What is Deep Tissue Massage?
A type of massage therapy, deep tissue massage uses deep, slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscle and fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles). It’s used for chronic aches and pain and contracted areas such as a stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders.
How Does It Work? Techniques
While some of the strokes may feel the same as those used in Swedish massage therapy, deep tissue massage isn’t the same as a regular massage with deep pressure.…