Deep tissue Massage is a technique that works on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. This Treatment is the art and science of physically manipulating muscles, tendons and ligaments with diverse skilled Massage techniques. This Massage uses slower and firmer strokes and pressure than other treatments – deep finger pressure that concentrates on particular areas, and follows or goes across the fibres of muscles and tendons. It helps to refresh and relax muscles, increasing the blood flow and therefore the oxygen flow around the body.
This Massage expels toxins in very sore and strained muscles, which helps them to strengthen and heal. Deep tissue Massage is a particularly effective for muscular pain and is often used to treat people who are recovering from accidents or sports injuries as it increases blood circulation in muscles. The Therapist aims to break down scar tissue and “knots” deep in the muscles. This type of treatment is useful for: Back problems – stiffness, tension1 Stress – emotional and work related
Please note that Deep Tissue Massage is a restorative treatment and can invigorate or deeply relax, depending on the techniques used during treatment Deep tissue Massage is a blanket term that describes a number of different therapies, and is often used medically by physiotherapists, chiropractors etc.
Deep Tissue Massage is not advisable: If you are, or may be, pregnant Have a history of heart or respiratory problems Have problems with your joints Have any skin allergies or conditions Please advise when booking an appointment if you have recently had surgery, have an acute or chronic health condition or are receiving treatment of any kind which might affect the type of treatment provided.
Deep tissue Massage is not recommended for people with acute or long-term mental health problems. All Massage can leave you feeling thirsty and needing to go to the toilet more often than usual – this is because your lymphatic system is flushing out toxins. Drink plenty of water after treatment. See separate page for Lymphatic Drainage Technique & Reflexology