A deep tissue massage is a massage technique that is used to treat musculoskeletal issues such as strains and sports injuries. It involves applying sustained pressure using slow deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues known as fascia. When done correctly, it can break up scar tissue and physically break down muscle knots that may cause any pain, inflammation or disrupt circulation.
- aids with chronic aches and pains
- aids injury rehabilitation
- improves postural problems
- improves limited mobility
- aids with sports related muscle recovery
Deep Tissue Massage can also be beneficial for ongoing chronic medical conditions such as sciatica, fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis pain.
What to Expect
The massage will begin with some compressions and deep stretches to prepare the muscles. Then a series of slow, deep techniques are applied such as gliding, skin rolling and friction to help realign tissue fibres. I will be using hands, knuckles, wrist, forearms and elbows throughout the massage and although this massage is not intended to hurt, you may feel some slight soreness during and after the massage where muscles are more stiff. The massage finishes with light compressions and deep breathing.
Deep Tissue Massage is available as the following: