Deep tissue massage involves slow, deep strokes to target deeper muscles and connective tissues, releasing painful knots, breaking down scar tissue, and reducing any tension present in the muscles and tissues. Before your deep tissue massage, tell your massage therapist about your problem areas. Your therapist can target these to have you feeling better in no time.
While the strokes used in deep tissue massage resemble those of a Swedish massage, therapists use additional pressure to effectively target deeper tissues and address the source of chronic pain or injury. Throughout your deep tissue massage, your therapist will use four main techniques:
Deep tissue massage greatly benefits the receiver's physical and mental health. You can expect your health to improve in the following ways after a deep tissue massage:
Helps lower cortisol levels and increases oxytocin, the happiness hormone, to leave you feeling relaxed and calm.
Improves local circulation and reduces muscle tension in painful areas to decrease chronic muscle pain.
Reduces stress and tension, which impacts blood pressure.
Breaks up scar tissue, which improves flexibility and range of motion around the scar tissue.
Helps with pain, stiffness, limited range of motion in joints, and sleep issues.
Stretches tight or twisted muscles and facilitates the elimination of toxins from the muscle fibres.
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