FAQ

FAQ

Where will my massage or bodywork session take place?
Must I be completely undressed?
Will the practitioner be present when I disrobe?
Will I be covered during the session?
What parts of my body will be massaged?
What will the massage or bodywork feel like?
Are there different kinds of massage and bodywork?
What should I do during the massage or bodywork session?
How will I feel after the massage or bodywork session?
What are the benefits of massage and bodywork?
Are there any medical conditions that would make massage or bodywork inadvisable?

Functional Range Conditioning Performance Therapy

How can FRC help me?
When will I use FRC in a day?
How can FRC make me a better athlete?
Who is FRC good for

Where will my massage or bodywork session take place?
Your massage or bodywork session will take place in a warm, comfortable, quiet room. Soft music may be played to help you relax. You will lie on a table specially designed for your comfort.

Must I be completely undressed?
Most massage and bodywork techniques are traditionally performed with the client unclothed; however, it is entirely up to you what you want to wear. You should undress to your level of comfort. You will be properly draped during the entire session.

Will the practitioner be present when I disrobe?
The practitioner will leave the room while you undress, relax onto the table, and cover yourself with a clean sheet or towel.

Will I be covered during the session?
You will be properly draped at all times to keep you warm and comfortable. Only the area being worked on will be exposed.

What parts of my body will be massaged?
A typical full-body session will include work on your back, arms, legs, feet, hands, head, neck, and shoulders.

What will the massage or bodywork feel like?
A relaxing Swedish massage is often a baseline for clients. In a general Swedish massage, your session may start with broad, flowing strokes that will help calm your nervous system and relax exterior muscle tension. As your body becomes relaxed, pressure will gradually be increased to relax specific areas and relieve areas of muscular tension. Often, a light oil or lotion is used to allow your muscles to be massaged without causing excessive friction to the skin. The oil also helps hydrate your skin. You should communicate immediately if you feel any discomfort so that another approach may be taken. Massage and bodywork are most effective when your body is not resisting.

Are there different kinds of massage and bodywork?
There are numerous types of massage and bodywork; various techniques utilize different strokes, including basic rubbing strokes, rocking movement, posture and movement re-education, application of pressure to specific points, and more. We can discuss which methods may be most appropriate for you.

What should I do during the massage or bodywork session?
Prior to the massage, feel free to ask the practitioner any questions about the technique or the upcoming session. During the massage, make yourself comfortable. The practitioner will either gently move you or tell you what is needed throughout the session (such as lifting your arm). Many people just close their eyes and completely relax, communicating if/when they need more or less pressure, another blanket, or anything else relevant to the session. If you have any questions regarding the session or about the particular technique you are receiving, feel free to ask.

How will I feel after the massage or bodywork session?
Most people feel very relaxed. Some experience freedom from long-term aches and pains developed from tension or repetitive activity. After an initial period of feeling slowed down, people often experience increased energy, heightened awareness, and greater productivity which can last for days.

What are the benefits of massage and bodywork?
Massage and bodywork can help release chronic muscular tension and pain, improve circulation, increase joint flexibility, reduce mental and physical fatigue and stress, promote faster healing of injured muscular tissue, improve posture, and reduce blood pressure. Massage and bodywork is also known to promote better sleep, improve concentration, reduce anxiety and create an overall sense of well-being.

Are there any medical conditions that would make massage or bodywork inadvisable?
Yes. That’s why it’s imperative that, before you begin your session, the practitioner asks general health questions. It is very important that you inform the practitioner of any health problems or medications you are taking. If you are under a doctor’s care, it is strongly advised that you receive a written recommendation for massage or bodywork prior to any session. Depending on the condition, approval from your doctor may be required.

Functional Range Conditioning Performance Therapy

How can FRC help me?
Teaching yourself, your CNS, about feeling safe in zones you normally don’t go.
When will I use FRC in a day?
ALL day EVERYDAY. Feeling a sense of tight muscle, CAR’s. Have a wait in the grocery line, CAR’s. Be the mobile leader you would like to be.
How is FRC better than my current mobility program?
It is not. It is about how much better can YOUR mobility be. By challenging your joints, muscles, your body in familiar angles at variable intensities over time.
How can FRC make me a better athlete?
Holistic Strength. Level 1 – 2 FRC. Providing ‘Strength-Endurance” with “Strength-Skill” training, where the CNS deems safe to allow intricate actions at high intensity over extended amounts of time. Level 3 FRC. “The fun stuff” trains ‘Strength-Strength” and “Strength-Flexibility” the connection of your mind to muscle to your soul, granting access of injury mitigated functional range of motion at awkward angles, used to mobilize oneself for movement opportunities. “Flexibility is Capability: Capability is Power”
Who is FRC good for?
Every person who moves and breaths. Even more for those that do not breath or move as much.
Geriatric population would greatly benefit. With increase of body awareness for fall prevention. Proper positive muscle, bone, joint activity to support healthy function.
Youth will gain tremendously with the learned understating of how their body moves outside of the athletic activity. Gaining the effective use of joints to build resilience against early injury’s.
Weekend Warriors get some love from the effective usage of progressive and regressive loads to build muscle tone, fat loss, control of potential strength, cardio workout all in one 75-minute session.