Deep Tissue Massage – What Is It and What are Its Benefits?

Deep Tissue Massage

What is Deep Tissue Massage and What are its Benefits?

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Deep Tissue Massage Using the Therapist’s Elbow and Forearm



Deep Tissue Massages Poolside
 
 
 

 

 

 

Deep Tissue Massage –

  • Firm pressure is applied to the client’s muscles using the therapist’s hands, fingertips, knuckles, elbows and forearms. 
  • Deep tissue massage stimulates the deeper layers of muscle tissue.
  • The goal is to release tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas.
  • The pressure will be more intense and the movement will be slower than in a more superficial massage.

Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage –

  • Increases Blood Flow
  • Increases Oxygen Circulation
  • Increases Mobility
  • Decreases Stress
  • Decreases Chronic Pain
  • Decreases Blood Pressure
  • Decreases Tight Muscles
  • Decreases Toxins from Muscles
  • Decreases Recovery Time from Injuries
  • Decreases Postural Problems
  • Decreases Osteoarthritis Pain



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