Deep tissue is often confused with deep pressure. Deep pressure massage means a constant, strong pressure throughout the session. Deep tissue massage can indeed have a significant amount of pressure behind certain techniques but deep tissue always has a goal.
It is used on ailments like chronic pain, recovery from injuries, limited mobility, postural correction and muscle tension or spasm among others.Once someone receives a deep tissue massage from a well-trained and experienced therapist, they will usually prefer it over other types of massage.This is because In deep tissue massage there is less emphasis on pleasure as the primary goal and more emphasis on altering structure and muscle restrictions. This not to say that the work is not pleasurable. Most clients, once accustomed to the benefits of deep tissue work, prefer the increased degree of relaxation, the alleviation of pain, and the longer lasting benefits. Lets take a closer at the three major benefits of deep tissue massage. Continue reading