Treatment at King St. Massage and Wellness
Do I need a note from my doctor to before I receive massage therapy?
Generally, a note is not necessary to receive massage therapy. We are all trained to assess and treat without the intervention of a medical doctor, we may recommend that you let your doctor know you are receiving massage therapy and how it is helping you for future diagnosis and treatment, if there are extenuating circumstances. Some Insurance companies may require a note before reimbursement. Please contact them for more details.
Will my work benefits cover treatment at King St. Massage and Wellness?
Yes. King St. Massage and Wellness only employs Registered Massage Therapists. You will need to check with your benefits carrier to determine the specific amounts and if there are any limitations or restrictions.
What to expect at my first visit
When you come to King St. Massage and Wellness, you will be asked to complete a short questionnaire to determine your needs, wants, and rule out any reasons you may not be able to receive massage therapy. Your therapist will review this information with you and make recommendations for treatment. Once you both agree on your treatment plan, you will choose your music and oil and the treatment will then begin.
General Massage Therapy
What is Massage Therapy?
Massage therapy is the manipulation of muscles, ligaments, tendons, joints and other soft tissue to illicit a therapeutic benefit. We achieve these benefits using techniques such as Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and other specialized massage techniques.
How long should my treatment be?
We recommend 45 to 90 minutes, however 30 minute sessions are also available for individuals with time constraints, or 2 hours for those who want to work through multiple layers of pain and tension in a longer session. Whatever your treatment needs, we will find the right time for you.
How often should I get Massage Therapy?
There is no right answer for this question however 1 to 2 times per month as a general rule is good for the average person. Everyone’s massage therapy needs are different and that is why when you come to King St. Massage and Wellness for treatment, your therapist will assess your specific needs and recommend a course of treatment especially for you.