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

Deep Tissue Massage

What is Deep Tissue Massage and What are its Benefits?


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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