FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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What Type of Massage Therapy I offer? 
I am a Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) I am trained in Swedish Massage techniques. 

 Does Massage Therapy hurt? 
Usually Massage Therapy is pain-free, however there may be some discomfort or soreness during or after a treatment if a muscle is inflamed and/or strained. If there are any conditions that the Massage Therapist deems more serious and/or could benefit from other treatments, Body N Balance Physiotherapy is a fully integrated clinic to assess your case. 

 Am I a Registered Massage Therapist? 
Yes, I am a Registered Massage Therapists (RMT). A registration number is included on the receipt that may be submitted to the patient’s insurance company. 

 Do I have to be in pain to have Massage Therapy? 
No, Massage Therapy can be used for relaxation and stress relief. 

 Do I have to get undressed for Massage Therapy? 
Yes, but it is not necessary to remove all articles of clothing. Patients may keep clothing on areas that are not being worked on. The patient is covered by a sheet and blanket. 

 How long does a Massage Therapy session last? 
I offer 30 minute, 45 minute, 60 minute and 90 minute Massage Therapy appointments at Body N Balance Physiotherapy Clinic. This time allotted is for the entire time booked with the therapist, including any patient preparation or assessment. It is important that the patient show up on time for every appointment for maximum therapy time. 

 If I am pregnant, can I still have Massage Therapy? 
Yes. With pregnancies, some women suffer from lower back pain, neck pain and other muscular conditions. Massage Therapy can help relax the muscles that support the spine. Please talk to me if you require more information. 

 Do insurance plans cover Massage Therapy? 
Yes. The majority of Canadian workers have partial or full coverage for registered Massage Therapy services in their workplace health care plans. OHIP does not cover these services. The massage patient is provided with a detailed itemized receipt listing the services provided, the credentials of the Massage Therapist, as well as payment details for reimbursement. 

 Do I need a Doctor's prescription for Massage Therapy? 
Some insurance companies may require a note from a physician and/or chiropractor explaining why massage has been recommended. It is recommended that patients check with their insurance. 

 Do you offer massage gift certificates? 
Yes I do! A therapeutic massage is a great way to show someone how much you care. For details please visit bodynbalancephysio.ca or scandivae to purchase certificates. 

 Helpful Tips: Arrive 10-15 minutes early for your first massage. Fill out your health history with care; it will help me treat you safely. Avoid smoking and large meals for 1 hr before & after. Avoid wearing scents. Communicate with me about the pressure you prefer Drink plenty of water before & after your massage