Deep Tissue Massage

An essential treatment to help restore health. Your therapist will use deeper pressure massage techniques are focused on specific muscle groups. A deep tissue massage can help ease pain, strengthen and tone muscles, and result in you feeling more supple and rejuvenated.

 

What are the benefits of having a deep tissue massage?

 

Along with the benefits of classic massage, a deep tissue massage can also help with:

 

1. Strengthening of deeper muscle fibres and tissue, such as ligaments and tendons.
2. Alleviating chronic muscle spasms often brought on by busy London lifestyles such as working at a desk for hours on end.
3. Repetitive strain injuries also brought on by many consecutive hours typing on keyboards.
4. Improvements in your posture and general well-being.

What types of massage techniques are used in a deep tissue massage?

Pressure (or trigger) points are located all over your body. A properly trained massage therapist is able to locate these and then apply focused deeper pressure. Most commonly the ball of the thumb, fingertips or heel of the hand are used to apply the necessary force. To get even deeper into the muscles, your therapist may also use her knuckles or elbows.

 

Each of us has our own natural threshold for pain. If at any time, during your deep tissue massage, you feel uncomfortable or in pain always feel free to immediately inform your masseuse. She will then reassess and adjust her treatment to ensure you are always comfortable.

Is deep tissue massage painful?

From the various types of massage therapy that are available, this is one that may leave you feeling a little sore the day after. The pain should not be too uncomfortable either during the treatment or after and the soreness is simply a side effect of toxins being worked out of your body.