If I experience any pain or discomfort during this session, I will immediately inform the practitioner so that the pressure and/or strokes may be adjusted to my level of comfort. I further understand that massage/bodywork should not be construed as a substitute for medical examination, diagnosis, or treatment and that I should see a physician, chiropractor, or other qualified medical specialist for any mental or physical ailment of which I am aware.
I understand that massage/bodywork practitioners are not qualified to perform spinal or skeletal adjustments, diagnose, prescribe, or treat any physical or mental illness, and that nothing said in the course of the session given should be construed as such.
Because massage/bodywork should not be performed under certain medical conditions, I affirm that I have stated all my known medical conditions and answered all questions honestly. I agree to keep the practitioner updated as to any changes in my medical profile and understand that there shall be no liability on the practitioner’s part should I fail to do so.
I consent to any training, or movement advice and do not hold the practitioner liable for injury or issues arising from said advice. Because physical exercise can be strenuous and subject to risk of serious injury, we urge you to obtain a physical examination from a doctor before using any exercise equipment or participating in any exercise activity. You agree that by participating in physical exercise or training activities, you do so entirely at your own risk. Any recommendation for changes in diet including the use of food supplements, weight reduction and/or body building enhancement products are entirely your responsibility and you should consult a physician prior to undergoing any dietary or food supplement changes. You agree that you are voluntarily participating in these activities and use of these facilities and premises and assume all risks of injury, illness, or death. We are also not responsible for any loss of your personal property. You acknowledge that you have carefully read this “waiver and release” and fully understand that it is a release of liability. You expressly agree to release and discharge the trainer or instructor from any and all claims or causes of action and you agree to voluntarily give up or waive any right that you may otherwise have to bring a legal action against the trainer or instructor for personal injury or property damage.
I also understand that any illicit or sexually suggestive remarks or advances made by me will result in immediate termination of the session, and I will be liable for payment of the scheduled appointment.
By signing below, you also agree to the following:
1) I give my permission to receive massage therapy. 2) I understand that therapeutic massage is not a substitute for traditional medical treatment or medications. 3) I understand that the massage therapist does not diagnose illnesses or injuries, or prescribe medications. 4) I have clearance from my physician to receive massage therapy. 5) I understand the risks associated with massage therapy include, but are not limited to: • Superficial bruising • Short-term muscle soreness • Exacerbation of undiscovered injury I therefore release the company and the individual massage therapist from all liability concerning these injuries that may occur during the massage session. 6) I understand the importance of informing my massage therapist of all medical conditions and medications I am taking, and to let the massage therapist know about any changes to these. I understand that there may be additional risks based on my physical condition. 7) I understand that it is my responsibility to inform my massage therapist of any discomfort I may feel during the massage session so he/she may adjust accordingly. 8) I understand that I or the massage therapist may terminate the session at any time. 9) I have been given a chance to ask questions about the massage therapy session and my questions have been answered.
Understanding all of this, I give my consent to receive care.
Precautionary Coronavirus Liability Release Form
Due to the 2019-2020 outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, we are taking extra precautions with the intake of each client, health history review, as well as sanitation and disinfecting practices.
Please complete the following and sign below.
Symptoms of COVID-19 include:
• Fever • Fatigue • Dry cough • Difficulty breathing
• Chills • Nausea or vomiting • Diarrhea • Confusion
I understand the above symptoms and affirm that I, as well as all household members, do not currently have, nor have experienced the symptoms listed above within the last 14 days.
I affirm that I, as well as all household members, have not been diagnosed with COVID19 within the last 30 days.
I affirm that I, as well as all household members, have not knowingly been exposed to anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 30 days.
I affirm that I, as well as all household members, have not traveled outside of the country, or to any city outside of our own that is or has been considered a “hot spot” for COVID-19 infections within the last 30 days.
I understand that this business and my massage therapist cannot be held liable for any exposure to the virus or any other contagion caused by misinformation on this form or the health history provided by each client. By signing below I agree to each above statement and release the massage therapist and business from any and all liability for the unintentional exposure or harm due to COVID-19. Your massage therapist and all employees of this facility agree that they abide by these same standards and affirm the same. We also affirm that we have improved and expanded our sanitation protocols to more thoroughly fight the spread of COVID-19 and other communicable conditions.