Deep tissue massage targets the muscle tissues deep within the body. This is great treatment for breaking up tightness that comes from chronic muscle tension, pain and muscle restrictions. This tightness can result from repetitive use, injury to muscles or surrounding tissues and just everyday stresses we store up in our bodies.
Deep Tissue massage strokes are typically slow, elongated and gliding strokes. Your therapist works specifically and with intent on specific muscles and their surrounding tissue. Deep tissue massage strokes may be sustained gliding movements, prolonged pressure to a specific area or a number of other techniques that break up the “knots” and restore space and movement to the tissues. You can read more about remedial massage benefits here.
Deep Tissue techniques also are great for improved circulation and lymph flow – all contributing to improved overall health!