Frequently Asked Questions
- What happens during a Massage Treatment? For your first appointment you will have to fill out a health history form and a consent to assessment and treat form. Your complete health history is reviewed. An assessment is preformed using objective tests to determine the condition of your muscles and joints. A thorough assessment will help the practitioner to better address your areas of concern.
- How often do I have to come? A personalized treatment plan will be prepared based on your health history and assessment. Each person is an individual and the resolution of your primary issue can take one visit or perhaps multiple. At each appointment a reevaluation is performed to check on the progress that you are making. A treatment plan may include home exercises/stretches. You may have to take an active role in your treatment to enhance or have a positive effect on the outcome.
- Is my information kept confidential? Yes, your information is kept confidential as per the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Unless by court order or your written authorization these documents are kept confidential.
- Is Massage for everyone? Massage is beneficial for all ages, from birth to the older adult. Massage is especially helpful for the pre-natal and post-natal times in a woman's life. Relieving the sore muscles and aches in the body as the body changes to accommodate for the growing baby. Massage is safe and gentle for all ages.