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What To Expect

Your First Massage Therapy Session

Lady having a massageWe believe everyone should be able to take advantage of the therapeutic and stress relieving benefits of massage. We are committed to ensuring that everytime you visit our Practice, you enjoy a caring and healing experience provided by a professional massage therapist. If you’ve never visited us before, or have yet to receive a massage therapy session, we thought it would be helpful for you to know what to expect on your first visit.

Meet and Greet

Once you arrive you will be greeted and asked to fill out a Client Information Sheet. This is where you record any medical history, past or present injuries and other physical conditions we should be aware of. Your Massage Therapist will meet you and review the Client Information Sheet with you. She will inquire about the reason(s) you are coming for a massage, your current physical condition and any specific areas in which you are experiencing pain or would like addressed during your massage.

The Treatment Room

Our treatment room awaits with a comfortable massage table dressed with a warming blanket and crisp clean sheets. A small shelf for your personal belongings and a chair are also provided for your use. Your Massage Therapist will leave the room and wait outside while you disrobe to your level of comfort. Once disrobed, you will lie on the massage table, under the top sheet. Your Therapist will give you a few minutes for this process and will knock on the door to ask if you are ready before entering the room.

You will always be draped with the top sheet during your massage and an additional blanket is available at your request. Your Massage Therapist will only uncover the part of the body they are working on, ensuring that your modesty is respected at all times.

You can expect a comfortable environment during your massage. The massage table is padded and a heating blanket is placed beneath the sheet which you can have adjusted to your preference.

Your Needs First

Before the beginning of the session, your Therapist will ask you to alert them if, at any time during the massage, a technique or stroke they are using is uncomfortable. Depending on your specific needs or requests, your therapist will either perform a customised full-body massage (for general relaxation and stress reduction) or focus on the specific parts of the body that you have requested. We use Tui Wax during your massage.

Once your massage is completed your therapist will leave the room so that you may redress in privacy. Your Therapist will wait outside the room for you and then take you back to the reception area.

We offer half hour, one hour and ninety minute massages. This time includes a 5 minute pre-interview and 5 minutes at the end for you to re-dress.

We look forward to seeing you on your next visit and any questions you may have will gladly be answered by our helpful staff.

Massage Therapy Wellington | Total Health Chiropractic