Janne Irlandes' Acupuncture & Massage Therapy

Professional Hands You Can Trust (+63) 917 698 1188

Policies

Scope of Practice and Training*


Trainings include the following modalities and specializations: Swedish Massage, Esalen Massage, Corporate Chair Massage, Geriatric Massage, Xiamen Style Hand & Foot Reflexology, Shiatsu (Japanese Acupressure), Filipino Ventosa, Remedial Massage, Traditional Thai Yoga Massage, TCM Ear Acupuncture for Pain Management and Common Community Diseases, Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture, Scalp Acupuncture, Chinese Gua Sha, Cupping, Chinese Acupressure Tui Na Massage,  and Moxibustion.


Consent to Treatment in Children*

Massage therapy CANNOT be given if you are under 17 years old without the consent of a parent or legal guardian.


Contraindications for Treatment*

There are certain conditions in which massage is not recommended. They include contagious diseases, infection, recent surgery, cancer, open wounds, burns, chilblains, broken bones, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, vomiting, diarrhoea, fever, severe pain, kidney disease, pregnancy, or a history of thrombosis, phlebitis and drugs or alcohol intoxication etc. It is important to disclose all health information on your health intake form. If you have a question concerning a condition please see a doctor before your massage or tell me about your concern. It may require that you obtain a written approval from you physician prior to your session.


Tardiness and Cancellations*

Please arrive on time for your session. I respectfully request notification of at least 24 hours when canceling or rescheduling an appointment so that I may offer the openings to other clients and make the necessary changes to my schedule. 


Hygiene*

As a therapist I will always arrive clean for your session. I ask that you are clean and free from heavy odors upon arrival for your session. If you exercise prior to your massage session, please shower prior to session and allow time for cool down.


Confidentiality*

I will respect your privacy and your session will remain completely confidential, unless you request otherwise. I will then obtain written permission from you in order to share your personal information.


Hiring Me*

All appointments are accepted by SMS, EMAIL and of course through my Booking forms. I strongly recommend making an advanced reservation to guarantee my time with you as I do have busy schedules and to avoid disappointments assisting you in planning a program that best suits your needs.


Payment*

Payment is expected in full and in cash basis only in Philippine Peso (PHP) but I am open to receive in USD, AUD, EURO, GBP, CNY, JPY, SGD, KRW, HKD and TWD at the time of the service. No exceptions.


Draping*

During your session you will be securely draped except for the part of the body that I will be working on. As a client, you have the option of disrobing completely or to your comfort level. You will be provided complete privacy to robe and disrobe.


Your First Session*

Your first session will include a consultation to ensure a safe and successful session. During that time I will discuss your health intake form, goals for the session and I will answer any questions you may have about the session. This is your session and I am happy to satisfy your requests as long as the request remains within the scope of practice for massage therapy. Please inform me if you need an adjustment in pressure or technique to better benefit you. If there is an area of your body that you would like me to spend more or less time on please let me know.


Client/Therapist Relationship*

Therapist does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender and sexual preferences. Relationships between the therapist and clients are strictly professional and therapeutic in nature;  therefore the therapist reserves the right to end a session at any time for inappropriate behavior like  in the case of sexual innuendo or advances from client, and client has same right in instance of sexual advances or innuendo from therapist.