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Ever asked yourself how often should I get a massage? OR Wondered how your remedial massage therapist determines when you should come back in for another massage?
As remedial massage therapists we frequently get asked this question. The answer is a tricky one as it is determined by a number of factors and is entirely individual.
This was a difficult blog to write as I am a well aware that everyone is different and responds differently to massage treatment. I want to give you a guide and a set of questions to think about so you can make an informed choice, but also make sure that you understand that this is STILL ONLY A GUIDE!
The best way to determine how often you should be getting treatment is to ask a massage therapist that you trust to give you an honest answer!
So here is a general guide that I go by, as well as the set of questions to go through to determine the frequency of massage treatment.
Generally, we recommend to our clients who do not participate in much exercise; do not have an overly stressful job and are in relatively good health they come in for a remedial massage within 6 - 8 weeks. This ensures that your remedial massage therapist can keep you 'on-track', prevent and/or identify any major injuries before they occur and help to keep you feeling great.
From here your therapist will determine the frequency of massage treatments based on a number of factors:
The key factors to consider when determining how often to get a massage:
I hope that helps you give you a bit more of an idea about how to determine how often you need remedial massage treatment. Please remember that this is only a guide and it is best to talk to a trusted health professional to determine your frequency of treatment.
Director, Just Knead It - Sports and Remedial Massage Woolloongabba