neck massageOur specialties at June Lordi Restorative and Rehabilitative Massage Therapy are Swedish massage, Deep Tissue massage, Myofascial massage, Acupressure, and Reflexology.

Swedish is the foundation for many types of massage, such as sports massage (June’s original focus area), pregnancy massage, and infant massage. Deep Tissue massage uses Swedish techniques for particular outcomes. Even Acupressure and Reflexology, which originated in Eastern Meridian Therapy, use similar pressure point techniques with thumbs and fingers, just as Swedish Massage does.

But the important thing is you don’t have to understand the different types of massage or figure out which one is right for you. Through discussion with you beforehand, and feedback during your massage, we use the techniques and modalities that will most benefit your body.

What should I do before my first massage?

When you come for your first massage, you’ll fill out a client intake form about your medical history and any current medical issues you’re dealing with. We’ll discuss your health and any areas that need particular attention or should be avoided, and design a massage therapy session around your needs.

What do I wear for a massage?

Clothing is generally removed for a massage and you’ll have full body draping for modesty and warmth. If you prefer to remain clothed, we can adjust your session accordingly. The therapy room is warm and music is available to help you relax and feel more comfortable.

What happens during the massage?

Massage at a tableWe use a variety of techniques based on your comfort and needs. As stated above, we primarily use Swedish Massage modalities including effleurage, petrissage, friction, vibration, tapotement, stretching and range of motion. Within these modalities, communication between you and your therapist about the pressure and timing is helpful in order to adjust the massage to your needs and comfort.  Deeper tissue and Eastern pressure point techniques may be included in the session.

We may also use heat treatments in the form of packs, towels and stones to help warm and relax the tissues before deeper techniques are used.

Do you use lotion? What if I’m allergic or have sensitive skin?

We use quality lotions and oils, but in minimal amounts for maximum effect. If you are sensitive to certain ingredients, please say so. We may have a lotion that would still work for you, or we can forego the use of oils and lotions and change your session to accommodate that.

What do I do after my session?

First and foremost, drink plenty of water! Drinking water after your session helps to flush any tissue waste products out of your system.

It is not unusual to have some muscle soreness after a massage.  A warm 20 minute Epsom salt bath can usually help.  You may call June at 864.634.3019 if you have any other post-massage concerns.

How often should I come for a massage?

Most clients set up a regular schedule for massage, be it weekly, monthly, or every other month, based on their health needs and their budget. Sometimes an acute injury like lower back pain can be helped by having several sessions in a shorter time frame. If you need more frequent massage due to your current issues, then we can discuss that and set up a plan that works for you, possibly at a lower rate per session.

What are your rates?

  • 30 minute massage therapy session or training – $40.
  • 60 minute massage therapy session or training – $70.
  • 90 minute massage therapy session or training – $100.
  • Treatment Plan adjustments can be made if sessions are more than once a week.

(Note: If the your insurance plan specifically states that massage therapy by a licensed massage therapist is accepted, then you will need a doctor’s prescription and all insurance information provided to the massage therapist.  If it is accepted, we will file or reimburse you.)

How do I make an appointment?

Call us at 864-634-3019. We look forward to seeing you!

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