The Content on the BodyWorkbyRafa site and any statements and opinions of our BodyWorkbyRafa team members are not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or more serious treatment of an injury or condition. Our scope of practice as professional Massage Therapists is to manipulate soft tissue, muscles, tendons, and fascia to lengthen shortened tissue, loosen adhesions and scar tissue, improve circulation, improve functionality, and reduce pain. Massage therapy should not be construed as a substitute for medical examination, diagnosis, or treatment – always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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Not Medical Advice. The information contained in this website or provided through our blog, e-mails, programs, services, or products is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment that can be provided by your physician, therapist, licensed dietitian, or nutritionist, or any other licensed or registered health care professional. BodyWorkbyRafa is founded by Massage Therapist, which is not to be mistaken with medical health practitioners such as a doctor, mental health providers including psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, counselors, or social workers, nor are we are holding ourselves out to be in any such capacity. We are not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services or attempting to diagnose, treat or cure in any manner whatsoever any physical ailment, or any mental or emotional issue, disease or condition. Rather, we serve as a coach, educator, and guide who help you reach your own health and wellness goals through implementing incremental, positive, healthy, sustainable lifestyle changes in a step-by-step manner.
Consult Your Physician or Health Care Provider. Our intent is NOT to replace any relationship that exists, or should exist, between you and your medical doctor, mental health provider, or other health care professional. Always seek the advice of your physician, mental health provider, or another qualified health care professional regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health situation, physical or mental health issues, possible or actual pregnancy, known or suspected food sensitivities or allergies, dietary restrictions, or any medications you are currently taking.
We advise you to speak with your own physician and/or your own mental health provider before implementing any suggestions from our website, blog, e-mails, programs, services and/or products about lifestyle, diet, ayurvedic or homeopathic supplement; engaging in an elimination diet, detox or cleanse; performing deep breathing exercises; or participating in any other aspect of a food, exercise or lifestyle program. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or received from us. Do not stop taking any medications without speaking to your physician, mental health provider or other health care professional. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your own health care provider promptly.
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No Guarantees. Our role is to support and assist you in reaching your goals, but your success depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment and follow-through. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result, and you understand the concept that results differ by each individual. Each individual’s health, fitness, and nutrition success depends on his or her background, dedication, desire, and motivation. As with any health-related program or service, your results may vary, and will be based on many variables, including but not limited to, your individual capacity, life experience, unique health and genetic profile, starting point, expertise, and level of commitment.
Client Stories. We present real world experiences, testimonials, and insights about other people’s experiences for purposes of illustration only. The testimonials, examples, and photos used are of actual clients and results they personally achieved. Each client has approved these testimonials, examples, and photos for use in materials to speak to our program, service, and/or product capabilities, but they are not intended to represent or guarantee that current or future clients will achieve the same or similar results. Rather, these client stories represent what is possible with our programs, services, and/or products. Each of these unique stories, and any and all results reported in these stories by our clients, are the culmination of numerous variables, some of which we cannot control.
Assumption of Risk. There are sometimes unknown individual risks and circumstances that can arise during use of our programs, services and/or products that cannot be foreseen that can influence or reduce results. We are not responsible for your personal actions or choices before, during or after any of our programs, services and/or products. You understand that any mention of any product, recipe, suggestion, or recommendation is to be taken at your own risk, with no liability on our part. You accept full responsibility and consequences for your use, or non-use, of any information provided by us through any means whatsoever. Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you, or your family or children (if applicable) or any other person, may incur from your or their use or non-use of the information provided.
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Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of published information on or through our website, blog, e-mails, programs, services and products, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. We are not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced in our website, blog, e-mails, programs, services, and products. Every effort has been made to present you with the most accurate, up-to-date information, but because the nature of scientific research is constantly evolving, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of our content.
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