Massage Therapy Aftercare / Consent
What To Expect:
Depending on the massage chosen, some massage techniques can be quite intense to the muscles, so you may find you experience some of the following symptoms after your massage:
- Skin is sore to touch
- Increased Thirst
- Muscle Tenderness
- Bruised Feeling within the Muscle
- Redness to the area
- Heightened Emotions
- Sounder Sleep
- Cold Symptoms
- Stuffy or Blocked Nose
In order to get the most out of your massage, ensure you do the following after your massage:
- Drink plenty of water
- Rest as much as possible
- Avoid any exercise or any strenuous work
- Apply ice or heat (your therapist will advise if necessary) to any sore or tender areas
✓ I understand that the massage I receive is provided for the basic purpose of relaxation and relief of muscular tension and myofascial pain conditions suitable for treatment using soft tissue therapies.
✓ If I experience any pain during this session, I will immediately inform the therapist so that the pressure and/or strokes may be adjusted to my level of comfort. I further understand that massage should not be construed as a substitute for medical examination, diagnosis, or treatment and that I should see a physician, chiropractor or qualified medical specialist for any mental or physical ailment of which I am aware.
✓ I understand the massage therapists are not qualified to perform spinal or skeletal adjustments, diagnose, prescribe, or treat any physical or mental illness, and that nothing said in the course of the session given should be construed as such. Because massage should not be performed under certain medical conditions, I affirm that I have stated all my known medical conditions and answered all questions honestly.
✓ I agree to keep the therapist updated as to any changes in my medical profile and understand that there shall be no liability on the therapist’s part should I fail to do so.
✓ I understand that the treatment may involve risks of complication or injury from both known and unknown causes, and I freely assume those risks. Prior to receiving treatment, I have been candid in revealing any condition that may have a bearing on this procedure.
✓ I certify that I have read this entire informed consent and I understand and agree to the information provided. My questions regarding the procedure have been answered satisfactorily.
✓ I hereby release all therapist’s at 'Massage at By Paige Alexandra' from all liabilities associated with this procedure. This consent is valid for all of my massage treatments in the future as well.