1. Be sure to drink plenty of water. Most healing sessions, and especially massage, will increase your metabolism and circulation. Because of this, water is very important in assisting you with removing the increased amounts of waste byproduct created. Leaving that sitting in your body will only slow down your healing process.
2. Follow your therapists instructions. You spent an hour or more having a licensed professional work through your aches, pains and stress. Be kind to yourself. No one wants to move one step forward then two steps back when dealing with acute or chronic issues. Here's a list of 'homework' you may need to follow: