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Shiatsu frequently asked questions?

What can I expect?

The Shiatsu treatment will be very relaxing and enjoyable and the treatment will be tailored to your needs. A small amount of discomfort might be experienced if you are having joint manipulation but this will be kept to an absolute minimum.

How long will a shiatsu treatment last?

Your first treatment will last no more than 1 hour. Any subsequent treatments will last up to 45 minutes.

What should I wear to a shiatsu massage?

Normally the treatment can be carried out with the patient wearing clothes as long as they are light eg. Not heavy jeans or heavy material. On occassions though it may be necessary to remove some clothing to enable the practitioner to effectively manipulate/treat the area.

How many shiatsu treatments will I need?

The number of treatments needed varies from person to person. It will be dependent on the severity of the condition and for how long you have suffered from it. In some cases one treatment will be enough but sometimes several may be required to effectively treat the condition.

What should I do after a shiatsu treatment?

If you have received Joint Manipulation you should rest ie. no exercise, lifting heavy items, gardening or strenous activity for at least 48 hours after the treatment. It is also adviseable to take an anti inflamatory aswell to speed up your recovery process.

If you have received massage or acupressure it's adviseable to relax and take it easy for the rest of the day, if possible, to gain maximum benefit from the treatment.

How will I feel after a shiatsu treatment?

In general you should feel really good after a treatment. Some people feel energised whilst others may feel tried. If you feel tried you should listen to what your body is telling you, drink plenty of water, rest and get an early night and you should awake refreshed and energised in the morning.

If you have had joint manipulation you may feel sore but this should pass within a few days.

Where are the treatments carried out?

The treatments are carried out in a dedicated treatment room on a comfortable fully adjustable treatment couch.

Is there parking available?

Yes on the driveway.

Natural Face Lift Massage frequently asked questions

Should I wear make up?

Ideally you should not wear any foundation or blusher, but if you do I can remove it before we start. Eye make up is fine.

What should I wear?

Preferably anything that does not have a collar, as the massage does work on the neck.

How long will the treatment last?

The treatment will last approximately 60 minutes.

How many treatments will I need?

Results can be seen after one treatment but to fully appreciate the benefits of this wonderful massage a series of six treatments at weekly or even twice weekly intervals is recommended. Followed thereafter, with a monthly maintenance treatment.

I'm suffering from a cold sore, toothache, eye infection, sunburn, contagious skin condition should I still come for my treatment?

Please give me a call and we'll discuss if it's still possible / advisable for you to have your treatment.

What should I do after a treatment?

Ideally you should relax after the treatment but obviously that's not always possible.