Click here to make your appointment online
Massage therapy will be according to your tolerance. You may undress
according to your comfort level. You may also leave your clothing on if you prefer, however kindly use cotton materials
when choosing to do so.
If you are coming for the first time,
please come in at least 5 minutes earlier to fill out one page of medical history.
Making your appointment online will give you the special rate of $48 for one hour therapy
that includes undressing and dressing. Otherwise the normal rate is $60 to $85 plus per hour. If you do
not have a computer kindly call the office and notify the office manager, Jon and he will gladly make your appointment
at the special rate.
Geriatric massage therapy is designed to address the
specific needs of the elderly population. This type of massage for the elderly uses gentle and light application of massage
techniques and can include passive stretching and a light oil or lotion to permit your muscles to be worked on without causing
excessive friction to the skin. These techniques can help enhance blood circulation, combat depression, improve balance and
flexibility, reduce the pain of arthritis, increase joint mobility, improve posture, and encourage overall well-being.
has been shown to relieve anxiety and provide comfort, especially to touch-deprived elderly clients.
If you have a specific health condition, you should
receive permission from your physician to proceed with massage. As with any population, there are certain conditions that
are not recommended for massage, hence the importance of communication with your doctor. Once you have obtained permission,
be sure to specify your preference for geriatric massage when scheduling your appointment.
You may decide what amount of clothing you prefer to
wear during your massage. Throughout the session, you will be properly draped or covered-only the area being worked on will
Reduced Pain & Stiffness
It is not uncommon for you to experience
pain and stiffness in your muscles and joints, especially following more vigorous-than-usual physical activity. Your massage
therapist, Audrey has experience with geriatric clients will use gentle yet effective techniques.