Deep Tissue Massage
What is Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage is one of the best and most effective ways to treat pain and injury. It uses firm pressure designed to release tight layers of muscles and tissue, which often develops from bad posture, Injury, Sitting for long periods maybe if you are an office worker or driver or from overuse. Restoring motion in the soft tissue, reduces pain, muscle spasm and stress from the problem area. Deep tissue massage is not meant to be painful however it may feel uncomfortable some clients have commented that when working on an area of concern it feels like a good kind of pain , a slow firm pressure is used which is the best way to reach the deeper muscle layers without causing your muscle to resist the pressure but may not be as vigorous as you excpect.
What are some of the conditions DTM is good for ?
Deep tissue massage is very effective in treating chronic problems such as stiff necks, strained or twisted shoulder muscles, lower back pain or stiffness.
What should i expect during a deep tissue massage ?
Trained Therapists may use their hands, fingertips, Knuckles, Forearms and even their elbows to effectively release areas of tension. On occasion you may be asked to take deep breathes to aid at muscle relaxation.
The deeper style of this massage may cause delayed onset muscle soreness during or in the days following the massage this is simply muscles releasing stored tension and will fade within a few days.