Common questions asked

 

1. What is the difference between Massage Therapy and a "massage parlour"? 

Massage Therapy is a legitimate healing science and has nothing to do with  erotic/sensual massage parlour practices.

 

Massage Therapy is a hands on application to manipulate muscle, fascia,  tendons/ ligaments, joints and is an integral part of the healing process to the musculoskeletal, nervous and circulatory system.

 Massage Therapy Training in Canada is a Regulated Health Profession.

 

2. What do i wear during the session?

You may undress to your comfort level while leaving your underwear on. I will leave the room while you undress. During the massage you will be covered with a sheet at all times except for the area that I will be working on.

 

3. What kind of benefits can I receive from Massage Therapy?

To name a few

Increased circulation, Improved digestion, Reduced fatigue and increased energy, Increased range of motion and ease of movement in joints, Deep relaxation of body and mind utilizing the body's natural tranquilizers, Improved sleeping ability, Reduced tension associated with headaches, backaches, and other body aches from stress, occupation or sports.

 

4.Is massage therapy beneficial while also seeing a chiropractor or physiotherapist?

Yes! Massage therapy complements other forms of therapy. I work with soft tissue which helps to reduce muscular pain and to breakdown muscular tension and stiffness. This is beneficial while seeing a physiotherapist for remedial exercises or can help before seeing a chiropractor for an adjustment.

 

5.Is massage good for headaches and neck, back, shoulder pain?

Yes! As a highly qualified and trained massage therapist, a variety of specialized massage techniques are applied to  locate the source of pain and to  treat the muscles accordingly for lasting results.

 

6.

Is Pregnancy Massage safe?

Yes a massage is performed only after the first trimester.

Regular massage is helpful for deep relaxation & to reduce common pregnancy complaints.

 

 

7.

How often should i get a massage?

After the session a treatment plan will be discussed according to your needs. Each treatment brings benefits. Regular massage brings greater long-term benefits.

 

8. Are the treatments covered under the Dutch Insurance?

Although being a registered massage therapist from Canada, unfortunately the Dutch insurance system will not recognize foreign massage therapist professionals as an option to qualify.