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For campus updates, procedures and information during Coronavirus: starkstate. Home Massage Therapy Clinic 10 tips to get the most from your massage. Be as receptive and open to the massage process as possible. Let your body digest your meal first. Be on time. If you arrive in a frenzied, rushed state, it may take longer to relax. Take off only as much clothing as you are comfortable removing. Privacy — The therapist will either leave the room or otherwise provide privacy while you undress.
A sheet or towel is provided for draping during the massage and the therapist will uncover only the part of your body being massaged, ensuring that modesty is respected at all times. After the massage is finished, you will be provided with privacy while dressing. Communicate with your massage therapist Before the session, give accurate health information and let the massage therapist know your expectations and reasons for the massage. Allergies to oils, lotions, powders — The therapist may use oil, lotion or powders to reduce friction on your skin.
If you are allergic to any oils, lotions or powders, tell your massage therapist, who can choose a substitute. Some massage therapists play recorded music during the massage session. Others find music distracting. Some people like to talk during a massage, while others remain silent. Tell your massage therapist what you prefer. Give feedback to the massage therapist during the massage on the amount of pressure, speed of hand movement, etc.
If anything happens that you dislike or seems improper, you have the right to ask the massage therapist to stop. If necessary, you also have the right to end the session. Your massage therapist is a professional dedicated to do his or her best to help you feel at ease. Remember to breathe normally. Breathing helps facilitate relaxation. People often stop or limit their breathing when they feel anxious or a sensitive area is massaged.
Relax your muscles and your mind. Tightening up by contracting or hardening your muscles during the massage is counterproductive. Let your massage therapist know this is happening. They may need to adjust the massage technique they use and may also be able to help you relax the affected area. If you find your thoughts are racing during the massage, one way to be more body-centered and to quiet your mind is to follow the hands of the massage therapist and focus on how the touch feels.
Drink extra water after your massage. It also may take a little time to integrate or absorb the of the massage session. Be prepared to schedule several massage sessions. Massage has its greatest benefits over time. The therapeutic effects of massage are cumulative, so the more often you get a massage, the better you will feel and the more quickly your body will respond. From one session to the next, relaxation deepens as the chronic patterns of stress in the body are affected and released.
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