The Mississippi Licensed Massage Therapist at Ocean Springs Therapeutic Massage are committed to providing personal bodywork services and holistic pain relief.
Open on weekends and some holidays. Same day appointments may be available.
Whether you want a soothing relaxing experience, or a deep therapeutic treatment, we offer services for people of all ages. Call to schedule your appointment today!
Mississippi Licensed Massage Therapist
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RELAX & REVIVE
What can I expect?
First time receiving a massage? No Problem! Here is what you can expect.
If you have any questions or concerns please discuss them with your therapist. Feel free to contact us as well!
What to Expect
Please arrive on time in order to ensure you have the entire hour for your massage, if you need to cancel or reschedule please give a 24-hour notice. (even a same day notice is appreciated vs a no-show) If you are running late for your appointment, please let us know!
Discuss with your massage therapist your needs and areas of pain or concern
Notify your massage therapist of any health conditions or concerns.
The massage room is private room. Before your massage, you will fill out an intake form and discuss any concerns with your therapist.. When entering the massage room, you’ll be asked to remove clothing to your level of comfort. Typically, everything but underwear, some go without.
The therapist will leave the room while you undress, remove any jewelry, eyeglasses, or other articles that might interfere with the massage. If you have long hair, bring a band or clip to put your hair up or we can provide one for you.
Lay on the massage table, underneath the provided sheet, which will cover your body except for the part being massaged. If you are cold, let us know! A blanket or heating pad will be provided.
Expect a peaceful and comfortable environment for the massage. The massage therapist may play music during the massage. Some people enjoy the music, and some don’t. If you prefer silence or different music, ask the massage therapist to turn off or change the music.
The massage technique used will depend on what you and the massage therapist determines is best for your massage. Please let the massage therapist know if the pressure is too much or too little.
The massage therapist may use oil or lotion. If you are allergic to oils or lotions, let your massage therapist know before your massage begins.
A typical one hour massage includes your back, shoulders, arms/hands, legs/feet, neck and head. 30 Min massage usually consists of upper body, but any massage can be tailored to you wants or needs
Sessions usually are minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 90 minutes.
The end of the massage:
The massage therapist will allow you to slowly get up and get dressed in privacy. Drinking plenty of water is suggested after a massage. You may be sore the day after a massage. It is important to communicate the pressure during the massage to ensure you are not too sore the following days. You will feel relaxed, less pain, more flexible and have a general sense of well being! You may want a follow up appointment, Some people with chronic pain come weekly, most come once a month, some may only need a few times a year.
Please read the following and feel free to call to discuss any concerns you may have!
Massage Therapy has many benefits and provides pain and stress relief for people of all ages.
Certain health issues may be a concern. Ask you doctor about any medical conditions that may affect massage therapy. We accommodate most people unless massage is a contraindication for you.
Massage may not be right for people with certain health or skin conditions.
If you have contagious conditions such as cold, flu, poison ivy, infectious disease or fever, please wait until these conditions are clear. Sunburns, open wounds, varicose veins, broken bones, hernias and with in 72 hours of any accident are reasons to wait to receive a massage. Please contact your health care professional if you have health concerns relating to massage.
Benefits of Massage:
Back pain relief
Sore or tight muscle relief
Muscular tension and pain
Managing anxiety and depression
MS and other autoimmune diseases
Scar tissue repair
TMJ and jaw pain
Sciatic nerve, hip pain, SI Joint pain
Blood pressure control
Sports-related injuries and prevention
Massage is generally safe as long as it's done by a licensed massage therapist. But massage isn't appropriate for everyone. Discuss massage with your doctor first in cases of:
Burns or open wounds
Contagious or infectious diseases and skin conditions
Certain cancers, please discuss with your doctor and provider*
Rheumatoid arthritis (flare ups)
Pregnancy (First Trimester or complicated pregnancies)
With-in 72 hours of an injury or accident.
Some forms of massage can leave you feeling a bit sore the next day. But massage should not be painful or uncomfortable. If any part of your massage doesn't feel right or is painful, speak up right away. Most serious problems come from too much pressure during massage.
*Cancer patients can seek relief from pain and promote health and well-being, but there may be some conflict where massage is not recommended.
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