Deep Tissue Massage is a type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. This treatment is for problems areas or injury and it is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas, for example, stiff necks, low back tightness, sore shoulders,etc.
The body is treated using a combination of massage techniques, including soft tissue release, neuromuscular technique and acupressure. The types of techniques used will be tailored to the individual’s needs uncovered in the pre-treatment consultation.
This massage can help facilitate greater flexibility, fatigued or tightened muscles, cramp, frozen shoulder, whiplash injury and help improve recovery time after injury. Some of the same strokes are used as Classic/Swedish massage therapy, but the movement is slower and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain.
This treatment is a specific type of massage which aids in relaxing muscles, increases blood circulation and lymph flow, removes lactic acid and toxins, improves the healing time of strained ligaments and muscular tissue. This kind of massage is also reduces the inflammation of joints and heart rate, improves range of motion and joint flexibility, increases endorphin, strengthens the immune system, decreases spasms, improves oxygen flow and helps to relieve muscle tension.