Cumby Massage RMT   2726 Kendal Avenue  Cumberland BC V0R 1S0   250.650.9652

Infrared Sauna

The Benefits

 

Infrared Sauna has many health benefits including increased blood flow, reduced sympathetic nervous firing (relaxation) and reduced pain. Clients that use of the Infrared Sauna before a treatment find that it helps them to relax. The time taken to heat soft tissue can in some cases facilitate treatment goals.

 

Please don't consider this option if you don't like heat.

Come and give the Sauna a try. There is currently no fee!

Please read notes below. For more information please click on the email link belo:





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Contraindications

The Infrared increases blood flow and increases body temperature. Clients with any of the following are contraindicated to use a Far Infra Red Sauna:

 

Pregnancy

Hemophilia

Sensitivity to Heat

Fever

Compromised Blood Circulation (Diabetic Neuropathy or Gangrene)

Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Clients should seek direction from their Medical Doctor if any of the following apply:

Blood Disorders

Acute Joint injury

Advanced Symptomatic Heart Disease

Uncontrolled High Blood Pressure

Recent Surgery

A diagnosed neurological disorder including Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis

If you are under the age of 12

Pacemakers or other implants

Prescribed use of the following pharmaceuticals:  diuretics, barbiturates, beta blockers or anti-histamines?

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Do I need to bring a towel and toiletries?

No we will provide a towel, robe, toiletries and access to shower

How long can I stay in the sauna?

Maximum 30 minutes

How does it compare to a regular sauna?

A regular sauna raises the air temperature. An Infrared Sauna emits Infrared Waves that heat the body directly. Initially the sauna will not appear as warm as a regular sauna. After a short time (5 minutes), your body temperature will rise and you will sweat profusely.

Do I have privacy?

Yes you have private use of a Sauna and private room with a lock

Can I listen to music or a meditation potcast?

Yes there is a mini jack to connect your MP3 player or phone.

Can the heat damage your phone?

It is possible that frequent use of a phone could damage the casing and or electronics.  So use at your own risk.

 

How to book time in the Infrared Sauna?

1. Go to book online tab and book an appointment

2. Send an email to tim@cumbymassage.com requesting a 30 minute sauna session

3. You will receive a confirmation email with instructions

4. Arrive 30 minutes before your booked appointment. The room will be ready for you.

 

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