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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. 

Do massage therapists offer remote or virtual services?

Ask massage therapists near you about the possibility of remote services. You might come across profiles that state the therapist is offering remote services such as lessons and techniques you can do on your own, with a friend or with a partner.

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 Clarksville massage therapists
Johnny H.
Very good massage
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
Michael M.
Asian style Deep Tissue massage with walking on the back. I’m a big guy so walking on the back is usual way to get my back to loosing up. My experience was very professional and punctual massage. No “happy ending” endings here — just an awesome massage. Thank you for the high quality massage and Thank you for being a reputable place — I will be back !!
Kourtney J.
Julie was absolutely AMAZING! I surprised my husband with massages for our anniversary and Julie was so sweet and professional. Our massages were great.
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
Christina S.
My massage is a post op massage. After reading the instructions from my surgeon as to how it should be done, she went to work. Not only did she give me an amazing massage, she also helped me with the undressing,cleaning and redressing of sutures. Would I recommend her? Yes highly!! I'm so blessed to have found her for the job.. Christina Peace
Repose Massage TherapyRepose Massage Therapy
Zech S.
Great massage and professinal prompt response to help me with some back pain.
Chakra ShayChakra Shay
Sarah A.
Amy is an amazing massage therapist! It’s obvious that she has had many years in therapeutic massage & has even worked with a chiropractor. She met me promptly in my home & it was exactly as if I was in a massage spa, except I could completely relax afterwards because I didn’t have to drive home! All of the benefits & none of the inconveniences! I highly recommend Amy & will be calling her often :)
Amy Blackston, LMTAmy Blackston, LMT
Alfred M.
She was early and my wife enjoyed her massage said she did a great job
Tabitha Pace LMTTabitha Pace LMT
John B.
It was a great experience with this therapist. He obviously has knowledge in massage therapy and knows what to look for.
Blasian TherapeuticsBlasian Therapeutics
Dylan b.
Provided a great massage on short notice. My wife and I were each thoroughly impressed.
Amy Blackston, LMTAmy Blackston, LMT
Erin N.
My husband raved for 3 days after his massage. Dale was professional, very knowledgeable and not only made my husband comfortable but delivered a whole body athletic massage and stretch. Worth the drive from Clarksville to see this Pro! Worth every penny. My husband will be seeing Dale monthly for maintenance visits.
Athletic Performance MassageAthletic Performance Massage
Angela M.
His technique worked alot of tension out with no pain. Very pleasant and relaxing massage. I highly recommend him.
Blasian TherapeuticsBlasian Therapeutics
Hans T.
Julie applies the perfect pressures where needed. The best way to explain it is have her give you a massage and see for yourself.
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
Eddy L.
She was amazing. Asked about how much pressure, and adjusted to my request. Best massage I’ve had in a long time. Would definitely contact her again in the near future.
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
John D.
Julie was very professional and extremely knowledgeable. She knew just the right amount of pressure to use and gave a great massage. Finally found some relief for my back. Will definitely book again!
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
Deborah S.
Julie did an amazing home massage! She was punctual and she has a sweet calming spirit which made the experience wonderful. Thanks again for helping to reduce my pain and stress Julie!
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
Gregory H.
Soulful Touch is accurately dubbed. This L.M.T. has greatly enhanced my mobility and introduced levels of mind body awareness that allow me to make the most of a massage takeaway, and wellness as a whole. Thanks a million!
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
Krystle N.
My experience with Blasian Therapeutics was amazing. He was responsive in my inquiry for services. He was detailed, communicated, punctual, professional, respectful and very friendly. He was knowledgeable in the area of the body and listened to my concerns. He is the first massage therapist ever to listen to me express concerns about the pain I was feeling, locate it and resolve the area of pain. He provided his own table, equipment and was very hygienic.Blasian Therapeutics is my new regular massage therapist! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! Your body will thank you!
Blasian TherapeuticsBlasian Therapeutics
Jesse S.
We absolutely loved our experience! She came in our office and all 5 of us received a massage. We all went on about how wonderful it was for weeks. I would highly recommend her!
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
Travis E.
Brittany came to my home and was exactly what I was looking for in a massage therapist. Brittany also took the time too focus on what my needs were and tended to them with great professionalism. I would highly recommend her to anyone
Wilder TherapeuticsWilder Therapeutics
Krystle N.
Skip was AMAZING! He was punctual and very professional. I was in so much pain and discomfort. The pressure used throughout the massage was much needed. Afterward, I felt relaxed and relieved. It was a great experience, and I will be using him again. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIS SERVICES!!!
Massage by SkipMassage by Skip
Blair B.
It was a fantastic experience. He was on time and the massage was wonderful. He got all my tight muscles in my neck, back and shoulders loosened up and that took away all the pain I was having. The sample of his pain relief lotion definitely Workd and was much needed. I will be booking again very soon
Blasian TherapeuticsBlasian Therapeutics
Stephen B.
Julie is the best massage therapist I have ever used. I am a traveling musician with lots of airports and long flights and playing guitar so I need a lot of muscle therapy and I’m so glad we found Julie! She is super pro and a great communicator. She asks the right questions on how my body is feeling so she can help me reach my goals of how I want to feel and where all my aches and pains started to eliminate them. She is all about healing and is a caring person. My wife loves her. She changed my wife’s mind about massages. She comes to the house around our crazy schedule and that goes a long way.
Julie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch MassageJulie Easterbrooks, Soulful Touch Massage
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