When muscles feel knotted, tense or damaged a Deep Tissue can provided a soothing treatment either applying it shallow or deep. It can be gentle or harder.
Deep Tissue (Remedial) Massage concentrates on the deeper layers of muscle tissue releasing the persistent forms of tension in the body through purposeful strokes and deep pressure on the tight areas, and along or across the fibers of the muscles, tendons and fascia.
It also helps to reduce and eradicate scar tissue.
Remedial massage usually targets specific areas and may cause some discomfort during or after the massage. If the massage is done correctly however, you should feel much better within a day or two.
The benefits of massage therapy are well known. People who get a massage before an exams or other potentially stressful situations had a significant reduction in anxiety and respiratory rates.
Office workers who get a regular massage are more alert, perform more efficiently and are less stressed than those who aren’t massaged on a regular basis.
Massage has become an integral part of the athletic brigade from sports medicine clinics, to professionals locker rooms and Olympic training squads.
Trainers now believe that massage can provide an extra edge to the athletes who participate in high performance sports and has become a necessary component in a complete training session.
Anyone who stretches their physical limits through movement such as running, golf, swimming, football and racquet sports, strength training and aerobics can benefit from a massage.
There’s another group who engages in daily strenuous activities that are not normally classified as exercise. Mothers with small children for starters, gardeners, delivery drivers and others who use their bodies strenuously in their work.
Including massage in your fitness agenda has a plethora benefits. It helps you get into shape sooner, with less aches and pains. It helps you recover faster from intense workouts… gives relief conditions which may cause possible injury… provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion, and enhances athletic performance. It is also beneficial treating injuries caused during sport or work.
People who experience regular massage therapy claim that they have an increased sense of daily well-being, better posture and more energy.
If you haven’t tried deep tissue massage therapy make a call today. Arrange an appointment and experience the many benefits that deep tissue massage has to offer. With any massage however, it’s advisable to wear comfortable underwear that’s not too tight.