Each session is given in a very conscious manner based on where an individual is in their journey and with permission of their doctor. Oncology massage is designed to meet the needs of each client, whether currently going through cancer treatments or with long term medical considerations due to oncological history.
Massage for oncology clients has been known to reduce some of the symptoms of cancer and cancer treatments including: depression, anxiety, pain, fatigue,and nausea. It also gives the client the ability to receive therapeutic touch that is pain free; giving their body, mind and spirit a chance to breathe and relax.
Ruth is trained to work with clients to discuss their cancer diagnosis, treatments, individual effects and if necessary to reach out to their medical team to create a safe massage session. Clients will be asked to fill out a detailed health history at their first appointment, and will be given extra time at the end of each session to spend a few extra minutes in a peaceful and relaxed state.