- Gather your thoughts and get up slowly, as you may feel a bit dizzy
- Drink plenty of clear fluids / water to flush out the toxins from your body
- Avoid alcohol, caffeine and smoking for a few hours
- Eat only a light meal afterwards
- Have a rest, even if it’s only for 10 minutes afterwards
- Make another appointment. Massage works best over a period of appointments. Most aches and pains build up over a long period of time and will need more than one appointment for long term improvements to be made
After massage sometimes people experience headaches, tiredness, aching muscles, feeling energised or just hotter or cooler than usual. These are all normal reactions for some people, as massage is actually a passive form of exercise and will soon pass.