Massage FAQ

Frequently Asked Massage Questions

How will massage therapy benefit me?

Professional massage therapy can help you experience relief from muscular tension and pain, receive increased range of motion and a reduction of mental stress levels. Massage is a natural healing process that can deliver both physical and emotional benefits.

How often will I need massage therapy treatments?

Some people require only a few sessions to treat a specific problem, while others become regular users of massage therapy as both proactive and preventative healthcare. Massage can help maintain good muscle tone, flexibility, and help correct muscular injuries. Most muscle related injuries should see marked improvement after 3 treatments. Recommended maintenance frequency is once per month although some individuals would benefit from every 2 – 3 weeks.

Which regions of my body get massaged?

During the assessment you will also be asked to describe any chronic conditions that you are experiencing. This will determine the appropriate regions of your body that need attention.

Will I experience muscle soreness following a massage therapy treatment?

Most people feel very relaxed, and experience significant relief from aches, pains and stress after a massage session. However some people may experience muscle soreness for a couple of days. Once the soreness is gone, they often notice heightened energy levels and an increased range of motion.

Do I have to take off all of my clothes?

One of the keys to the success of a your massage therapy session is your ability to relax and feel comfortable. Therefore, the decision is yours; remove only the articles of clothing that you are comfortable with removing. During a session you will be fully covered with a sheet & a blanket, only the area of your body that is being worked on is uncovered. Before and after the session, you will undress and dress in complete privacy.

Will my extended healthcare plan cover the costs of the massage?

Yes. Most extended healthcare plans include massage therapy. Some plans may ask you to first receive a physician’s referral. Please check with your extended insurance company to determine specific coverage you have.

Do you offer massage gift certificates?

Yes. A massage is a great way to show someone how much you care. Contact us today for a gift certificate and to set up an appointment for a friend or loved one.