What is clinical massage?
Clinical massage is a method of massage therapy that creatively combines and applies a range of techniques to achieve a specific outcome – to get people out of pain or reduce it significantly enough to improve quality of life, increase range of motion, improve posture and to feel at home inside your own body. Clinical massage therapy can improve the functioning of joints and muscles, aid the healing process, and increase metabolism and circulation.
What will my session be like?
We will take five to ten minutes before each massage to ask you questions about your pain conditions, movement patterns, and posture. We use SOAP note charting to keep a record of the progress that is made from session to session. Once we begin a session, we use a wide variety of modalities including Swedish and deep tissue massage, myofacial release, trigger point therapy, and orthopedic assessment and treatment in order to work to your precise comfort level and reach the sessions goals. After the session is complete we will discuss the finding using an interactive app on our ipad.
What is SOAP note charting?
The SOAP note (an acronym for subjective, objective, assessment, and plan) is a method of documentation employed by health care providers to record notes in a patient's chart. We use an electronic note program that keeps your information confidential and secure, but allows us to reference notes from your past appointments in order to always give you the most comprehensive treatment we can.
Do you accept insurance?
Not at this time -- but we're working on it!
Should I arrive early?
We ask all of our clients to get to the studio space at least ten minutes before their scheduled appointment. We have a unique waiting room that doesn’t have chairs or couches. Instead, we encourage people to sit on a yoga ball or stretch out on our clean, comfortable, custom designed rug. We offer many different self care tools for you to warm up your soft tissues before the massage begins, allowing you to get the most out of your session. Early arrival also ensures you will have time to fill out a health intake form and review our policies and procedures, a requirement before we start the massage.
Can I fill out forms beforehand?
When you book your appointment with us online you will be emailed a link to fill out a health intake form and to sign a waiver. Your information will be kept confidential and secure.
I don't like giving my information online - can I book with you over the phone?
Of course you can. While our online booking, payment, and note taking platform is so secure that we choose to trust it with our own business and billing information, we understand and respect your preference. Please call us and we can book your appointment over the phone. If you choose this booking options please arrive ten minutes before your scheduled appointment in order to fill out all necessary paperwork before we begin.
Where can I park?
Two-hour parking is available on Main Street in front of our studio. Longer term public parking can be found in the areas noted on this map.
What if I need to cancel my appointment?
Please provide us with at least 24 hours of notice if you need to reschedule or cancel. We'll credit 50% of the cost of your original service to your rescheduled appointment or to any future booking, but full refunds will not be given. If you reschedule or cancel less than 24 hours before your appointment time, we regret that no refund or credit can be given.
Is your studio handicap accessible?
No. There is one flight of stairs to get to our second floor location.
I'd like to receive a massage in the comfort of my own home. Do you travel?
We do! For our rates and availability please visit this page and click on the "Traveling Services" tab.
Do you offer gift certificates?
We do! Visit our Book Now page and you can select gift card options for specific services or for dollar amounts from $25 and up. We guarantee that you'll make someone's day. Thank you for your generosity!
I'm a business owner and would like to offer massage to my employees through our wellness program - can I hire you?
You sure can! We have two massage chairs and all the mobile equipment necessary to provide professional massage within the context of your business or organization. We specialize in relieving the overworked muscles in deskbound populations and can offer effective self-care coaching strategies for your employees. Please email or call to find out what we can do for you.