FAQ


How should I dress to receive a treatment?

Sessions are done with patients fully clothed and without the use of oil. We prefer patients wear loose, natural-fiber clothing to their sessions.

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Is the treatment comfortable?

Hendrickson Method practitioners are trained to work within a patient’s comfort zone. They work to treat areas of injury and pain slowly and gently, so that patients can relax into the pressure. They also appreciate patient feedback regarding appropriate levels of pressure. Effective treatments can be accomplished with light pressure and no pain.

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What is the difference between a Spa massage and a Hendrickson Method session?

Hendrickson Method therapists effectively treat chronic and acutely painful conditions in a way that is profoundly relaxing. While spa massages can be very relaxing, spa therapists are typically not trained to assess and treat painful, injured areas or chronic problems in muscles and joints.

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How can I find a Hendrickson Method Practitioner?

Call the Hendrickson Clinic at 510-524-8256 to make an appointment in our Kensington, CA office. Or, go to our Practitioner Locator Page to find a practitioner. When you type in your zip code, you’ll get a list of local Hendrickson Method Practitioners, along with a description of their services, training, and contact information.

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