Paula Rutherford

Registered Massage Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions
  • I’m in a lot of pain & don’t think I can handle a lot of pressure, will massage still be effective?[+]
    Yes, I can do lighter techniques around the area of pain that will be just as effective and help the healing process.
  • Will massage be painful? I was told only deep tissue massage is effective.[+]
    Massage does not need to be painful, it should not leave you covered in bruises. Deep tissue massage is just one of the techniques I can use, there are many other techniques that can be used for the condition that you have, massage should always be within your pain tolerance.
  • Can you bill my insurance company directly?[+]
    Sorry not at this time. I will give you a printed receipt that you can submit to your insurance company to be reimbursed.
  • Do I need to remove all my clothes for a massage?[+]
    No. You can remove or leave on whatever you are comfortable with. While most people prefer direct skin contact, with changes in massage techniques, massage over clothing can be just as effective and feel just as good.
  • I have used up all my benefits for massage for the year, can you put my spouse’s name on the receipt so I can used their’s?[+]
    No. The person who receives the treatment must be the name of the receipt, otherwise its insurance fraud.