A deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), and patients who have sustained physical injury due to an accident.
It is not uncommon for a client to be tender after a session so please take the time to ice the area for 20 minutes.
Deep tissue massage is a used to treat particular muscular-skeletal disorders and complaints and uses a certain routine of techniques and strokes to achieve pain relief.
A deep tissue massage sessions can be intense as a result of the focused work. It is very important if you are feeling uncomfortable that you speak up and ask for lighter pressure.