Aftercare Advice

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  • All therapies include a full confidential consultation. This is an important part of the therapy and usually takes between 10 and 15 minutes.
  • The aim of the consultation is to establish the client's objectives, medical history and lifestyle to enable the therapist to treat the client holistically.
  • Occasionally, certain medical conditions may prevent a massage taking place and consent may be required from your GP or Consultant.
 
Massage Therapy:
 
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Avoid swimming/ sauna/ steam room and the gym for 24 hours after your massage.
  • Avoid tea / coffee or caffeinated drinks for 24 hours.
  • Regular massages every 4-6 weeks can help to relieve tension, stress and aches and pains.
 
What to expect following your Massage Therapy
Following your therapy, toxins will be released which is a beneficial part of the healing process. Releasing tension in the muscles and / or stimulating the immune system can initiate one or more of the contra-actions listed below during the next 24 hours. You may or may not experience any of these responses:
  • Muscular aches and pains / joint pain.
  • Feeling tired.
  • Headaches.
  • Increased thirst.
  • Nausea or feeling light headed / dizzy.
  • Frequent urination / bowel movements.
  • Runny nose.
  • Feeling hot or cold.
  • Heightened emotions.
  • Disrupted sleeping pattern.
  • Skin changes (redness or spots).
Facials:
 
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Avoid swimming / sauna / steam room and the gym for 24 hours after your facial.
  • Avoid tea / coffee or caffeinated drinks for 24 hours.
  • Avoid make up, fake tan and perfumed products for 24 hours.
  • Cleanse, tone & moisturise every day.
  • Exfoliate 2-3 times per week.
  • No facial waxing for 24 hours.
  • Regular facials every 4-6 weeks are recommended to maintain the benefits of your facials.
  • If you experience any reactions apply a cold compress and seek advice from your GP or call Alina's Holistic Clinic to speak to a therapist.

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