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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. 

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.  

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.

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 Milton massage therapists
Curtis R.
Had an amazing massage session with Britton! Knowledgeable on body work! Showed up on time! The massage went over time and he kept the massage going until he was done!! By far the best massage I’ve ever had! Will hire him again for sure! He’s will now be my go to guy!
Britton C. NMT, LMT, CPTBritton C. NMT, LMT, CPT
Yusra L.
The massage was great and the therapist was very knowledgeable.
Super Hands Therapy (Mobile Spa)Super Hands Therapy (Mobile Spa)
James J.
I’ve had several massages over the past few years and spent countless dollars trying to achieve results through massage therapy. Words can’t explain the care, attentiveness and skills I experience through my massage today. If you’re not using Dimitri, you’re wasting your time and money.
Mission BodyworkMission Bodywork
Natalie G.
My massage was needed! I used to be a massage therapist myself so I did the research on here by looking for a quality massage in the reviews. He did not disappoint and he also told me about his passion for massage. You can definitely tell that in his work. I love the fact that he works on areas that some therapist refuses too if you ask him (like the gluteal muscles) I highly recommend this talented young man!
Tangent TouchTangent Touch
Brian R.
Excellent massage...very attentive, made helpful recomendations.
Natalia’sMassage known as Dunwoody massage spa.Natalia’sMassage known as Dunwoody massage spa.
Thumbtack Customer
The massage was a gift for my husband. It was excellent!! Randall took great care to tailor the massage to my husband's needs and relieved tightness and pain in his hips and shoulders. I would highly recommend him.
Core Sports Massage LLCCore Sports Massage LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Randall came to our workplace and performed 10 minute massages for several employees. He did a great job, everyone who received a massage raved about him. He was great at hitting pressure points and working out tough spots.
Core Sports Massage LLCCore Sports Massage LLC
George R.
Best massage I have ever had. He did magic on my shoulders!
Mission BodyworkMission Bodywork
Roger B.
Kelly was great. She has a very soothing touch. I felt like she was massaging my spirit as well as my body. It was a very relxing, healing, spiritual experience. By far the best massage I've ever had. I would highly recommend.
Integrative Massage StudioIntegrative Massage Studio
Donna H.
Gift for my husband, he enjoyed the deep tissue massage and likes the fact it was in our home
Restoration Sports MassageRestoration Sports Massage
David G.
I was very pleased with the massage I got from Robin because she evaluated my condition and tailored the massage to my needs. She had to refer to her notes to identify some trigger points, so it was a bit of a learning experience for her as well as for me. A good rating overall
Restoration Sports MassageRestoration Sports Massage
David W.
Randall is fantastic! Very knowledgeable and in tune with the body! I had a great experience and have another massage already scheduled!
Core Sports Massage LLCCore Sports Massage LLC
Jessica B.
Skip was very professional and gives a great massage. I will definitely use him again and would recommend him to friends.
Massage by SkipMassage by Skip
Brian R.
Moriah was great..she was attentive, thorough, and focused on problem areas. She is very intuitive. This was the best massage I have had in a long time!
Massage by MoriahMassage by Moriah
Lauren R.
This hot stone massage was amazing ! I’m so happy with his techniques, I feel so much better! 10/10 quality! Worth the money!!
Relaxx Ultimate Massage TherapyRelaxx Ultimate Massage Therapy
Hannah D.
Skip = excellence. He has been nothing but professional and courteous. He was on time and gave two of the best massages we have ever had. He is strong and extremely talented. He is warm and welcoming and made the entire experience easy and tailored it exactly to me. I am setting up a regular schedule with him because he is fantastic and I have never received such a great massage.
Massage by SkipMassage by Skip
Matt B.
Alex delivered an amazing and intense Deep tissue massage as requested. I am still feeling the difference days later. I highly recommend and will be booking another appointment.
Jo D.
Randall is the best massage therapist I have ever had, hands down. I need therapeutic, as well as relaxation massage and Randall is highly knowledgeable about the body and the way it functions. It is a great thing that he can come to you. After a couple of times you can create your own relaxing environment and it saves a lot of time driving. There is nothing lacking in the service, comfort or experience. I really like him as a person too!
Core Sports Massage LLCCore Sports Massage LLC
Dave L.
Britton’s vast knowledge of the human body and ability to connect to provide educational and therapeutic massage make for a great experience. I recommend his services highly and look forward to future sessions.
Britton C. NMT, LMT, CPTBritton C. NMT, LMT, CPT
Warren M.
I’ve had a lot of massages in my life but today I had the BEST I have ever had. When she says she’s Tiny but Mighty, Thalia is definitely that. She undoubtedly gave me the most relaxing, thorough massage I’ve had. When it was over and she asked how it was, I jokingly told her I couldn’t decide if I should have been moaning or snoring. I will definitely be back and highly recommend her.
La Paz WellnessLa Paz Wellness
Sue P.
Robin was amazing.. She arrived on time.. Her massage was really good.. She worked on all my pain spots really well.. I would definitely recommend her to my friends.. and would use her again...
Restoration Sports MassageRestoration Sports Massage
David C.
Robin is true professional masseuse. You really have never had a true healing massage till you try Robin. She is a student of the anatomy and works to relieve conditions that wouldn't think were connected. I'll be regular!
Restoration Sports MassageRestoration Sports Massage
Chris B.
Excellent! Was able to squeeze me in same day. Great communication and massage was just what I needed. Highly recommend. New client get 1st 30 min free so you get 90 mins for hour cost.
Integrative Massage StudioIntegrative Massage Studio
Scott D.
Robin’s practice is located in a professional building, and her office is very clean and quiet. Rather than having you hop on the table and give an overview of trouble spots, she does a formal intake interview on the first visit to gain a comprehensive overview of general health, potential pain triggers, trouble spot specifics, etc. Robin performs medical massage vs relaxation massage which equates to someone that is better trained and focused on fixing issues if possible. She has an intuitive touch and can quickly perceive where pain areas might be, even spots you may not realize. Her interactive therapeutic approach helps quickly release even the most painful knots. Compared to other medical masseuses, her prices are extremely fair and she provides a discount for massage packages purchased in advance. If you are searching for natural pain relief, perhaps in conjunction with chiropractic or other methods, Robin should be your go to masseuse!
Restoration Sports MassageRestoration Sports Massage
Michelle L.
It was a pleasure working with Hannah. I was a little worried because I am from Massachusetts & was making the appt for my niece in Georgia but Hannah was awesome and alleviated all of my concerns. She very punctual and my niece was thrilled with her massage. Thanks Hannah!
My Oasis MassageMy Oasis Massage
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