then therapist will knock and re-enter the room
Do I have to take all my clothes off?
No, you can receive an effective, therapeutic massage regardless of what clothing (if any) you choose to remove. Your comfort is a top priority, you will always be draped with a sheet to ensure your privacy. If at anytime you feel uncomfortable due to pain, treatment or draping please advise the therapist. Before and after the massage, you will be able to dress and undress in complete privacy.
How often should I get massage?
Depending on your preventative and maintenance needs, (sometimes we say 3-5 visits could be needed on a more frequent basis) but our ultimate goal is to get to one massage per month. The therapist will design a customized treatment plan.
Can I get massage if I am already in pain?
With the appropriate pressure, massage can have a direct effect on the circulatory system, which helps reduce inflammation and relieve pain. Keep good communication with your therapist about the pain/comfort level at anytime during your massage
Will I experience muscle soreness after massage?
It’s not uncommon to feel some muscle soreness after a massage. Sometimes last 24-48 hours
How long is a massage?
Massage lasts a full 30/60/90/120 minutes from the time therapists starts session. If therapists runs late with previous session you will always get the full time. Time could be varied if client is not on time for their scheduled session, it will be adjusted accordingly
Do you accept insurance?
No, but if client had a prescription from a physician you will not be charged sales tax. HSA Cards are accepted
Do you offer massage gift certificates?
Yes we do! Massage Therapy is a great way to show someone how much you care. Must be purchased in office
How old do you need to be for Massage Therapy?
It all depends a clients comfort level as to age, if under the age of 18 a parent must accompany the client and fill out paperwork, parents are welcome to be in the room with their child to aid in their comfort level