This is a list of the more frequently asked questions. If you have a question or concern and you do not see the answer, please contact me for assistance.
How do I schedule an appointment?
If I come to see you, should I stop seeing my other care providers?
What if I'm not comfortable removing my clothing?
How will I feel after a session?
What are the benefits of returning more often?
What is the average recommended frequency?
Do you accept insurance, what is the fee?
Is there any reason a session would be inadvisable?
What do the stacked stones represent?
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Not necessarily. This type of therapy often enhances the treatments of other providers such as chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists, etc. A number of the more frequently seen conditions are listed here.
No worries.... that is sometimes fine. There are a number of options available and this should not be an obstacle preventing anyone from seeking therapy. Expressing your concern, will guide me to work within your level of comfort, whether that be fully clothed, partially or completely disrobed using professional draping.
In general, you will feel very relaxed and may experience instant freedom from long-term aches and pains.
By returning on a regular basis, your results are more likely to improve in a shorter period of time and last for a much longer period of time.
The desired outcome or an individual's goals and how their body responds ultimately determines the frequency of visits. That being said, it's common for acute conditions to return as often as twice a week initially, chronic/weather related conditions typically do the best on a weekly schedule, pregnancy related conditions typically return at least every two weeks until delivery and then monthly thereafter; and on average wellness/maintenance clients return at least monthly.
At this time, most RI health insurance companies do not readily reimburse for Massage Therapy. However, there are a few groups that have a rider/or rewards program. Many clients have been reimbursed through their medical coverage rider/rewards program, an auto insurance claim, as well as their traditional medical and flexible-spending accounts. Any reimbursement related questions are best directed towards your insurance company or human resources department. Please contact the office for the most up to date fees.
Yes, there are circumstances when a session would not be appropriate. It is for your well-being that you disclose all health conditions, allergies, and medications. If you are being monitored by a doctor, written approval may be requested. This is very important and easily overlooked by many, this article explains just a few cases.
The Cairn (pronounced karen), or mound of stones piled up, is a hiking symbol that is used to point the way for those seeking a trusted and well-traveled path. Their presence can be found throughout the office as a reminder bodywork has been a trusted and well-traveled path for many!