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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a massage therapist during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Ask your massage therapist if they offer consultations over a video chat or phone call. If they do, ask them any questions you have about the upcoming appointment. For example, ask what precautions they're taking to keep both parties safe due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You might also want to ask if they offer gift cards that can be used at a later time, remote services or even virtual lessons for you or members in your household.

Also, ask how they plan to handle payments, and whether you can pay through an online or digital method instead of with physical cash or credit cards. 

Are there ways to be safe if I hire a massage therapist when social distancing?

Because massage therapy requires person-to-person contact, social distancing is not possible. However, you can ask massage therapists near you if they can offer remote services instead, such as lessons for you and your partner.

If you don’t want to book an appointment with a massage therapist right now, but you will in the future when the pandemic subsides, consider paying your massage therapist in advance or tipping them anyway. You can also ask about buying a gift card for future work. 

Does a massage therapist need to enter my home?

Many massage therapists operate their businesses out of their own homes, though some offer mobile massages and come to your home. You should ask the massage therapist where they typically operate and if they are making any special accommodations to better observe the CDC’s guidelines for social distancing

If you must cancel or delay your massage therapy appointment due to COVID-19, consider asking the therapist if they can offer massage techniques or lessons via video chat, email or some other digital format. You can also ask if it's possible to buy gift cards that can be used at a later time.

Can I use digital payments to pay for a massage?

Many massage therapists accept digital payments through Venmo, Apple Pay, PayPal, Venmo, Square Cash, Zelle and other online platforms. Even businesses that do not typically accept digital payments may be changing their methods to practice social distancing. Just check with your massage therapist before the appointment to see how they handle payments.  

How can I find out if a massage therapist is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

The definition of an essential COVID-19 service provider varies from state to state and city to city. To see which businesses are considered essential in your area, visit the official government website of your state or city.

You can also read CISA’s publication on identifying critical workers to find out more information on a national level. However, not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.

Do deep tissue massages work?

Deep tissue massage not only feels fabulous, it can provide results. The massage technique targets deeper layers of muscle and your connective tissue. For its ability to stimulate those deeper muscles, deep tissue massage is commonly used during recuperation from sports-related and other injuries, according to the Mayo Clinic. Deep tissue massage has been proved to reduce high blood pressure and a range of other ailments. Deep tissue and other types of massage are frequently used for relieving stress, managing pain, breaking down scar tissue, relieving muscle tension and improving health. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health cites the following as health conditions for which that deep tissue massage can provide relief:

  • Chronic low back pain, chronic neck pain, and osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Labor pains
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Fibromyalgia pain and fatigue
  • Headaches

The proper deep tissue massage may also benefit preterm infant health. Cancer patients may experience reduced pain, increased relaxation, and improved mood.

What is a traditional Thai massage?

Traditional Thai massage is a different experience if you’ve only ever had a Swedish or deep tissue massage. In Thai massage, you wear loose-fitting clothing (often provided by the massage therapist) and start by lying on a mat. Throughout the massage, the therapist moves your body into various seated and prone positions, which stretch and release your muscles and soft tissue. Although your body is moving, the therapist is doing all the work, making it feel similar to supported yoga. The massage therapist will bend, stretch, and compress and lengthen your body using their hands, forearms, elbows and even feet. Don’t be alarmed by the feet! Many studios have overhead supports that allow the practitioners to safely walk on your back, releasing tight adhesions and promoting ease. Thai massage can be both invigorating and relaxing. It is an excellent option for keeping your muscles in good health if you regularly work out, or if you want to overcome a lack of flexibility. Studies show that Thai massage can increase blood circulation, improve flexibility, reduce muscle tension and enhance mental well-being.

What are the different Swedish massage techniques?

There are five main techniques in Swedish massage: effleurage, friction, petrissage, tapotement and vibration. Within each category there are various movements, all intended to ease muscle tension and pain. Each movement has a specific purpose for loosening, warming, soothing or stimulating your muscles during your massage. Here is a breakdown of each of the five Swedish massage techniques:

  • Effleurage: Sweeping, gliding, smooth long strokes done with the hands or forearms. These strokes can loosen and warm the body and are said to help stimulate blood flow.
  • Friction: These circular or transverse rubbing strokes are also warming and can get deeper into the muscle tissue. They should be avoided on injured or inflamed areas or areas.
  • Petrissage: Lifting, kneading, skin rolling, muscle rolling and wringing. These movements help with circulation, which stimulates cell regeneration, and aid in loosening tense muscles.
  • Tapotement: Tapping, plucking, cupping and pounding. Tapotement movements can help improve blood circulation and cell rejuvenation, and also relax and release tight muscles.  
  • Vibration: Rocking, shaking and trembling movements. These motions can help muscles release.

How much are pregnancy massages?

Prenatal massages can be a safe and therapeutic way to alleviate the aches and pains of pregnancy. A prenatal massage can promote a sense of relaxation and well-being for expectant mothers. The national average cost for a pregnancy massage ranges between $70 and $90. The cost of a pregnancy massage will vary depending on where you live, the length of the massage, and the massage therapist. Typically, the longer a massage, the higher the cost. Some massage therapists charge the same rate per minute, regardless of massage length, while others charge less per minute for longer appointments. Here are two examples of average prenatal massage costs:

  • Therapist A: Offers a 30-minute massage for $45, 45 minutes for $60, 60 minutes for $75, 75 minutes for $90 and 90 minutes for $105.
  • Therapist B: offers a 30-minute massage for $45, a 60-minute massage for $85, a 90-minute massage for $115 and a 120-minute massage for $145.
Reviews for Lake Worth massage therapists
Trey W.
Healing BodyworksHealing Bodyworks
Figgie F.
Incredible Massage, had me Floating in Air after massage. I'm Definitely sticking with her.
John K.
Great Thai Massage!
Candid Care BodyworkCandid Care Bodywork
Thumbtack Customer
Five star massage. Exactly what massage therapy should be like. Tried two other female massage therapists recently and was completely disappointed and ripped off with their services. Ernest has the magical touch. On top of that he was professional and accommodating!
Divine BodyWork By ErnestDivine BodyWork By Ernest
Trey W.
Amazing massage I’ll be back!
Wellness by NicoleWellness by Nicole
Denise j.
Amazing massage one of the best.
Healing from EricHealing from Eric
My Massage was fantastic!!! Johnny was very professional and did a great deep tissue massage and very attentive to my needs. I will be using him again.
Johnny's MassageJohnny's Massage
Cathy l.
Excellent. Very professional and great massage
Ignat (Iggy) SlepokourovIgnat (Iggy) Slepokourov
Cornelius E.
The massage was so great that I didn't want to get off of the massage table so I paid for another 30 minutes...Lol Awesome therapist...👍👍
Halfway 2 Heaven, LLCHalfway 2 Heaven, LLC
Mike M.
A true professional...beyond any massage.
Cedar-Sage MassageCedar-Sage Massage
Esther M.
Great hands. One of the best massage I had
Active Body RecoveryActive Body Recovery
Carlo D.
Shannon was great! She is very knowable of massage and is very good at it as well. I haven't had that good of a massage in a very long time. We have been to many different spas for massage and I have to say this was the best so far. Would definitely recommend to anyone, including family members I like. Thanks Shannon!!
Shannon Hamilton LMTShannon Hamilton LMT
Craig L.
Nicole is an awesome massage therapist that I will absolutely be calling again.
Wellness by NicoleWellness by Nicole
Miriam Z.
In a few words...its the best massage i ever got....and i got many professional massages before but this is the best of all....I felt very comfortable and in heaven....I feel wonderful...he's Gods sent!!!!!
Divine BodyWork By ErnestDivine BodyWork By Ernest
Trey W.
Best massage I’ve ever had in my life. Highly recommend
The Pearl SpaThe Pearl Spa
Marc C.
Emily was very responsive and provided me and my girlfriend a truly amazing massage session. She is extremely professional, punctual and over delivers in the massage itself. If you don’t hire Emily for your session your missing out.
WellFit, LLCWellFit, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Jan is very professional and gives an awesome massage! What more can I say.
Katherine F.
Patricia is an amazing massage therapist and I would highly recommend her! She is amazing!
The Pearl SpaThe Pearl Spa
Cara P.
She was very good. On time, gave good deep massage and focus on that spots needed the most.
Golden Hands Therapeutic MassageGolden Hands Therapeutic Massage
Marcy N.
My experience with Sara was worlds better than any other massage I have ever had in my life. In addition to easy communication setting up the appointment, her office was nice and clean. I immediately felt super comfortable. Her experience and incredible understanding of the body really showed during our session. I complained of back pain and issues from Sciatica and more than a week after our massage, I am still feeling healed and revitalized. It’s incredible what an hour of her time did for me. If you are in need of recuperative, therapeutic, or relaxing massage, make an appointment with Sara immediately.
Seligman Massage, LLCSeligman Massage, LLC
M. S.
Jules give a great massage! She is super professional, and very knowledgeable about the body. The facility is super clean, inviting and very relaxing. I will be a repeat customer.
House of MassageHouse of Massage
Liz F.
Kim was prompt professional and courteous. She arrived early for set up and has a lovely personality and excellent massage skills. We will use her services again.
Kim Marrone Therapeutic MassageKim Marrone Therapeutic Massage
Craig L.
Nellie is a fantastic massage therapist. She was able to loosen up all my knots and tension in my shoulders and back. I will definitely be using her again.
Healing touchHealing touch
Katie J.
I am a professional athlete and take body care and recovery very seriously. I had a wonderful massage from Lino and left feeling recovered and relaxed!
To Heal Bodywork And Wellness LLCTo Heal Bodywork And Wellness LLC
Michael C.
I have had many massages ranging from high end hotels to spa’s. None have come close to the experience that I have had with Johnny. He truly has gift.
Johnny's MassageJohnny's Massage
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