What happens in Arvigo® Treatments (ATMAT®)
To receive Arvigo® Treatments is not just to have a massage its a treatment, because this therapy gives you the knowledge to take your health Literally into your own hands.
An Arvigo® Therapy Treatment :
It is advised that a course of 2 -3 Consecutive Arvigo® treatments over a 2 – 3 month period is what is usually needed, and is recommended for all genders, but for ladies the best time to have a treatment is 2 – 3 days post cessation of menstruation between days 7 and 10 of your cycle.
What to expect during a session:
Initial Treatment – 2 Hours –
We will take a comprehensive review of your past and present healthcare needs, and focus on the areas which you see as the most problematic. However because we are working on the abdomen we can focus on your reproductive and digestive health which also promotes general health in the body. At the end of the treatment you will receive instruction in Self Care massage for you to practice on yourself, when you are at home and helps to enhance your professional sessions.
Follow up treatments – 1 hour –
We will review how you have been and what changes you have experienced since your last Treatment. You will receive from Jacqueline a full Arvigo® treatment, followed by Jacqueline refreshing your knowledge of the Self Care Massage Routine so that we can ensure you are doing the techniques correctly and consolidating your knowledge to ensure you are practicing them when and how you should. Also at this time we will discuss any concerns you may have.
Consists of you receiving the following routine:
*Upper and lower abdominal massage this helps to improve circulation, lymphatic drainage and a healthy nerve supply to abdominal organs.
*Massage to the back, sacrum and hips to further stimulate circulation and nerve supply to the organs of the abdomen
*Instruction in the Self Care massage and hand outs for you to refer to when at home, so that you can practice and do this massage at home, this helps to enhance your professional session. “With half the work you only get half the results”Rosita Arvigo
*Evaluation of body posture, Jacqueline will be able to take a look at your posture to see if your pelvis is out of alignment subtly, so that this can be taken into account when assessing your ailment and treatments
Jacqueline will talk to you about the complimentary modalities that we use in Arvigo® Therapy to compliment and support your health and wellness. These may include:
Faja – The wearing of a traditional lower abdominal supportive wrap, which you will be taught to tie correctly and how, when and when not to wear it. This is excellent where there are both abdominal and back problems for all genders.
Pelvic steam – A traditional herbal pelvic steam bath of dried herbs which help to warm the organs and help maintain their health.
Castor oil packs – You will be taught how to use them safely so that you do not burn yourself or cause yourself harm. You will also receive instruction in the correct application of them, how, when and what to use use them for.
Lifestyle education. Your practitioner will work with you to address your specific needs and may suggest a course of treatments
*Typically, you will need 2 or 3 professional sessions and are required to address most conditions. Because some conditions will require further attention over a longer period of time you may need 5 -6 treatments or more. Self Care massage at home is a vital aspect of the overall treatment that you will receive from your Arvigo therapist.
**Supportive modalities are recommended by practitioners based on their professional license, scope of practice, as well as client needs.
There is a form attached here that you can fill in and submit to Jacqueline prior to treatment, so that she familiar with your needs and allowing more time to talk when you come for your treatment.