Wonder No More

Some of the techniques and terminology may sound unfamiliar, but putting you at ease is an important component of our process. Here are answers to some of the most common questions, but feel free to contact Corey if your particular question is not addressed here.

Foam Roller

Do I need to bring my own roller and mat?

No. There are enough mats and rollers to accommodate a full class of 13 participants.

Can I still participate if I have an injury?

Please email Corey in advance to discuss the type and severity of your current injury.

Will it hurt?

Possibly. There is generally discomfort when trigger points and sore muscles are treated. Always listen to your body and know your limits. In the end, always do what feels right for you.

How should I dress for a foam roller class?

Wear loose fitting clothes that you can comfortably move in. Think yoga or pilates attire.

Where can I buy a roller to use at home or work?

Rollers can be found by visiting www.optp.com. For purposes of the class and the exercises you will learn, you should purchase the full round 36″ x 6″ roller.

Injury Prevention

Do I have to sign up for the entire series?

No, however you do have to pay for the class in advance. Refunds are given if you withdraw from the class with at least five (5) days notice.

Why is this class a good fit for me if I am not a body worker?

It is important for everyone to be armed with knowledge that can help prevent injury and maximize healing. This class teaches you what you need to know about treating injuries and identifying patterns.

Muscle Assessment

What is a muscle assessment?

A muscle assessment is a full body work-up of your muscular system, movement, and posture.

What should I wear to the muscle assessment?

The best option is whatever makes you most comfortable. Typically, this would be a t-shirt and shorts, or loose fitting pants and t-shirt.

Will body work be included in the assessment?

Yes. The assessment itself is a form of body work.

What is the cost of the assessment?

An assessment is $160.00, which includes 1.5 hrs. of appointment time and a full emailed report with results.

Sports Massage

Will I be sore post massage?

It is not uncommon to be a little sore following a session. The best way to manage the soreness is to hydrate and remain active.

Will this session benefit me if I have an injury?

Absolutely. In addition to creating a treatment plan, the sports massage session will be intensely targeted to your specific injury and associated pain patterns.

Why is it important to treat scar tissue?

Scar tissue is believed to be at the root of a majority of physical imbalances. Addressing scar tissue early in its development can help minimize any secondary scar tissue problems. Treatment can also result in reduced stiffness and greater mobility in the affected area.

What do you mean by trauma?

There are many kinds of minor and major trauma that our body can experience. An example of minor trauma is a slight sprain of an ankle. A common significant soft tissue trauma is severe whiplash resulting from a motor vehicle accident. Whether you are suffering from minor or major trauma, it is important to receive immediate treatment to avoid a chronic condition.

Traditional Massage

Will I be sore post massage?

It is possible to experience some general soreness and fatigue post massage. The soreness will generally subside within 48 hours following your session.

Do I get completely undressed for my session?

That is based upon personal preference. The massage can be adjusted to fit your comfort level.

Can I get a massage even if I am not experiencing any pain?

Yes. The health benefits of massage are far reaching. This is a perfect treatment to use as preventive medicine.