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Benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

Massage is known for its ability to help the body and mind to relax. Deep tissue massage is a therapy that uses firm pressure and slow strokes on the skin. Deep tissue massage involves manipulation of the deep layers of the tissue, fascia, and other supportive tissues around muscle and joints. This technique is involved by the trained massage therapists to apply deep pressure on targeted regions of the body. Here are some benefits associated with deep tissue massage.

Eases Pain

Most of the times (apart from serious injuries) massage therapy help to reduce the pain. Deep tissue massage is especially beneficial for people suffering from plantar fasciitis, which is a common cause of heel pain. The deep tissue massage therapy can be used for other pain-related conditions like chronic back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, lower back pain, etc.

Makes Movement Easier

In areas where people have scar tissue, they often experience chronic pain and stiffness in muscles.  deep tissue massage can help to break up the scar tissue by improving lymphatic circulation and drainage. It enhances the flexibility and range of motion in the area containing scar area tissue. Many people recovering from surgery are often encouraged to have a deep tissue massage.

Improves the Function of Heart and Lungs

Massage therapy reduces stress and tension which might impact the blood pressure. Massage has positive impacts that are beneficial to internal organs. It improves blood pressure and stabilizes the heart rate by increasing the production of serotonin hormone which promotes good feelings and happiness. It is highly beneficial to improve the function of the lungs.

Provides Relief from Stress

Deep tissue massage is a great stress reliever. Getting a massage is a great way to unplug and relax. The massage therapy healthily eases the stress. If the stress remains unresolved, it can cause significant damage to mental and physical health. Deep tissue massages also addresses issues like chronic tension headaches. Massages help lower cortisol levels and increase levels of oxytocin. Oxytocin is a hormone that relaxes the body and produces soothing effects.

Rehabilitates Injured Muscle

If you have injured muscles, a deep tissue massage can help to stretch and twist muscle tissues facilitating the movement of toxins out of your muscles. Deep tissue massage therapy is used to frequently treat sports-related injuries. It prevent injuries and also helps to recover muscle soreness and muscle fatigue.

You may enjoy a massage therapy session, even if you have no physical ailments. Massage therapy would cheer you up and improve your general well-being. Book yourself a session with our massage therapists in Edmonton to experience the benefits!