Deep Tissue Massage
Who Can Benefit?
Deep Tissue Massage (sometimes referred to as Remedial Massage) can create positive results across a wide range of people and conditions and it has the specific clinical advantage of assisting in a medical, rehabilitation or remedial therapy programmes.
Whether you are just starting out in a sport or you are a professional athlete, remedial massage can help those who are struggling to adapt to a new sport, want to improve their performance or are getting aches or pains from training. It is also greatly beneficial for those who experience chronic or acute pain, headaches, high blood pressure, are recovering from surgery, or need help with stress management.
What is Deep Tissue Massage?
This is a specific use of massage techniques that efficiently treats injuries by removing blockages and damaged cells, speeding up recovery and encouraging complete healing. It is effective in removing scar tissue, and speeds up recovery post-surgery.
Practitioners of Deep Tissue Massage have studied anatomy, physiology, related pathology and the techniques of Swedish massage, heat and cold therapies, and many other related fields. They have been trained in observation and postural assessment, as well as tactile skills to understand where to direct treatment for you as an individual. Treatment involves manipulation of soft-tissue - muscles, fascia, ligaments & tendons - to relieve tightness, pain, and stress, and includes techniques such as Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial release and Strain Counterstrain to relieve stress and tension, to speed the rate at which the body recovers from injury.
How Can Deep Tissue Massage help?
Reduces heart rate and blood pressure,
Increases blood circulation
Increases lymph flow
Reduces muscle tension