Care Health Womens - Your Guide To A Massage Therapy Session
If you're looking for an effective, care health womens remedy
for relaxation or other health-related conditions, then
massage therapy might be for you.
It's not so long ago that for many people, the thought of a
massage conjured up images of either seedy parlours or a
luxurious indulgence that was accessible only to the wealthy.
How times have changed!
Massage has come into the realms of
mainstream, where today it is considered more of a necessity than
a luxury. Havig grown both in popularity and in respectability,
massage has now been recognised by federal government and medical
institutions as an alternative and complimentary health care
Choosing a good massage
therapist for your alternative care health womens needs
Massage comes in many forms and can be an important aspect of your womens health care agenda. Do bear in mind that massage is not a
cure but a practice that can help alleviate pain and relieve many
symptoms for a number of conditions.
The most basic and oldest form of massage is the Swedish massage, out of which emerged all the various forms of massage
now practiced in the West. But where do you start? And, how
do you go about identifying an appropriate licensed massage therapist?
First things first, if you identify yourself as having a womens health care issue, ailment or condition and you think Massage Therapy might benefit you, you must
consult your doctor. Your physician will refer you onto a licensed
therapist, appropriate to your needs.
However, if your care health womens issue is strictly to get a
massage for the purpose of helping you to relax, or for stress
reduction, or even to enhance your feel-good factor, then you'll
likely find one at your local spa or health center. Personal
recommendations might well be your best chance of finding a good
Alternative care health
womens - some pointers on what to expect from a massage therapist
In seeking to access massage as an alternative care health
womens therapy, you should always ensure you approach only licensed
Don't let your reservations or fears about massage prevent you from
accessing this beneficial care health womens remedy.
at all concerned by the past stigma associated with 'massage', or
if you're conscious about the 'hands-on' and personal nature of
what it involves, then the following guidelines, some of which have
been drawn from the American Massage Therapy Association, U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services, should help prepare
you as to what to expect as well as easing some of your concerns.
If you're looking for a basic massage to aid relaxation for
instance, then the cost of this alternative care health
womens remedy is likely to be in the region of $60 -$75 per
hour. A full head to toe massage will likely take between
45 minutes to an hour
Expect to pay more if your care health womens issue
necessitate any deep tissue massage, or if you need pain
relief work, or you require home visits.
You may well find
that your costs are covered by your insurance but only if
you are referred by your doctor or by a physio therapist
for a specific therapy that relate to, say, an injury or
condition for which you're presently under your doctor's
The massage therapy procedure and what it involves
should be fully explained to you prior. You should also
expect a full assessment of your needs and wants, which
can take the form of a either direct conversation or
involve you filling out a questionnaire
Before you make any decisions, take note of the
environment and the level of professionalism. Is it
clean and organised? Are the equipment in good order?
Have you been introduced to the person who will carry
out your massage? Do you feel at ease with the person?
If you are to benefit from your care health womens
therapy sessions, you must feel confident and at ease
with your service provider. If you don't, go elsewhere
Being scantily clad, or wearing nothing, while being
massaged by a complete stranger can seem a daunting
proposition for some women. However, to derive the fullest
benefit from this care health womens solution, it is best to
wear the least clothing you possibly can.
and some therapists will provide you with light modest
garments, while in other practices you are provided with a
sheet or large towel to protect your modesty during massage.
You can also of course request a therapist of your own gender,
if this will make you feel more comfortable or if it is a
requirement of your religious faith and/or culture. Just
ask when you make your initial inquiry. A professional
therapist will advise you and make suggestions. The choice
should then be 100% yours
The therapist's aim is to create a relaxing and soothing
environment in which you can feel safe and secure. For
starters, music, lights and scented oils may be used if
the aim of your care health womens therapy is for
relaxation purposes for instance. The therapist will
leave the room, giving you privacy to undress and to
prepare for your massage
While basic massage should not cause you to hurt, you
may experience discomfort from deep tissue massage and
other injury-related massage. Be sure to tell your
therapist of this. Any discomfort you experience will
ease over subsequent visits
When undergoing a care health womens solution such as
massage, it is not unusual to experience sleepiness,
or even a feeling of being energised. From my personal
experience, I would nearly always need to come home and
feel so completely relaxed that I would just rest for a
couple of hours. By the next day, I felt 'on top of the
world'. Different women will react in different ways
There are a number of massage products and aids presently
on the market that might be of interest to you.
On the final note, using massage therapy as a care health
womens remedy should be a beneficial, therapeutic
experience and one that make you feel totally comfortable
with your therapist.
Any conduct that you deem
inappropriate, whether it is unsubstantiated claims about
the effectiveness of your therapy; or any touching that
is outside the realm of your massage; or any suggestive
language, should be reported either to a superior or
alternatively, to the relevant authorities.
"Wisdom is knowing what to do next". (Napoleon Hill)
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