How Does One Choose the Best Swedish Massage Therapist?



Most people come to appreciate the healing and rejuvenating powers which Swedish massage has to offer, especially when they can experience this at the hands of a skilled therapist. Even though you need to take into consideration the prices and location, your main concern should be choosing the best massage therapist with whom you are comfortable and compatible with.

The process of finding a good practitioner means learning if a therapist has all the appropriate credentials, ask for referrals from people that you know, and are currently undergoing massage, in order for you to better judge the abilities of the massage therapist in question. Some regions require practitioners of massage to be licensed. So make sure you find out what the law is in your area, this will give you a better idea of which credentials you should be looking out for when evaluating each massage therapist.

You can also find out about the reputation of any local massage schools, this can be an excellent indication of how good a therapist’s training is. Start your search by speaking with friends, family members, co-workers to see who they recommend, once you have a list of names, perform research on each one. Should you be suffering from a medical condition, you should rely more on the recommendation of your physician, especially when they have a good working relationship with a certain¬†therapist.

Once you have verified a Swedish massage therapist has the appropriate credentials, in addition to extensive training in Swedish massage, then you can schedule an appointment. Some therapists offer a first-time customer discount, so make sure to ask about this when you make an appointment. A good therapist should be open and responsive to your requests during your massage and should ask about any medical issues you could be suffering from before they begin treatment.


If you are looking for a Swedish massage therapist, call Ronald Patzer Deep Tissue Therapy at (562) 257-8156 today. We are in Lakewood, CA.