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Are all massage therapists able to do a pregnancy massage?

No, not all our massage therapists are qualified to do a pregnancy massage. If you are pregnant please tell us when you are booking an appointment, so we



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What are the benefits of pregnancy massage?

Pregnancy massage has been found to reduce stress, decrease swelling in the arms and legs, and relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints. It also helps with



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How is pregnancy massage different from regular massage?

The mother’s body must be properly positioned and supported during the massage. Proper positioning ensures comfort and safety for the mother and baby. Also, some massage techniques, such



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I’m pregnant, can I have a massage?

Yes, if you are past your first trimester you can have a pregnancy massage at the clinic. A pregnancy massage is specially tailored for the expectant mother’s needs.



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How many sessions will I need?

The number of sessions will depend on how long the symptoms have been present, the level of intensity of the pain and how complicated the injury is. Your



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What do I need to wear?

Usually shorts and t-shirts, although you are appropriately covered to keep you comfortable and warm. Only the area being worked on will be exposed. Most massage techniques are



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Do I need a doctors permission to get a sports massage?

You do not usually need a doctors referral to receive a massage however certain medical conditions may be affected by the massage which is discussed on your first



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Is a sports massage painful?

A sports massage can be a little uncomfortable as the massage therapist uses deep finger pressure, compression and friction. The massage should be on the threshold of pleasure



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What will I expect on my first visit?

On your first visit, clients are asked a number of questions concerning general health, injuries and medical conditions that the massage therapist should know about, in order to



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How long is a sports massage and how much is it?

Sports massage can range from 30 minutes to an hour. 30 minutes is £31, 45 minutes is £46 and 60 minutes is £58.



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