What is Deep tissue massage? And Top Benefits Of This Massage
Deep tissue massage is the best massage for people who mainly engage with highly physical activities such as sport and for those who have chronic pain and swelling related injuries. Generally, at the beginning of a deep tissue massage, lighter or less pressure is applied to warm up and prepare the muscles for further massage. Deep tissue massage is considered to be the same as Swedish massage but it is not. Specific techniques are applied in deep tissue massage which vary from Deep tissue massage or other techniques. Common techniques are Stripping and friction. In the stripping technique, deep and smooth gliding pressure is applied along the muscle fibres of the body using the elbow, forearm, knuckles, and thumbs. In friction technique, Pressure is applied on the grain of the muscle to repulse adhesions and realign tissue fibres.
Which top five benefits does a deep tissue massage provide?
- Better workouts to increased range of motion
- Relaxed state of mind and make us feel good
- Better sleep with no stress and tension
- Eliminate pain and cure injury
- Improve immune system and lead to have a good health
In case of deep tissue massage, the massage therapist may use fingertips, knuckles, hands, elbows, and sometimes also forearms. You could also be asked to breathe deeply when the massage therapist is going to work on tense areas. This All is included in the massage process, if you will have a deep tissue massage from a well trained or professional massage therapist then at the end of massage you will have a deep relaxation and calmness in your body with also other health benefits.
Deep tissue massage is used to break up scar tissue and break down muscle namely called as ‘knots or adhesion which helps to disrupt the blood circulation in our body which can prevent pain, limited range of motion and also inflammation. The deep tissue massage can be applied in couples massage sessions or with Hot stone massage.
Deep tissue massage generally aims towards a specific problem such as
- Chronic muscle pain
- Swelling related injury
- Low back pain
- Limited mobility
- Upper body pain and neck pain
- Tennis elbow
- Osteoarthritis pain
- Postural problems
Deep tissue massage always tends to ease muscular strain by flushing out toxins from our body. It always tries to improve blood circulation and blow the flow throughout the whole body. It helps to reduce emotional and physical stress and also try to reduce lower body back pain and chronic pain. This Deep tissue massage is also a good and beneficial massage so it takes at least 60 minutes to go through the whole massage process. The Deep tissue massage therapist can also use some essential oils, gels or lotions which are used in the manipulation process.
So here you get to know the plenty of benefits deep tissue massage can provide to our body. If You have 60-90 minutes in hand and you wish to have a massage or spa which will provide you a good relaxation in body then you must choose deep tissue massage by a well professional massage therapist.
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