But your therapist should also ask about other conditions or injuries you may have. You and your therapist should agree on goals for the session.
Disrobing: Massage at Newark Therapeutic is usually done using oil therefore it my be necessary to at lest remove some of your clothing - if your balance is an issue, and it’s too much trouble to dress and undress we can work around this.
During the massage, you will always be kept covered, observing your modesty and keeping you warm. Don’t hesitate to request that your therapist help you on and off the massage table.
Position and Turning over: Some people have trouble turning over due to rigid or weak muscles. If you feel like a fish out of water lying on your stomach, just ask your therapist to work with you lying on your side instead. In this position your therapist still has good access to massage your back muscles, and you won’t feel helpless or confined.
Massage for Parkinson's is usually very light and soothing as deep work is contraindicated so there should be no pain or discomfort.
30 or 60 minute session are best and try to book AT LEAST once a month.