Frequently Asked Questions
Q. WHAT CLOTHING, IF ANY, DO I LEAVE ON FOR THE MASSAGE?
A. Simply undress to your comfort level knowing you will be covered with a sheet and blanket throughout the entire session. Some people leave underpants on, some take them off. Hips and buttocks are never uncovered.
Q. DO I HAVE TO REMOVE MY CLOTHING FOR THE REFLEXOLOGY SESSION?
A. No. You only remove your socks and shoes. You are encouraged to dress comfortably, but there is not a required mode of dress.
Q. ARE THE HOT STONES HOT ENOUGH TO CAUSE PAIN DURING THE MASSAGE?
A. No. The hot stones that I use maintain a consistent temperature throughout the massage so that the heat from the stones is soothing, not painful.
Q. HOW DOES REFLEXOLOGY DIFFER FROM MASSAGE THERAPY?
A. Massage therapy may involve massage of any part of/the entire body. Reflexology only involves massage/touch of the feet, hands and ears.
Q. ARE BOTH MASSAGE AND REFLEXOLOGY GOOD FOR STRESS?
Q. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SWEDISH AND DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE? HOW DOES HOT STONE DIFFER?
A. Swedish massage is more soothing and relaxing. Deep tissue massage is more for someone with a specific problem area that may need deep work to assist with improvement of that specific concern. Hot stone massage is soothing and relaxing for anyone who enjoys a little extra heat/warmth throughout their massage.
Q. I HAD A MASSAGE ONE TIME WHEN I WAS ON VACATION AND IT WAS HORRIBLY PAINFUL. IS THAT HOW MASSAGE IS SUPPOSED TO BE?
A. No. Relaxing Swedish Massage is never painful at The Healing Hand. In fact, I go to great lengths to insure it is as relaxing and at no time is pressure painful.