When should I get a Massage?
Any time really, if you’re in pain or feeling stress or soreness, massage therapy can help you. But massage also works great as a preventive measure. Getting a massage on a regular basis can help prevent the pain and discomfort of everyday life stresses.
How often should I get a Massage if I’m in pain?
If your pain or soreness is a result of an injury or everyday stress, it would be best to get a treatment every few days, or at least once a week in the beginning, so that at each treatment can build on the improvement of the one before.
Is there a reason to get a massage on a regular basis, and how often?
As a form of maintenance and to prevent the muscles from getting stiff and sore, regular visits of once every couple of weeks to once every few months can be very beneficial, this depends on the person. The ideal would be as much as possible since relaxed muscles are much less prone to injury and pain.
Do I need a referral from a doctor?
You don’t need a referral to get Massage Therapy, unless your insurance company requires it for your benefit plan.
Should I get a massage if I’m in pain?
Registered Massage Therapists are qualified medical professionals that can determine whether or not they should treat you or refer you to another medical professional. You can rest assured that our Registered Massage Therapist will not cause you any harm, and only treat you if she thinks she should. She will refer you to another medical professional if she sees fit to do so.
How far in advance do I have to book an appointment?
If you know your schedule and can book an appointment ahead of time, that would insure that you get the time you want. In most cases you will be able to make an appointment the day before, or even the same day.
What should I be doing during a Massage Therapy Treatment?
This is your Massage Treatment; therefore the therapist will leave it up to you. If you talk she will respond, if you are quiet, she will know you want to just relax. Also feel free to ask for more pillows, have the face cradle adjusted, or just move your arms so that you can be as relaxed and as comfortable as possible.