Yes, it is usually necessary to make an appointment for massage therapy. We operate on a schedule and appointment-based system, so booking in advance ensures you can get the date, time, and therapist that you prefer. It’s best to call or check online for scheduling and availability and to arrive on time for your appointment to ensure an entire session.
When deciding how frequently you should get a massage, it all boils down to what your body needs. If you’re dealing with pain or an injury, then more frequent visits could prove beneficial; however, if relaxation is the only aim here, less frequent appointments may be suitable for your situation. Give us a call today and we’ll answer any other questions that come up!
To prepare for a massage therapy session, you should relax and drink lots of water. You will also want to wear comfortable clothing that is not too tight. This way, your therapist can treat the areas that need it. Avoid eating a lot of food before your session. Otherwise, you may feel uncomfortable or sleepy during the massage. Make sure to talk to your therapist before your massage session starts so you can get what you want out of it.
Some side effects can happen when you get a massage. Usually, people feel sore, bruised, or tired afterward. But sometimes people faint, feel dizzy or have pain where they were massaged. If any of these things happen during your massage, stop the massage and tell your massage therapist right away.
It is typically customary to undress to your comfort level for a massage therapy session, usually down to your underwear. Some types of massage may require full nudity, but the therapist will ensure you are properly draped during the session to maintain modesty and comfort. It’s important to communicate your level of comfort and undress only as much as you feel comfortable.
The average massage therapy session is 30 minutes to 1 hour long. But the therapist can make it shorter or longer, depending on what kind of massage you want and how long you want it. For example, if you want a deep tissue massage, it may be more than 1 hour. If you just want to relax, it may be only 30 minutes. It is best to talk with your massage therapist before the massage. This way you can figure out how long the massage should be.
Massage therapy has been found to help people feel better in many ways. It can reduce stress, improve circulation, and increase relaxation. It can also help reduce muscle tension, improve the range of motion, and reduce pain. Massage can also help alleviate headaches and insomnia.
Yes, if you have a favourite massage therapist, you can usually ask for them when you make an appointment. It is best to call ahead of time and book an appointment with the specific therapist you want. This ensures that they will be available when you need them.