FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Your Questions Answered
When booking a Massage Therapy Session you want to be sure you are choosing one that you can fully trust to answer all of your questions and concerns. We offer you easy-to-understand guides on some of the most common inquiries we receive from our patients. Check it out below!
ARE WALK-INS WELCOME?
Yes. Yet our massage therapists do not accept money on the spot. To book a session, visit the our website and schedule an appointment.
What are the preparations done before, during and after massage session?
Our massage therapists ensure the well-being of our customers at all times. Our staff prepare themselves, physically and mentally before performing a message.
To control the transmission of diseases from client to client, or client to a therapist, we have a regimented hygienic requirements. Our personnel observes the following protocol:
Takes a bath every day and rinse each pre/post session, has clean hands, no strong smelling perfumes or hair products, able to contain their sweat, have nails short and clean, kept hair away from the face, changes work garments after each contact with the customer, Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when necessary. An example is the use of facial mask when performing massage.
Anything to keep in mind?
The basic techniques of every type of massage therapy were mastered.
Proper body mechanics must be applied and maintained in order to stabilize the body during the massage session. Body mechanics refers to the position or posture of the therapist's body during a massage session.
The therapist must be mindful of the correct pressure points and intensity.
Massage should not be done directly with bruises, inflamed skin, unhealed wounds, tumors, abdominal hernia, or areas of recent fractures.
The therapist must take special care and be able to adjust to the client’s/customer’s position while applying regulated intensity and duration of pressure.
Massage sessions must be regulated depending on the client’s age, sex, condition, and symptoms.
It is best to conduct the massage session when the stomach is empty or not too full.
When a massage may not be the right choice?
Massage is usually resorted to relaxation or the health benefits it brings. However, there are times when a massage may not be the right choice.
Please let your masseuse know any conditions wherein massage is prohibited. The massage can be performed if the customer's physician allows it.
The following are some conditions where a massage is prohibited, with exceptions: Musculoskeletal sprains, dislocations, and fracture. On integumentary acne, open wounds, burns and scar tissue. Those with circulatory conditions of hematoma, varicose veins, angina. For those with tension headache from the nervous system. And with excretory conditions of urinary tract infection, renal failure and kidney stones.