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Top 10 massage therapists in Memphis, TN

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The Body Tek, LLC

The Body Tek, LLC

New on Thervo
3+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Graduating in 2022 from ATLANTA SCHOOL of MASSAGE, The Body Tek, LLC was born. In this short time extra training was taking studying cupping, lymphatic drainage, acupressure, deep tissue, myofascial release and sports massage and learning a deeper understanding in how the body works The Body Tek has the skills to help heal the body. The Body Tek, LLC is a dedicated therapeutic massage practioner, that uses a variety of modalities to help the client calm tension, stress and relieve aches and pains in the muscles. The Body Tek, LLC focuses on the clients needs offering the best options to help heal the body
Touched By Lynn

Touched By Lynn

New on Thervo
5+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Hi I am Lynn. I enjoy the art of massage as a healer I offer energetic, holistic, and a form of alternative intentional massage. I am Trained and skilled in sports massage, (pleasure to work on NBA players, Football athletes, Hockey players and all fitness level clients. I offer acupressure, cupping, hot stones and ultimate relaxation techniques. Specializing in mind, body, soul connection I do my best to ensure you enjoy your experience. I look forward to booking a session with you soon. Much Love & Light, Lynn...
Be Happy

Be Happy

New on Thervo
Serves Memphis, TN
Text for more info... much more to discuss about your likes and dislikes. Massage is a treatment which should be relaxing
Aaron's Massage

Aaron's Massage

New on Thervo
17+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
I am a male masseur and I have been practicing for 16 years, and I have had a lot of experience giving couples and individuals massages, in a 2 hour massage I spend an hour on one person and then the hour on the other person, I do alcohols and prefer to come to you if you go to my web page you'll find all the information of my pricing. And further information on my services as well as seeing photos of me if you have any questions call or text I'll answer any questions you might have.
Pamper U Mobile Spa

Pamper U Mobile Spa

New on Thervo
6+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
We bring the spa services to the comfort of your home or location of choice allowing you to relax and enjoy afterwards without having to leave. We enjoy making our customers comfortable and happy with the service we give.
Essential Touch Massage

Essential Touch Massage

New on Thervo
7+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
Allow Us To Deliver That Necessary Touch Of Relaxing Reassuring , And Needfulness Your Body Wants & Desires Most
XoTic Body Contouring

XoTic Body Contouring

New on Thervo
4+ years in business
Serves Memphis, TN
XoTic Body Contouring we strave to give a very Detoxifying rejuvenation to your mind body and spirits. I love to help my clients relax and just rejuvenate their mind body and spirits.

Your Massage Therapy questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does a massage cost?

Massage therapy costs $50 to $90 per hour on average. A shorter, half-hour session costs $30 to $65, while an extended, 90-minute session ranges from $90 to $175. Prices vary by location, therapist experience, and the type of massage. Prices are typically higher for therapy that requires specialized training, such as prenatal or sports massage, or in-home sessions where the therapist comes to you.

Below are the average rates for common massage types:

  • Full body or Swedish massage costs $50 to $90 per hour.
  • Deep tissue massage costs $80 to $120 per hour.
  • Prenatal massage costs $70 to $120 per hour.
  • Sports massage costs $55 to $130 per hour.
  • Couples massage costs $120 to $220 per hour.
  • Hot stone massage costs $85 to $150 per hour.
  • Chair massage costs $1 per minute.
  • In-home massage therapy costs $100 to $130 per hour.

How much do you tip a massage therapist?

Tipping a massage therapist 15% to 20% is common in most areas. Tipping is not expected at medical offices or hospitals where massage is often covered by insurance. If your therapist works for a spa or non-medical office, a significant portion of your fee goes to the facility, not the therapist. While tipping is not necessarily required, it can make a huge difference in a massage therapist's income.

  • Most therapists prefer cash tips since it's immediate and they don't have to wait for it in their paycheck.
  • If you are using a coupon or gift certificate, tip based on the regular price of the service.
  • Consider tipping more during the holidays if you see the same massage therapist regularly.

What are the different types of massage therapy?

A wide array of massage therapy techniques exists today, from slow soothing strokes of traditional Swedish massage to Ashiatsu massage, where a therapist uses their bare feet as the primary massage tool. Common types of massage therapy include:

  • Swedish massage – Long, slow, kneading strokes with light to deep pressure, focused on relaxing muscle tension
  • Deep-tissue massage – Similar to Swedish, but using deeper pressure to reduce pain by releasing built-up muscle tightness, knots, and trigger points
  • Aromatherapy massage – Swedish relaxation massage incorporating essential oils and specific fragrances aimed at helping your mood
  • Hot stone massage – Swedish-like massage using heated stones, instead of just the therapist's hands, to enhance circulation and reduce pain
  • Shiatsu – Japanese massage technique using fingertip pressure on specific points on the body to improve energy flow, or Qi
  • Sports massage – Deep pressure and targeted techniques to reduce muscle pain and improve mobility of a specific area of the body; not just for athletes
  • Prenatal massage – Light-pressure Swedish massage aimed at relaxing muscle tension and stress during pregnancy

What types of massage are safe during pregnancy?

Swedish massage is the most recommended massage technique during pregnancy because it focuses on relaxing muscle tension and improving circulation using gentle pressure applied to the muscles. 

Prenatal massage can help lower stress, decrease leg and back pain, and improve sleep and mood. However, be sure to clear any type of massage with your doctor first, as massage therapy is a contraindication to some medical conditions.

Avoid these types of massage during all stages of pregnancy:

  • Deep-tissue massage
  • Shiatsu
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep acupressure
  • Percussive tapping techniques
  • Cross-fiber friction
  • Pressure on the abdomen

Does insurance or Medicare cover massage therapy?

Insurance may cover massage therapy costs if you have a prescription or referral from a medical doctor. Coverage and requirement details vary greatly by insurance carrier and plan. Contact your insurance provider to confirm the details of your policy in relation to massage therapy coverage.

Medicare does not typically cover the cost of massage therapy unless it is determined to be medically necessary to alleviate symptoms—like swelling or impaired joint function—from a medical procedure performed on the same day.

How do I choose the best massage therapy service near me?

When searching for a massage therapy service near you, be sure to:

  • Choose a therapist or company that is licensed, insured, and has been in business 5+ years.
  • Check their credentials and licensure information. Most states have an online database where you can search for a therapist's license and status.
  • If your state does not require a massage therapy license, look for a therapist who has at least 500 hours of training from a reputable massage therapy program.
  • Look for members of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) or the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).
  • Check out their profile and reviews on Thervo and Google.
  • Ask for references.

What questions should I ask when hiring a massage therapist?

Asking the right questions can help you choose the massage therapy service that best fits your needs:

  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • How long have you been a massage therapist?
  • What training and certifications do you have?
  • Where else have you worked?
  • What types of massage do you specialize in?
  • Do you have experience with my specific problem?
  • Do you offer any add-on services?
  • Do you require a health questionnaire?
  • Do you offer package deals?

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