is a wonderful treatment that involves using a therapist's hands to stimulate (massage) the muscles, tendons, ligaments and other soft tissues in the body to promote increased blood flow, relaxation, pain relief, and healing. If you haven't had a massage you have got to try it at least once. At Mornington Peninsula Myotherapy we love first time massage clients.
What are the benefits of massage and myotherapy?
Massage therapy can help a heap of conditions, including stress relief, improved circulation, reduced muscle tension, increased range of motion, and improved flexibility. It can also help with chronic pain and reduce the symptoms of anxiety and depression. No matter what your reason you will definitely leave feeling relaxed.
What happens on my first visit?
If it's your first time visiting a massage or myotherapist, you can expect a thorough consultation before your session to discuss your medical history, current health concerns, and any specific areas of pain or discomfort you would like us to work on during your session. This will help your massage therapist or myotherapist
tailor your treatment to your individual needs. You will then be asked to undress to your comfort level and lie on a massage table while the therapist applies pressure (massage) to different areas of your body using various techniques including. You may also be asked to do some simple stretches or movements to help the massage or myotherapist identify any areas of tension or imbalance. It is important to give feedback to your therapist throughout the session if anything feels uncomfortable or if you have any questions. After your session, you will feel relaxed, and refreshed. In fact many first time clients fall asleep on the table.
What types of massage do you offer?
We offer a range of massage techniques, including therapeutic massage, deep tissue massage, sports massage, pregnancy massage and remedial massage. Our therapists at Mornington Peninsula Myotherapy and Massage will always work with you to help you decide which type of massage is best suited to your needs.
How long are your massage sessions?
Our massage sessions are typically 60 minutes long, but we also offer 30-minute sessions.
What should I expect during a regular massage session?
During a massage session, you will be asked to lie on our super comfortable massage table while our therapist works to stimulate, kneed and stretch your soft tissues using a range of techniques. You will be draped with a towel to ensure your complete privacy and comfort throughout the session.
Do I need to undress for my massage?
You can undress to your comfort level for your massage. Typically, clients undress to their underwear, but you can wear whatever you feel most comfortable in.
Will the therapist be in the room with me during the massage?
Yes, the therapist will be in the room with you throughout the massage, but they will leave the room while you undress and dress.
massage therapy safe for everyone?
While massage therapy
is generally safe for most people, there are certain medical conditions that may require caution or even contraindicate massage. It is important to inform your therapist of any medical conditions or concerns you may have before your session. In fact we spend some time on your first appointment with us taking a thorough history to make sure we can best serve your needs.
How often should I get a massage?
The frequency of your massage sessions will depend on your individual needs and goals. Some clients benefit from weekly or biweekly sessions, while others may only need a massage once a month or less frequently.
Can I request a specific therapist?
Yes, you can request a specific therapist for your session. We will do our best to accommodate your request based on availability.
What forms of payment do you accept?
At Mornington Peninsula Myotherapy and Massage we accept cash, credit cards, and as well most treatments are covered by private extras cover.
Do you offer gift certificates?
Yes, we offer gift cards that can be purchased in any amount. Gift Cards are a great way to treat yourself or someone else to a relaxing massage.
Can I get a massage if I am pregnant?
For sure. In fact this is a great time to get a massage
. Relieve your aches and pains, reduce tension and prepare your mind and body for the birth process.