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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. Do I have to take all my clothes off ?

Clients need only remove as much clothing as makes them feel comfortable. This is an individual choice made by the client, but most commonly the client will remove most or all of their clothing for a full body massage. The Massage Therapist will only expose the part of the body being worked on at the time.

2. What does the term "full body massage" really mean ?

A full body massage usually includes: face, head, chest, stomach, arms, hands, legs, feet, buttocks and back. Of course clients can request any areas to be deleted if they wish. Our clients are in control at all times, and We encourage feed back throughout the massage. Remember this is your massage.

3. How long do the massages last ?

Our massages are one hour on the table, but you can purchase longer or shorter sessions. just inquire at the time of booking or at your massage.

4. How much will the massage cost ?

We charge $70.00 for an hour session. Group discounts and specials are available; just ask.

5. Will the massage be painful ?

Relaxation massage shouldn't be painful at all. If at anytime you feel discomfort feel free to tell your therapist. Therapeutic massage can be a little painful, but it should "hurt sooooooo goooooood" not bad; We can explain that further at your request.

6. Can massage help me with the pain from a medical condition?

Yes, massage can help to lessen or eliminate pain from a wide range of different medical conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, lupus, migraines, myofascial pain syndrome, sciatica, TMJ pain and others.

7. If I bruise easily , can I still get massaged ?

Yes, but make sure you inform your therapist about this and any other medical conditions that might be contraindications for getting a massage.

8. Will I feel achy or sore after my massage ?

Some, but not all, clients occasionally report feeling achy after a massage, later that evening, or the next morning for a short time then they feel great. Remember, massage mechanically works the muscles and flushes out toxins and other byproducts. Drinking lots of water after your massage will lessen these symptoms and also aid in flushing out all those toxins We'll be moving around in your body.

9. I've never had a massage before. How do I get started ?

First call to schedule an appointment. Then your initial visit will start with a short interview in which the therapist will ask for a brief history, some medical information, and determine what type of massage technique to use. Next you will be given a few instructions on how to prepare for your massage. Please don't eat a big meal just before your massage; this would make it difficult to receive all the benefits of your massage.

10. How often should I get massages ?

The more often you get massaged, the more benefits you'll receive. It can be weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, bi-monthly, yearly, or every millenium. The choice is yours depending on your personal goals and your personal conditions. Come in and see us, and we will work out a care plan that works for you.

11. What are some reasons not to have a massage ?

Active stroke, aneurysms, bleeding problems, cancer under therapy, contagious skin conditions (ringworm-lice-scabies), fever, heart failure, infections, irregular heart beats, kidney failure, open wounds and uncontrolled hypertension.

12. What are some conditions that have been known to be helped by massage?

  • allergies
  • anxiety
  • asthma
  • carpal tunnel syndrome
  • chronic and temporary pain
  • circulatory problems
  • deformities such as exaggerated spinal curvatures, fallen arches, etc...
  • depression
  • digestive disorders
  • fatigue
  • fibromyalgia
  • glandular disorders
  • headaches
  • improves athletic performance
  • immune function disorders
  • insomnia
  • loss of lymphatic function due to trauma or removal
  • low blood pressure
  • muscle spasms
  • myofascial pain
  • poliomyelitis
  • poor circulation
  • poor metabolic activity
  • poor muscle tone
  • poor skin tone
  • reduced range of motion
  • respiratory conditions: chronic pneumonia, pleurisy, bronchitis, cystic fibrosis
  • sinusitis
  • sciatica
  • sports injuries: pulled or strained muscles and sprained ligament/tendons
  • stress
  • synovitis and bursitis (sub-acute only)
  • temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ)
  • tension
  • whiplash

Got a question? Contact us!

For Jimmy call 904.806.6255

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