FAQsFrequently asked questions We have compiled most of the frequent questions and answers here. Need to ask something new? SEND US EMAIL Sports Massage techniques are suitable for… The Massaggi sports massage therapy session is suitable for practically anybody in all walks of life. We help professional athletes maintain and fine-tune their bodies and we help professionals and house wives experience an improved quality of life through our targeted approach to tailored sports massage therapy sessions. What are the benefits of the massage therapy sessions? The Massaggi experience is a unique Hybrid Treatment Techniques for Healing, Mediterranean lifestyle philosophy, modern medicine and eastern tradition have to offer. At Massaggi we have one guiding principle: You Deserve Nothing But The Best. How quickly can I expect to see results? Almost immediately. The entire massage therapies and Hybrid Treatment Techniques is to take your mind and body to a place where they can feel relaxed begin to heal. All of our massage sessions are designed to help you get there fast with no effort from yourself. Let Ben Pianese Massaggi therapist do all the work and just sit back and enjoy it. What if I am pregnant or recovering from an injury? At Massaggi we offer remedial and pregnancy massage totally tailored to your individual needs and circumstances. Remedial massage it helps to alleviate chronic pain, injury or range-of-motion issues. Massaggi do not have a ‘routine’ which we go through. As a result, irrespective of whether you might be recovering from a medical condition or accident or might be pregnant, you will still get the most out of your massage treatment with Ben Pianese qualified massage therapist. Do you offer remedial sports massage? Yes. For remedial sports massage treatment your sports massage therapist generally concentrate on a specific problem area i.e a sore neck, lower back or shoulders and work the muscles and tissues until the body begins to regain its full vigor. Is sports massage or remedial massage only for sports people? In today’s world even an office desk job puts your body under strain with repetitive work and hours of sitting down combining to produce their list of strained muscles and sore joints. A sports massage is a tune-up for your body. There to keep you humming quietly, ready to take on whatever the day ahead may bring. Sports massage treatment emphasizes on prevention and the healing of injuries to the muscles and tendons. What happens during a sports massage therapy session? A sports massage is a type of deep tissue massage that stimulates circulation of blood and lymph fluids and aids the body in recovering. Some sports massage movements use trigger point therapy to break down knots in the muscles and increase the range of motion which the body is capable of. This explains the sensation of ‘freedom’ which is often associated with Massaggi sports massage therapy session. Which massage or treatment techniques is right for me? Massage therapist Ben Pianese is specialize in different types of massage or techniques, called modalities. These range from sports massage, deep-tissue massage, Emmett Tecnique, Thai massage, NST Bowen Therapy, to neuromuscular massage technique to name just a few of the many different massage therapy treatments available with Massage. Do you require a health questionnaire of your clients? Before beginning a session, your therapist will conduct an informal interview with you to learn your medical history and desired results from the session. This interview gives your therapist the chance to discuss about treatment techniques. Based on the your goals, ailments, medical history, and stress-related or pain-related problem areas. During the session, the therapist may alter his approach or concentrate on areas of particular discomfort as necessary. The end result is that you end up feeling like a new person. Is the massage therapist qualified/insured to give treatment? Yes. Ben Pianese is a member of Embody Complementary Therapist Association (CThA) and fully insured with Holistic Insurance Services. Ben Pianese is there to provide a totally personalized experience designed to leave you feeling ready to take on the New World. Our Hybrid Treatment Techniques include: Sports MassageDeep Tissue MassageTherapeutic MassagePrenatal MassageManual Lymphatic DrainageSpinal TherapyEmmett Technique How often should I book a session? Everybody is different. For acute pain, 4 or 5 sessions may be sufficient, For chronic conditions be around a long time the treatment may be longer. We also recommend clients to book regular sessions to help reduce many symptoms such as excessive fatigue, stress from exercise, aches and pains and stress-induced headaches and medical symptoms. They help replenish depleted energy resources and help you feel recharged and in balance with yourself. At Massaggi the session truly is all about you. How much is your treatment prices? At Massaggi we believe that just because you deserve to experience a unique a state of relaxation it should not cost the Earth. Our pricing policy is carefully regulated to provide competitiveness and fairness without sacrificing quality. Massage Treatment start from £69. What type of massage oils do you use? At Massaggi we use a range of tested, safe, natural and organic massage oils from Neal’s Yard Remedies London, normally grape seed or almond based oils. Some of the oils we use are slightly fragranced oils and some are not, depending on type and skin sensitivity requirements. Should you have any particular preference in terms of oils used please do not hesitate to let your therapist know. Also please do not forget to let us know should you suffer from any allergies. Best if you wear loose items of clothing which are comfortable for you. How do I pay for the service? Payment is made in cash (pound sterling) or by credit card before the treatment. We accept credit cards at our clinic in Marylebone High street W1, Wigmore Street and Islington N1. What will I be massaged on? When you come to one of our massage clinics we use professional massage tables in every therapy session. What information do I have to provide to book an appointment? To book an appointment with us we would need your full name and mobile number. Please note all your personal information is protected in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. The information we ask is in order to ensure a fully professional service. Do you work with children? Yes we work with children. Do you sell Massage Gift Vouchers? Yes! Gift Vouchers are the perfect gift for every occasion. Give your friend or your loved one the Masssagi Gift Voucher. Buy Massage Gift Vouchers online securely with Paypal. Vouchers are available in £75, £110 or £150. For outcall session in London are there any traveling charges? When you book a sessioon in zone 1 traveling charges is £20. If you are outside the specified area, extra traveling charges may apply depending on our location in relation to your place and these are agreed beforehand. If I enjoy the treatment, and would like to prolong the session, may I do so? Yes that’s not a problem you may extend the session subject to the our availability.