Frequently asked questions

Contra-indications

There are certain conditions which may affect your treatment. Please consult your GP prior to treatment to avoid any disappointment. You should get approval for treatment if you might have any of the conditions listed on the links below.
Reflexology

Are gift vouchers available?

Gift vouchers make an excellent special gift for a friend or loved one, allowing them to pamper themselves with any of my therapies. The vouchers can be personalised with the name of the recipient (and the giver also if you wish) as well as having an appropriate theme for any special event such as a birthday or Christmas. They are smartly presented in a quality envelope.

They are an ideal gift for anyone who would really appreciate some pampering and relaxation.

The recipient can make their own appointment for a therapy of their choice. Vouchers can be used any time within 6 months.

Can I cancel an appointment?

Please give at least 24 hours notice of cancellations, otherwise a fee may be charged.

Appointment times

In order for you to gain the maximum benefit from your chosen treatment, each session has full hands on treatment of the specified time. When making your appointment please allow a few minutes extra for changing and administration.

What areas do you serve?

We’re based in Thornhill near Egremont and provide a service to much of West Cumbria (Whitehaven, Workington, Cleator, Gosforth, Seascale etc.)

How will I feel after my treatment?

You should feel nicely relaxed and de-stressed. Often people say they feel revitalised and uplifted.

You may feel tired or have some soreness. You may need to visit the toilet more frequently after your treatment. You may also develop mild spots, cold-like symptoms and rashes. These are due to now-released toxins circulating in your body until they are eliminated, usually over a day or two. These are perfectly normal as it’s your body healing itself. With more frequent treatments these symptoms should reduce.

Some people also experience a heightened emotional state. This is a common reaction and shows your treatment is being effective. Again, they should last only a day or two. If you follow the advice below then it should not be troublesome for you.

Is there anything I should do after my treatment?

Yes. You should avoid exercise, sun-beds or saunas. While in a relaxed state your blood pressure will be lower. This could lead to you passing out if you ask a lot of your body such as going into hot temperatures.

You should avoid stimulants such as alcohol, caffeine and fizzy drinks as these can dehydrate your body. Do drink plenty of water or herbal teas for the rest of the day to help flush out the body toxins which will have been released during your treatment.

Avoid heavy meals for at least 2 hours after treatment.

What do I wear for my treatment?

Depending on the technique used, you may or may not need to undress. If you are having an Indian head massage this is carried out over light clothing. For a full body massage, most people undress to their underwear. You will have privacy to undress, and you will be covered with towels at all times except the area being worked on.

Male clients: please note that underwear MUST be worn during treatment sessions.

Note: This is a strictly non-sensual therapeutic professional practice. Inappropriate suggestions or conduct will not be tolerated.

Where can I find more information about my treatment type?

There is a wealth of information available on the World Wide Web (Internet) about each type of holistic therapy. Try these:
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Still have a question?

Please feel free to contact me for further details. I am happy to discuss any treatment or queries you may have.

People will not always remember what you said,
people will not always remember what you did,
but people will always remember how you made them feel.

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