what are the benefits of massage therapy?
Massage Therapy benefits the mind and body. Regular massage helps relieve mental stress and anxiety, as well as physical stress. Massage can help speed up recovery from injury or surgery, release muscle tension, increase flexibility and treat chronic pain.
How Often should i receive a massage?
Not everyone’s the same, therefore it’s best to consult with your massage therapist for the best treatment plan for your needs. The treatment plan may include regular massages until the client reaches a “maintenance” schedule.
what do i wear during my massage?
Most clients keep only their underwear on. The therapist may suggest the client to be nude if extensive low back and hip work is needed. You will, however, be covered with a sheet and blanket during the entire massage.
will i be covered during my massage treatment?
Yes, the client will be properly draped with a sheet and blanket during the massage. Only the area being worked on will be exposed at that time.
Can I get a massage if I'm pregnant?
Yes! Massage Therapy is beneficial to relieving aches and pain during pregnancy. It is advised to wait until your 2nd trimester to receive bodywork.
is massage therapy covered by insurance?
Currently at Zona Earth Massage we do no bill insurance. You may use your HSA for payment or submit a claim yourself with your insurance company for reimbursement. **Insurance companies may need a doctor's prescription for massage therapy and/or client session notes from you Licensed Massage Therapist
how do i get a prescription for massage therapy?
Massage Therapy may be prescribed by your family physician, dentist, chiropractor, etc. If you have a prescription for massage therapy, bring it to us and we will put it in your file. Medical Massage is tax exempt.
will i be sore after my massage?
Some people may experience soreness or tenderness for a few days after a massage. Be sore to drink plenty of water to help re-hydrate your muscles during recovery.
can i exercise after a massage?
It is not recommended to do a strenuous workout or heavy weight lifting after a massage. Heavy workouts may intensify post massage soreness. Light exercise or stretching is recommended.
should i tip my massage therapist?
Tips are greatly appreciated in all service industries. The average gratuity given typically ranges from 10-20% of the price of service. (Example: $85 (60 min Therapeutic Massage) x 20% = $17