Is it best to have a massage before or after
For most people after training is generally best
to enjoy the relaxation you experience from the massage. This will
also assist in your recovery process.
There are times that massage is used before the
athlete starts, in preparation for the event.
How often should I have a massage?
It really depends. Some clients prefer regular
weekly massage as part of a healthy lifestyle. Others come only when
they have a particular problem or are experiencing a stressful
With all new clients, there will be a general
health questionnaire to complete to clarify any problems you might
have and possible questions about the massage.
What clothes are appropriate to wear for a
It does depend on the area of the body you
request the massage for. If its your back and shoulders, trousers
can be left on and you will be covered with a towel. Only areas that
are worked on will be exposed.
What effects can I expect from the massage?
Massage offers real lightness and relief from the
tension allowing you to enjoy life more easily. Clients can also
experience more energy as the treatment gives your body a real
healthy time out.
When is massage not best for me?
When you are experiencing a cold or flu, massage
is not advised. There are a few other times were caution is needed
and if you have had recent surgery or a major illness it is always
best to check with your doctor before starting massage.