Deep Tissue uses a medium to firm strokes to reach deep layers of muscle and fascia. Heat or Ice is used to calm the muscles, Active or Passive Stretching is also incorporated to extend the range of motion. Great Massage for Golfers, Sciatic issues, Migraines, Frozen shoulder and Low back tightness.
Deep Tissue is Beneficial for:
- Muscial tension in the Upper and Lower Back, Hamstrings, Glutes, It Band and Quadriceps
- Carpal Tunnel
- Plantar Fascitis (foot pain)
- Frozen Shoulder
- Sport Injuries
- Joint Mobilty
Deep tissue massage works by breaking down muscle adhesions that can build up after an accident or a chronic illness. By applying intense, controlled pressure and friction to an afflicted area across the grain of the muscle, deep tissue massage relaxes rigid tissue and relieves the pain associated with stiff muscles, ligaments and tendons
Therapists may encourage their clients to apply ice to tender spots following a deep tissue massage. Some soreness the day after a deep tissue massage can be expected, though the discomfort should pass in a day.