Deep tissue massage: let’s get a little deeper, enjoy an experience that takes a relaxation massage to medium to firm touch. The combination of flushing out sore knots with the all the benefits of the relaxation massage to minimize soreness. Deep tissue massage is a massage technique that mainly used to treat musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sports injuries. It involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. This helps to break up scar tissue that forms following an injury and reduce tension in muscle and tissue.
It may also promote faster healing by increasing blood flow and reducing inflammation.
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What is Deep Tissue Massage?
Deep tissue massage is a type of therapeutic massage that focuses on applying deep pressure to the deeper layers of muscles and connective tissues in order to relieve tension and pain. This massage technique involves slow, deep strokes using the fingers, thumbs, and elbows, which may cause some discomfort during the massage.
This type of massage recommended for individuals who experience chronic pain or tension in their muscles, have suffered an injury, or have postural problems. It can also be helpful for athletes and people who perform physically demanding work.
During the massage, the therapist will first apply lighter pressure to warm up the muscles and then gradually apply deeper pressure to work out the knots and tension. The massage may include techniques such as stretching, stripping, and friction to help break up adhesions and promote healing.
The benefits of this type massage include:
- Reduced pain and tension in the muscles
- Improved circulation
- Increased flexibility and range of motion
- Lowered blood pressure
- Enhanced sense of relaxation and well-being
After the massage, it is important to drink plenty of water to help flush out toxins and waste products that may have released during the massage. It also recommended to avoid strenuous activity for at least 24 hours and to rest and relax to allow the body to fully heal.
As with any type of massage, it is important to consult with a qualified therapist before receiving deep tissue massage, especially if you have any medical conditions or concerns.