At the beginning of the global health crisis, the Arizona Board of Massage Therapy and Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (the professional organization to which I belong) recommended that all therapists suspend operations for at least 4 weeks.
I believe it is in the best interest and health of my Clients, their families and myself and my family to remain closed through July 1.
I hope each of you is taking the precautions that are suggested and that you stay well. I look forward to seeing you on the other side of this challenge. I am working on additional appropriate safety measures to protect both my valued clients and myself so I am prepared to safely provide services when I reopen.
massage therapy and related bodywork modalities are non-invasive, relaxing, and natural. it is therefore generally considered a safe treatment for most people. however, there are three types of contraindications. a contraindication is a condition or factor that increases risk to a client or therapist. a total contraindication, is when massage/bodywork should not be performed at all. a local contraindication, when massage/bodywork can be performed except over the affected or contraindicated areas.. a medical contraindication, when massage/bodywork can only be performed once medical permission has been granted.
the following restrictions are in place to protect your health and well-being. thank you for taking them as seriously as we do.
when you have any of these conditions, please do not receive bodywork if you present any of these:
the therapist can perform massage/bodywork but not over any areas affected by:
a treatment release, signed by your primary care physician must be received before receiving treatment if you have been diagnosed with any of the following: