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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
  • HIV/AIDS

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

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.

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.

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 West Jordan massage therapists
Thumbtack Customer
The Best massage I have ever had by far. Amie is amazing! She takes her time to get to the bottom of trouble spots. I have never had a massage therapist be so patient in their massage style she doesn't move on until the area she is working on is resolved. I couldn't recommend her more. For a real therapeutic massage that will help pain and mobility issues she's for you. I will definitely be a repeat customer.
Technique Solutions MassageTechnique Solutions Massage
Thumbtack Customer
Seriously the best massage I have ever had. Elias is professional and really makes you feel comfortable. I will now only be using him for my massages. Thank you Elias!
Elias Martinez, LMTElias Martinez, LMT
Tim L.
Awesome experience! Extra effort and care was made to make sure we were relaxed and comfortable. We enjoyed the massage so much we decided to purchase massages for our family members as well!
Soul Touch Massage and BodyworkSoul Touch Massage and Bodywork
Paul b.
It was a very relaxing experience. I would recommend a massage by Ora to anyone.
Ora's MassageOra's Massage
Conner S.
High Vibes Massage was great. Very relaxing environment. I would highly recommend.
High Vibes MassageHigh Vibes Massage
Alex D.
I’ve had a lot of massages and no one has been as steady and applied such deep pressure so evenly as her.
Jennie Elisabeth - Licensed Massage TherapistJennie Elisabeth - Licensed Massage Therapist
Pete B.
Amie gave me an amazing massage. I can't wait to see her again. Thank you Amie
Technique Solutions MassageTechnique Solutions Massage
Ashley B.
I was so satisfied with my massage. I love the environment created to really make me so comfortable with the experience.
Soul Touch Massage and BodyworkSoul Touch Massage and Bodywork
Rick L.
Got rid of most my aches and pains. Kelli did the full hour and didn’t short change me. Great massage!!!!
Relaxing Remedy MassageRelaxing Remedy Massage
Michelle K.
It was the best massage since moving to Utah in October. I’ve been having headaches daily and it really took care of those. Will definitely see you again!!
Ora's MassageOra's Massage
Sarah T.
Awesome deep tissue massage! Corrin was great at focusing on and being mindful of what I was asking for, but also targeting other places that I wasn't aware of that needed work.
Corrin Krogh Massage TherapistCorrin Krogh Massage Therapist
Kristin H.
I loved my massage from Healing Touch. It was exactly what I needed. Great atmosphere, friendly and accommodating staff, and great hours. I will definitely be going back.
Healing Touch MassageHealing Touch Massage
Valentina e.
Great massage experience. Really took away all the pain I was having and made me feel like a new person. I feel some much better now!
Rhett Robertson, LLCRhett Robertson, LLC
Kyle T.
High Vibes Massage was great! She worked with me and my horrible skills in scheduling something. She was on time, did a great job, and was super nice to us the whole time. Thanks!
High Vibes MassageHigh Vibes Massage
Tisha T.
My first massage ever! Was worried would hurt but he is strong enough when it counts and soft as well. Felt wonderful after. Very friendly and made me feel comfortable. Will definitely be going back.
Pro MassagePro Massage
Ted j.
Unfortunately I was only able to book one session with Erin due to my limited time skiing in SLC . However, Erin is very talented professional therapeutic artist that made me feel very welcomed and rewarded me with the most amazing massage ever...
Massage by ErinMassage by Erin
Thumbtack Customer
Casey was great! I went over to his place and everything was lovely. The home smelled great and the massage room was quiet and clean. He was very professional and made me feel comfortable. He was able to find all my trouble spots. Definitely recommend!
Pro MassagePro Massage
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