Kinetikos Bodywork Therapy
Kinetikos Bodywork Therapy is a collective of holistic manual therapists who are committed to improving people's health through bodywork -- holistic medicine that guides one's body to heal.
We offer a wide variety of complementary health services, which are highly effective in reducing pain, relaxing your mind and body, and improving wellbeing, especially when combined with each other. It is our goal to provide high-quality healing care; a safe and comfortable environment; and holistic health care information to assist our clients' efforts to improve their health.
Our Protocols During the Pandemic
To provide care for our clients as safely as we can during this time, we have established thorough safety protocols for visiting our building and receiving bodywork.
Symptoms, Exposure, and Cancellations
- If you or a family member are experiencing a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, loss of smell and taste, or any other flu-like symptoms, please cancel your appointment, receive a COVID-19 test, and reschedule your appointment after you are symptom free. Our practitioners will follow the same guidelines.
- If you have been exposed to the coronavirus, or have traveled to an area with high levels of infection, please observe a 14-day quarantine period before scheduling an appointment.
- If you develop illness symptoms within four days after a session, please inform your practitioner of this potential exposure, and we will do the same.
- There will be no charge for last-minute cancellations. When possible, please notify us in advance.
- Please sign our session waiver before your appointment. Do so by selecting the “Change/Cancel Appointment” button in your confirmation email.
Appointment Timing and Arrival
- To minimize contact in shared space, we are closing our front door and waiting room for now, and we will welcome clients in through our back door individually. (We will open the front door for any clients needing to use our ramp.)
- Please text your practitioner when you arrive. Wait in your car until he or she opens our back door to let you in.
- We are scheduling a minimum of 15 minutes between appointments to give us adequate time for our sanitation measures and so clients can easily exit before our next client arrives
- Please don’t bring extra family members to your appointment. For children’s appointments, one caregiver may accompany their child.
Entering the Building
- We will check your temperature when you arrive, and we may also choose to check your blood oxygen levels with our oximeter.
- Wash your hands at one of our sinks or use our hand sanitizer. (In general, please wash your hands before and after every interaction.) Wash hands fully, including the backs of your hands.
- Please use the bathroom before you come to your appointment so you can limit the number of times you need to use our shared bathrooms.
- Please observe social distancing if you see anyone other than your practitioner in the building.
- We are currently requiring that practitioners and clients wear masks in our building.
- Practitioners will be wearing masks that provide snug full-face coverage, are three-layered, and are made out of quilter’s cotton and flannel. Research has shown this fabric combination to be as effective as surgical masks.
- We have extra masks you may use if you don’t have a good one of your own.
- Only touch the ties of the mask to put it on, adjust it, and take it off. Don’t touch the mask itself.
- If you have used one of our masks, before you exit, sanitize your hands. Then remove your mask, fold it in half with the inner surfaces facing each other, hand it to your practitioner, and sanitize your hands once more. (CDC recommendations.)
- Please place your clothing on the client chair as these surfaces can easily be washed afterwards.
- We may chat less in sessions as masks reduce the ease of communication. Enjoy this opportunity to sink into the sensory experience of your bodywork!
- For credit card payment, we will send online invoices to avoid contacting your cards. Cash and check payment may be left in envelopes we’ll have available in each room.
- Support your immune system with practices that are good for all aspects of your health:
- Sleep well, exercise regularly, eat cleanly, and drink adequate fluids.
- Consider taking immune-boosting supplements and herbs. Vitamin D deficiency has been identified as increasing the severity of the coronavirus. Probiotics and fermented foods improve the immunity of your gut. Adaptogens are herbs that strengthen and balance the immune system, as well as stress responses and digestion.
- Check your temperature daily so you know your normal temperature.
- (For women in your reproductive years, your temperature is usually lower during the first half of your cycle, elevates at ovulation, and then is slightly higher during the second half of your cycle. None of these variations should resemble a fever, but are reflective of monthly cycles in your temperature.)
- Pay attention to everyone you interact with so you can easily recall your contacts if you need to do contact tracing.
- Remember to regularly connect with love, joy, compassion, and gratitude in your life.
Best wishes for your good health.
Brian, Casey, Cindi, Holly, Risa, Samuel, Susie, and Todd