Patient & Family Massage is currently offered at Swedish Medical Centers; Ballard, First Hill and Issaquah campuses. This is an in-patient service for patients, caregivers and family members provided in the patient’s hospital room. Therapists can perform sessions in a patient's hydraulic bed or a massage chair.
Hospital Massage is currently available
at First Hill only,
Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday.
Issaquah and Ballard appointments will available again in September. Please see our Home Massage page for appointments in those areas.
Patient & Family Menu
HOSPITAL STAFF MASSAGE
Seated massage is currently available at Swedish First Hill location only.
We provide you with information via your Acuity follow-up email and Stripe credit card receipt email to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. All services are paid out of pocket but most are reimbursed by insurance. Please contact your insurance company to confirm they will take an out of network claim. Only your medical professional can provide a Diagnostic Code. Please contact them directly one is required by your insurance company. Insurance companies can contact us for the massage therapist’s TIN as this is information is not given to clients.
Our services make a great gift and can be purchased online. You will be sent a digital certificate to send to the recipient that contains a code and link for them to schedule at their convenience. If we are unable to see a client in-hospital, the gift may be used toward a Home Massage or at our West Seattle day spa.
Depending on your health status, we may ask you to get permission from your health care provider for massage before our visit. For new mothers, massage is safe anytime after delivery, including C-Section. The style of massage we perform in the hospital is restorative and healing. We offer deeper tissue massage for our services outside the hospital. Our massage has been shown to deepen sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, help with pain, decrease swelling, hasten healing and for new mothers, to aid in lactation.
What To Expect
Our licensed massage therapists are female, highly qualified and trained to work specifically with patients who are in compromised health or recovering. We hire therapists who are dedicated to this passion-based work. They honor the experience and practiced in working within the unique space of a home or hospital room. We use unscented massage oil and offer complimentary pure essential aromatherapy, steam towels and sugar scrub for feet with every session.