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FAQs

chair massage

What is Chair Massage?

A chair massage is performed on an ergonomically designed portable massage chair and can last anywhere between 10 and 30 minutes. The massage focuses on the high tension areas.  The common areas are: neck, back, shoulders, arms and hands.  

Benefits of Chair Massage?

Chair massage combats employee's stress. It increases employee productivity, improves office morale, boosts alertness, relieves back pain, reduces headaches and migraines, increase employee retention and reduces absenteeism. By concentrating on high tension areas, chair massage produces  rapid therapeutic results. 

How much space is needed?

Minimal space is needed.  An area of about  5' x 6'  or more is needed for the therapist to comfortably maneuver around massage chair to properly take care of the client.

Does clothing need to be removed during chair massage?

No. You remain fully clothed during chair massage. You may be asked to remove a jacket or obstructive jewelry so that the therapist can tend to problem areas.

Sanitation?

Massage therapists MUST wash/sanitize their hands and clean and disinfect the massage chair and face cradle before applying a clean face cradle cover before he or she begins new client.

Contraindications for chair massage?

Yes. Medical contraindications include but are not limited to: uncontrolled hypertension, uncontrolled diabetes, fractures, herniated discs, malignancy, numbness or tingling in any part of the body, especially the hands and feet. Please inform your massage therapist of any acute or ongoing health conditions before the chair massage.