Therapeutic Massage Therapy Sessions

What to Expect

Massage therapy has been associated with a variety of health benefits, both physical and mental. According to the Mayo Clinic, some of the physical benefits of massage therapy include improved circulation, decreased muscle stiffness, decreased joint inflammation, better quality of sleep, quicker recovery between workouts, improved flexibility, less pain and soreness, and strengthened immune response. Additionally, it has been found to help reduce stress, lower anxiety, improve mood, and increase relaxation, as well as provide mental health benefits. Research from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) suggests that massage therapy may be helpful for conditions such as low-back pain, osteoarthritis, and fibromyalgia, with some studies showing positive effects on pain reduction and improved self-reported physical functioning.

We promise, you will find A Noticed Difference in your Massage visit with us!

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“Wow, such an amazing experience with Ja’Net at A Noticed Difference! She took the time to listen, understand, and deliver high-quality tailored massage therapy to my 32+ week pregnant body that REALLY needed it. Highly highly recommend!”
“This place is named appropriately! I’ve had a variety of massages and my visit this afternoon with Erin was amazing and among the best. The session focused on my chronic areas and almost immediately I felt relief. I would definitely recommend.”
“The relaxing environment wraps you in a warm hug. This is not some hoity-toity massage parlor and is a boutique style establishment. The therapists here at A Noticed Difference are professional and know massage techniques that diminish those knots. I definitely feel this unique massage place made a difference in my pain levels. I would recommend giving them a chance!”
“By far, this is one of the best massage establishments I’ve been to. The communication from the staff, regarding scheduling, was really nice and helpful. The place was easy to find. Everyone was super nice and friendly. As a new patient/client, I had a session with Leah, and she was outstanding. Leah’s knowledge and personableness were genuine, unlike other therapists that I’ve seen in the past. I’d definitely recommend this place to anyone who’s in the San Antonio area. Leah, et al., are truly life givers and healers, and they are exemplars of what a massage therapy place should be in all facets (e.g., customer service, personable, massages unique to one’s needs, etc.).”
“My first appointment and I’ll definitely be returning. I spend a lot of time sitting at a computer and my shoulders and mid-back suffer the brunt of it. The location is clean, quiet and welcoming. The correspondence is timely, personal, and friendly. Erin was amazing! I typically seek firm, deep massages and she was skilled at recognizing the trouble spots and meticulous in loosening and releasing the tension. Very friendly and professional. Exceeded my expectations.”

We will work with you to formulate the best frequency of visits to deliver the most optimal and LASTING BENEFITS AND OUTCOMES to your health and wellness goals.

Lastly, we want to ensure all communications regarding our office policies and procedures and your appointment are sent and received beforehand, so you can RELAX when you leave your Massage.

Booking Policies:

Upon booking, we do require prepayment for your upcoming appointment, or to leave a card on file. We WILL CHARGE the card on file in the event of a late cancel or no show of your scheduled appointment. You may pay with any other form of payment when you come in if you so chose. Please remember, payment is due at the end of your service visit.

Client Payments:

All promotional package’s, Gift Certificates, and prepaid promotional services expire one year from their purchase date, unless noted otherwise. Any remaining amounts become a non-refundable store credit.

Moreover, all rendered services are non-refundable, INCLUDING any cancellation fees.

Furthermore, gratuities are highly appreciated, although NOT required. Your referrals of friends and family is the BEST GRATUITY we could receive.

Lastly, we reserve the right to turn away clients that are disrespectful to our profession and/or do not follow our office policies.

Cancellation Policy:

In our desire to be effective and respectful to ALL clients and staff time and availability, the following policies are honored:

  • 24-hour advance notice is required when cancelling/rescheduling an appointment.
  • If you are unable to give 24-hour advance notice to your scheduled appointment time, the prepaid service missed will be forfeited OR you will be charged to the card on file for the full amount for the missed appointment.
  • If you are late to your appointment we will work with the remaining time you have left.
  • Late reschedules, within 24 hours of your current scheduled appointment time, will also result in a charge for the missed appointment slot.

Additional details:

All appointments are scheduled for you to have the full hands-on massage time of 30, 60, 90, or 2-hour session. Please arrive 5-10 minutes before your session, to ensure a smooth check in.

Understand that, if you are late, we are unable to extend the appointment time due to the next appointment following yours.

We appreciate and respect your time and understanding in this manner and we look forward to working with you!

Frequently Asked Questions

Please read our commonly asked questions, to best enjoy your visit with us!

You will disrobe to your comfort level for your session. All areas of your body will be covered appropriately as each area is addressed.

If the type of work you are needing requires you to wear workout shorts and a sports top you will be notified prior to your session.

On your first visit, we will ask for you to complete your health history forms. These forms are emailed to you prior to your appointment. Please submit this paperwork prior to your appointment.

Your therapist will consult with you prior to your session to discuss any health concerns and/or muscular issues you may be having. Your therapist will explain how she can help you achieve the most relaxation and/or pain relief from your massage session for today. 

During your session, you may be asked to move/lift slightly depending on the therapy techniques provided.

It is recommended to receiving a Therapeutic Massage in a four to six-week time frame, with more frequent visits being necessary as muscular issues arise.

The benefits of massage can be experienced long after you leave the table. We strongly recommend balancing your overall health and wellness with:

  • Consuming a full and balanced diet that meets YOUR nutritional demands
  • Engaging in physical activity that meets your capabilities and overall wellness goals
  • Taking time to process through the mental strain through offloading in your daily activities 

We want to ensure the best outcomes for each session, so we are happy to refer you to another practitioner when necessary. 

Remember, Massage therapy is only ONE part of your overall health and wellness regimen.

Visit our latest research tab to learn more about the benefits of massage.

Yes, we ask that you provide us pertinent information so we may contact you. We will ask relevant information to your health history as it would pertain to receiving a massage.

Each client accrues points for our loyalty rewards system, so having your own account will give you the perks of being a regular client with us!

We accept all major credit and debit cards as well as cash, or check for rendered services, due at the end of your session.

We also accept HSA/FSA cards as we are classified providers of a prescribed healthcare service. We will gladly provide documentation and receipt of paid services for reimbursement.  

Yes, we are happy to provide our services in the form of a fully clothed chair or table massage for any office wellness event or corporate employee wellness benefit.

Please send us an email at [email protected] regarding your event request. 

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