Give as much information as possible, as massage can effect many medical conditions in numerous ways.
Tell your therapist of any injuries or areas you would like specific focus on.
Your type of massage will dictate attire. This will be discussed when scheduling your appointment. Generally sports, ortho, stretching and thai massages will require loose, comfortable clothing. Other types of massage will require that you undress.
On the occasion that you are asked to undress, it is
always to your comfort level; leaving your underwear on (this is company policy and will not
be debated). You will lay under the sheets and blanket in the manner instructed by the therapist. Layers can be added or removed to keep you at a comfortable
Only the area being worked on will be exposed, one area at a time.
Our professional staff will use techniques to ensure your
comfort level and theirs.
During your massage you should relax and breathe slow, this allows a better response from your body.
Remember, this is your massage and you should feel free to communicate openely with your therapist regarding pressure and discomfort to ensure your massage is everything you want it to be.
Deep Tissue: In some cases the pressure will be uncomfortable when working in an area of adhesion or "on a knot". This should be expected and will be made easier with proper breathing. However discomfort should not EVER cross over into pain and you should inform your therapist if this happens.