I have tried to answer as many of my frequently asked questions here, however, if you are looking for something specific that is not listed, please get in touch.
How do I decide which treatment is best for me?
- Think about what you would like to achieve and how much time you have. You may wish to simply relax and relieve tension, or you may have areas that need special attention.
- Once you have decided what your main aim is, browse through the treatment menu and select the most appropriate service.
- If you are pregnant, you will not be able to book a treatment until you are past 13 weeks.
I have some health considerations. What should I do?
- Please tell me about any health conditions you may have during the consultation.
- To ensure the best possible care, I advise you to consult with your doctor if you have unmedicated high blood pressure, heart condition, have a lymphatic disorder or have any other serious medical condition.
Do you offer facilities for people with disabilities?
- If you have a disability, I am able to provide treatments in the comfort of your own home.
What should I expect from the first visit?
- I will carry out a thorough consultation to learn about your health history and lifestyle relevant to receiving a treatment. I will also ask questions to identify what you would like the aim of the treatment to be.
Do I have to get completely undressed?
- You only need to get undressed to the point you feel comfortable. You will be left in privacy to get undressed and make yourself comfortable on the massage couch. There will be towels that will be used to cover the areas not being massaged.
Can I make adjustments during the treatment?
- This is your session and I will adjust the treatment to your requirements.
- If you want to adjust your position, please do so.
- If you want anything adjusted, such as areas being worked on, the temperature of the room, how the towels are positioned – just ask.
- I want the treatment to be a comfortable, relaxing and an enjoyable experience.
Will the massage be painful?
- There are two types of pain in massage. There’s “that is deep but it feels good and it’s helping” and there’s “that really hurts – stop!”.
- I will massage to the point of relaxation or to relieve any tension or discomfort, but not beyond that.
- If you find the pressure is not firm enough or it is too firm, please let me know. The pressure of any massage can also be adjusted to suit you.
How will I feel after the massage?
- Most people have a sense of deep relaxation after a massage. This is often accompanied by a marked decrease or complete freedom from aches and pains that may have been troubling you for a long time.
- The treatment can lead to increased energy, more productivity and feeling uplifted. Freedom from pain can make you feel stronger, more agile, and mentally alert.
How often should I have a massage?
- Sometimes one massage is enough to resolve an issue. However, it can take longer: most problems that can be resolved through massage take between 1 to 6 treatments, with 1 to 2 weeks between treatments.
- If you want regular treatments so that you feel better within yourself and problems do not occur, you should aim for at least one massage per month. Having a massage less frequently than this will be a treat and will not be the preventative maintenance that many of us need.
- People who come regularly frequently comment on how areas of discomfort that flared up every so often do not do so anymore: they are in less pain and their life is better.
What happens if I have to cancel?
- Should you wish to cancel I kindly request 48 hours’ notice to avoid a cancellation charge. Any payments made will be issued back to you.
- Cancellation of treatments with less than 48 hours’ notice will incur a cancellation fee of 50%.
- Full charges will be imposed for a 'no show'.
What should I expect from subsequent treatments?
How do I pay for my treatment?
Payments will be taken in person before your departure.