Prenatal Massage Therapy Benefits: There are several observed or identified potential benefits to massage therapy during pregnancy, including:
Prenatal Massage Therapy Contraindications: Performing massage therapy during pregnancy is contraindicated for women experiencing any of the following symptoms/signs:
For our clients’ safety, we require a doctor’s release form in order to receive massage therapy during a high-risk pregnancy, which includes, but is not limited to:
We also require a doctor’s release form in order to receive massage therapy during the first trimester.
Please read and sign below, to continue with treatment:
I understand that massage therapy is a health aid and does not take the place of a physicians’ care. Any information exchanged during a massage session is confidential and is only used to provide the best massage care. If I am having or develop any complications, I will discuss with my massage therapist.
I hereby voluntarily release B In Touch Massage Therapy and its therapists from any liability should my condition be aggravated at any time. By signing below, I agree that I have read the information above and have decided to receive a prenatal massage at my own risk.
I have received and understood the information on these pages about the benefits and possible contraindications of massage therapy during pregnancy, and confirm that:
Scheduling & Cancellation Policy: We understand that life can be busy – and we’re thrilled that you reserve time with us to relax! Please arrive a few minutes ahead of your appointment time, so that you receive your full session on the massage table. Our therapists reserve the right to end a session at the scheduled time.
If you need to cancel an appointment, we kindly request that you do so within 24 hours. The time slot that we reserve for you is yours alone, and we are often unable to re-book it if you cancel at the last minute. If you need to cancel with less than 24-hours’ notice, please try to send someone in your place, as payment will still be required for the session. Our appointment reminder emails and calls are a courtesy only; if you do not receive a reminder, please know that you are still responsible for keeping your appointment.
Disclaimer: Massage Therapy is not a substitute for medical treatment and/or medications. Our staff does not diagnose illness or disease, prescribe medications, or perform spinal manipulations. In certain cases of acute illness or injury, a doctor’s note may be required for us to proceed with therapy/treatment. Clients are expected to inform their therapists of all known physical conditions, medical conditions and medications. Our therapists access and review this form and choose appropriate treatments based on the materials disclosed herein. In some cases, our therapists will suggest avoiding certain treatments or the entire session altogether if he/she feels that the therapy may be detrimental to your condition. We are not liable for issues that may occur as a result of a client choosing to continue with treatment.
Payment & Refund Policy: Payment is due upon completion of each session. We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards. When purchasing packages or gift certificates, please make checks payable to B In Touch Massage Therapy. Checks for single sessions can be written out to your massage therapist. We do not accept Traveler’s Checks. All purchases are transferable, but non-refundable.
Please keep your personal belongings with you. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.