The deep tissue massage technique is designed to penetrate below the superficial layers of the muscle, making it ideal for treating chronic muscle problems and muscle strains or tightness.
Due to its technique it is very indicated to release deeply all the accumulated muscular tension, especially in people who generate muscular load by situations of stress over time. It is also very useful in athletes who accumulate certain degrees of muscle tension as a result of their training work.
This type of massage is not for everyone. If during the session there are pains or discomforts that annoy the patient it is necessary to end the session. It is also not recommended for those people who, due to their physical condition or age, are not tolerant to this technique. People who have osteoporosis or believe they can have it should refrain from undergoing it.
Why is this type of massage different from the others?
Most massage techniques are focused on producing a state of relaxation of the superficial muscles. The deep tissue massage is mainly directed at the deep layers of the muscles, that is to say those that are part of the base of the corporal statics, reason why it produces a state of deeper relaxation and durable. In addition, in this technique the therapist uses his hands, his forearms, elbows, heel of the hand, etc. So it is likely that during the session feel some discomfort, however at the end will feel much more relieved because with this type of massage have stretched all the muscles and of course the deepest, so that their degree of mobility And flexibility will increase markedly.
How long does a massage session?
The duration of a session varies according to the problem consulted, although in general can be a general massage session in about 45 minutes, depending on the body size and muscular tension that the person presents.
For whom is it indicated?
This type of massage can be taken by all those who seek the goal of relaxing and stretching the muscles of the deep tissues. All people who need to treat chronic muscle problems or who drag an injury as a result of some muscle, tendon or joint trauma. Sportsmen who need to condition their entire muscles to stay in an ideal way to compete.
- People with need or desire to work on the deep musculature.
- Deep contractions.
- Reduced mobility.
- Recovery of injuries (sports injuries, traumas, etc.)
- Injury from override and work-related injuries.
- Postural problems.
- Muscle tension.