FAQ - Spa

FAQ - Spa


Thank you for scheduling a massage at the Hide Away Country Inn.
We are delighted to assist you with your relaxation needs during your stay.
Please be advised we do not offer medical massage modalities.
It is our wish to help you hide-away and relax during your stay with us.
Here are guidelines and answers to frequently asked questions
to help you get the most from your massage.

What should I wear?
Please dress comfortably. A robe will be provided in your room, please feel free to wear/bring it to the spa room. Once in the spa room we ask that you undress to your level of comfort. Most individuals wear only their panties/briefs while on the table.
· During treatments, the therapists are trained to drape you appropriately. Sheets, towels and blankets are used for privacy, comfort and warmth. Only the body area being treated is exposed.

  Prior to the massage, remove all jewelry.


Where should I go to receive my treatment?

The Licensed Massage Therapist will come to your room or suite and personally walk you to the treatment room. We have two treatment rooms, one located in our Manor house and one in our Carriage house.


When should I arrive at the Inn?
Arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to allow sufficient time to check in. Please be advised your treatment will end on time so the next guest is not inconvenienced.


What if I am running late?
If you have not checked- in; call us with an estimated time of arrival. We will do our best to reschedule you.
If you have checked-in the following policy applies:
15 minutes late- we cannot guarantee your services will be provided.
5-14 minutes late-your treatment time will be shortened.
Full Rate will be applied to your bill for late/no show appointments

Cancellation Policy
36 hour notice is required for cancellation of all spa treatments. Full Rate will be applied to your bill for late/no show appointments/failure to cancel prior to 36 hours.

Medical considerations

  • If you are pregnant, please bring a letter of permission from your doctor.
  • If you have cancer/receiving cancer treatments: Cancer is a contraindication for massage therapy unless provided in a medical facility. We are pleased to assist you in other forms of relaxation while on your journey to recovery.
  • Mention any medical conditions such as high blood pressure, heart problems, headaches, recent surgery or injury. Some conditions are contraindications for massage.
  • If you have any type of infectious disease such as cold or flu or a skin rash, it is important to mention this to your technician: A massage could increase certain health risks and discomforts brought on by these ailments.
  • Tell the therapist about areas of your body that are injured, sore or tense.

We offer relaxation massage only. Our therapists reserve the right to refuse treatment to a guest who is intoxicated or has a contraindication for a massage.


Receiving a Massage

  • Massage may not be a part of everyday life for you, and you may feel uneasy or shy about receiving your first massage. It is important to recognize the goal of massage is to create a comfort level that will relax all of the senses. The utmost quiet will enhance the complete state of relaxation. After receiving your first massage, we’re quite confident that you’ll receive many more in the future.
  • Allow your therapist to move your limbs into position. Relax your arms, legs and head unless the therapist requests your assistance.
  • Please DO provide feedback in regards to the amount of pressure you prefer or need. (Deeper pressure vs. lighter pressure)
  • Please DO ASK Questions about the procedures. Our therapists are well trained, ethical and professional. It is our goal that you are comfortable and well informed.
  • Tell the therapist about areas of your body that are injured, sore or tense.
  • During the session, close your eyes and allow yourself to relax to the soothing music. Focus your attention on breathing slowly and deeply.

After the Massage
Please feel free to enjoy the state of relaxation and lie still for just a few more moments. Then slowly and carefully get up.
Please drink plenty of water before and after any spa treatments received. It is important to keep hydrated. An additional glass or two of water immediately following a massage may be of benefit to decrease the possibility of soreness.
Bottled water is available from room service. Please let the front desk know prior to your stay if you would like to have water stocked in your room.
· Following any heat treatments ( Hot Stone Massage), it is important that you rest and avoid any rigorous activity for at least one hour.

 

Sample of Questions that will be asked before your massage:

Information and Suggestions for the Guests

Please take a moment to carefully read the following information and sign where indicated.

If you have a specific medical condition or specific symptoms, massage therapy may be contraindicated. A referral from your primary health care provider may be required prior to treatment being provided.

“I, the undersigned, understand that the treatment I receive is for the basic purpose of relaxation and relief of muscular tension. If I experience pain or discomfort during treatment, I will immediately inform the individual that is administering treatment so that the pressure and strokes may be adjusted to a level of comfort.
I further understand that massage therapy is not a substitute for a medical examination, diagnosis, and treatment. I understand that the Massage Therapy Scope of Practice, Ohio Revised Code; 4731-1-05 does not include spinal or skeletal adjustment, diagnosis or prescription to treat any physical or mental illness, and that nothing discussed is a replacement for medical advice.”

INFORMED CONSENT

Name (please print)____________________________ Date:_____________


Signature_________________________________


Please check any condition listed below that applies to you:

( ) contagious skin condition ( ) open sores or wounds

( ) cancer ( ) easy bruising

( ) heart condition ( ) deep vein thrombosis/blood clots

( ) current fever ( ) decreased sensation
( ) joint disorder/rheumatoid ( ) back/neck problems

( ) recent accident or injury ( ) recent fracture

( ) recent surgery ( ) headaches/migraines

( ) sprains/strains ( ) allergies/sensitivity

( ) Fibromyalgia ( ) pregnancy

 

If you would like to apply for a job as a LMT please fill out the application here.

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