FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT IN A MASSAGE TREATMENT?
A typical appointment will include an intake form for you to fill out before coming into the clinic that helps the therapist prepare for and customize your treatment. This helps to provide you with a more effective massage as well as specific home-care suggestions tailored to your needs. Treatment may be done directly on the skin or through clothes based on client comfort, loose comfortable clothing is recommended. If it is required that you remove clothing, you will be modestly draped the entire time.
DO EXTENDED HEALTH CARE PLAN COVER MASSAGE TREATMENTS?
Most extended health care insurers cover 75-100% of the treatment fees. As the patient you should check directly with your insurance provider to find out exactly what you are covered for.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT IN AN ACUPRESSURE SESSION?
Each acupressure session begins with an interview to asses your needs each time you visit The POINT. Once the session plan is made you will lie on a massage table, remaining fully clothed, removing only your shoes. A fresh pair of socks will be provided to you in the beginning of each session. It is important to wear light clothing and no denim so that the practitioner can properly feel each acu-point. The best clothing to wear is athletic pants and a thin long sleeve shirt. There will be gentle but firm finger pressure along the acu-points during the session. Once the acu-points have been activated you will have time for yourself to relax and recharge before leaving the session. The most common experience reported after a session is having a deep sense of relaxation and inner well being.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT IN A BOUTIQUE YOGA SESSION?
Each Yoga session is a combination of breath work, meditation and mindful movement curated for your personal needs helping you connect your breath to your body and quiet your mind. The small group size of 4 students allows time and space for each student while getting one on one Reiki assists. Sessions run in blocks of 4 weeks with one class a week. Bring your friends and make a private group or join an existing session time, giving you the opportunity to build new relationships.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT IN A REIKI SESSION?
Each Reiki session is designed specifically for your needs. You will remained fully clothed removing only your socks and be laying both face down as well as on your back during the session. The practitioner's hands will be placed either on the body or hovering above depending on the comfort level of the client. Reiki balances the energy in the body, mind, and spirit to help clear blockages stored in the body. Many people have reported feeling a warm, glowing, or tingling sensation in their bodies during a session.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT FROM A MINDFUL MAKING EVENT?
Each Mindful Making Event is a unique experience. Local artists design an interactive and fun mindful project to lead the group through. With everything from essential oil workshops to embroidery The POINT will have a Mindful Making Event that speaks to your soul.
HOW IS THE POINT DIFFERENT?
The POINT is a a welcoming, inclusive and healing space. Each session is made with you in mind and the best approach to find your balance in life again. The POINT is different as it takes the holistic healing approach into every aspect. Every session offered is centered around the individual coming through the door. Taking the mind, body, and spirit all into account to achieve the natural holistic way back to balance and health. The POINT has something for everyone and is honoured to be part of your journey.
WHAT CONDITIONS CAN MASSAGE HELP WITH?
Arthritic Groups (OA, RA, AS, Bout)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Nasal Sinusitis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dysfunctions related to stress
Fibrositis and Fibrosis
Iliotibial Band Contracture
Low Back Pain
Patellar Tracking Dysfunction
Poliomyelitis & Post-Polio Syndrome
Sprains, Strains, Synovitis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus,
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome