Massage therapy can do wonders to relieve stubborn aches, pains, and tightness. It has also been proven to contribute to improved productivity, better rest, and overall health. At Refined, we offer a range of treatment options to help you move better, feel better, and live in your optimal state of health & wellness!
Standard massage treatments make up the primary focus of the training programs offered to massage therapists.
Every massage therapist is provided training in these common modalities as they are foundational to a massage practice.
Specialized massage treatments are often associated to a specific and focused ideology that addresses a client's health issues from a different perspective or in a more creative way. Practitioners who obtain experience in these extended modalities do so by taking additional training and courses.
Specialized modalities can include unique tools such as silicone or glass cups, lava stones, or crystal sound bowls. They are also known to employ techniques that can be much more evasive or much less evasive than standard therapeutic treatments.
Motor Vehicle Accident Treatments (MVAs) are a common treatment type utilized by client who have experienced pain and injuries as a result of a motor vehicle accident. These treatments are usually initiated by the client's car insurance and are part of the recovery process.
To open up an MVA treatment file, please book an MVA initial consultation treatment and your chosen practitioner with reach out to you with more information.
Interested in having your next massage treatment directly billed to your insurance benefit provider? We've got you covered! Take a look at our comprehensive guide to direct billing at Refined Health & Wellness.
Have questions about your next Massage Therapy experience at Refined Health & Wellness? We have compiled a list of 'frequently asked questions' to help you better understand our clinic's protocols, procedures, and expectations.
The benefits of massage therapy and acupuncture are becoming more and more pronounced in our busy world. What were once luxuries are now becoming necessities. Natural treatment methods are now superseding the need for pills, medications, and drugs.
Regular massage and acupuncture treatments not only resolve existing bodily ailments, but also prevent new ones from developing. By taking time to receive preventative treatments, you will experience relaxed muscles, increased flexibility and range of motion, improvements with posture and circulation, lower blood pressure, and relief from stress and anxiety.
Monthly or weekly treatments can promote deeper and easier breathing, a stronger immune system, enhanced post-operative rehabilitation, and of course, muscle pain and headache relief. Furthermore, each visit will provide you with valuable time to relax your mind, allowing you to disconnect from all of life’s distractions and challenges.
You do not have to be in severe pain or discomfort to receive massage therapy or acupuncture treatments, nor do you have to wait for special occasions.
Make massage therapy and acupuncture a consistent part of your lifestyle and experience their numerous benefits!
These are short and focused sessions that address specific areas of the body identified by the client. The 30 minute treatment length is often suggested to clients who are just becoming introduced to massage therapy, younger children, or those who struggle to remain in a lying-down position for extended periods of time.
Similar to the 30 minute treatment length, the 45 minute treatment is a short and focused session that addresses specific areas of the body identified by the client. The additional 15 minutes allows for more extensive work to be done on the already specified areas or to have other areas of concern addressed.
The 60 minute treatment length is the industry standard for massage therapy. This treatment duration allows your chosen therapist to incorporate the entire body in the massage. This time duration is by far the most commonly booked treatment length.
The 75 minute treatment is a continuation of the 60 minute treatment. In this treatment, the added 15 minutes allows your practitioner to do extra work on certain areas of tension or tightness, or to get treated to extra time with your feet, hands, head, scalp, or face.
90 minutes & 120 Minutes
Any massage treatment over the 90 minute mark allows for a very comprehensive and detailed massage experience. It is the ultimate massage experience as it allows for a full body massage with ample time to provide extra focus on areas of need, and to get treated to extra time with your feet, hands, head, scalp, or face.
NOT SURE WHICH DURATION TO BOOK?
Reach out to us and let us know what you are hoping to get out of your massage experience and we will provide you with guidance as to which type of treatment and duration would make it happen!
The most common treatment duration booked by clients is the 60-minute therapeutic treatment.
This treatment length provides ample time for your chosen practitioner to provide you with a full body treatment.
If you are interested in having a full body treatment, but with added work on a few extra areas of need, a treatment of 75-minutes or more would be most suitable for you.
Once your chosen practitioner becomes familiar with your health goals and the areas of your body that require additional attention, they may suggest one of our specialty treatment types. These types may include myofascial cupping, RAPID Neurofascial Reset, Sound Healing, Hot Stone, or even Meridian and Acupressure Massage.
Your practitioner will use their experience and training to address the health goals that you present, and will create a customized treatment plan that will optimize the healing process and get you feeling amazing in no time!
All Massage Practitioners at REFINED have obtained a minimum of 2200-hours in formal training from a recognized massage school, and are fully recognized by ALL of the major insurance benefit companies.
All of the REFINED practitioners continuously improve and sharpen their skills by acquiring various specialty accreditations or by completing advanced courses in their desired field.
*You can view our formal training credentials, continued education courses, specialized accreditation, and association membership details, by reviewing our practitioner profiles.
*If you have any questions regarding the training credentials presented in our practitioner profiles, please make sure to reach out to us.
The REFINED Practitioner team consists of incredible individuals who are highly compassionate about their profession, who endeavour to manage their own quality wellness practices, and who wish to do so among other like-minded practitioners.
Each practitioner develops their own individual practice using the tools, amenities, training, and protocols provided/outlined by Refined Health & Wellness.
We work together to provide the most comprehensive and effective experience possible. Although we have our own individual strengths and uniqueness, together, we are a collective being with over 40 years of experience. As a team, we possess a wide spectrum of training, and can address our client's health and wellness goals from many different angles and perspectives.
With a variety of practitioners to choose from at REFINED, we encourage clients to experience treatments from several practitioners.
Each practitioner maintains their own style and strengths, combining their learned modalities and acquired experience to address the challenges identified in your health & wellness goals.
All REFINED practitioners are comprehensively trained and highly skilled, so you can rest assured that you will get a fantastic treatment no matter who you book with.
Throughout your experience, you will be working directly with your chosen practitioner to help design a custom treatment plan that is perfect for you.
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