How can I schedule a massage therapy appointment at LKN Massage?
Appointments can be scheduled by calling Bob, a Certified Medical Massage Practitioner, at 704-756-0909. You can also use the "Book an Appointment" button on our website.
What if I am late for my appointment?
If you arrive late for your appointment, we will provide treatment for the remaining session time only. We cannot extend appointments beyond the originally specified time due to our tightly booked schedule, and no fee reduction will be available.
Does LKN Massage accept health insurance?
Some massage therapy services may be covered by health insurance. We can provide a "Prescription Letter of Referral" from your physician for "Medical Massage," which you can submit for insurance reimbursement. Please note that LKN Massage does not bill insurance companies directly.
What can I expect during my first appointment?
During your first appointment, you will fill out an intake form and sign a consent for treatment form. You will provide health information and consult with Bob regarding your condition. He will perform muscle testing and range of motion tests to determine the source of your condition.
What if I have health conditions, allergies, or other concerns?
We ask you to inform us of any health conditions, allergies, and/or other concerns before your treatment. If you are experiencing symptoms like a cold, fever, or flu, we respectfully request you to reschedule your appointment to maintain a healthy environment.
Is massage therapy safe for everyone?
While massage therapy is generally safe for most people, there are certain conditions for which it might not be appropriate. If you have any medical conditions or concerns, it's important to discuss them with your therapist before beginning treatment.
How often should I get a massage?
The frequency of massage can vary greatly depending on your health and wellness goals. For general relaxation and stress relief, a monthly session may be sufficient. However, for treatment of a specific issue or injury, more frequent sessions might be recommended.
What should I wear for my massage session?
It depends on the type of massage you're receiving. For some types of massage, like Thai and sports massage, it's best to wear loose, comfortable clothing. For others, such as Swedish or hot stone massage, you'll be covered with a sheet and blanket, and it's usually appropriate to undress to your comfort level.
Is it normal to feel sore after a massage?
Yes, some people might feel a little soreness after a massage, especially if it was a deep tissue or therapeutic massage. This should resolve within a day or two. If you feel excessively sore or the soreness doesn't go away after a couple of days, you should contact your therapist.
Can I eat or drink before my massage?
It's best not to eat a heavy meal before your massage. Drinking plenty of water before and after your massage is highly recommended to help flush out any toxins released from the muscles.
Will the massage therapist be present when I undress?
No, the massage therapist will provide you with privacy to undress and get comfortable on the massage table. They will knock before re-entering the room to ensure your comfort and privacy.