Deep Tissue Massage
What is Deep Tissue Massage
In Deep Tissue massage, we treat and address the musculoskeletal issues. A slow and deep stroke applies sustained pressure on the targeted area. It targets muscles and connective tissue at its inner layer. This massage is intended to break the scar tissue that forms the injuries. It helps to reduce the tension in the muscle and tissues; therefore, this can increase blood flow, reducing inflammation.
The realignment of the deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue of the targeted area is achieved by the regular session of Deep Tissue Massage. The massage helps to deal with strain and sports injuries, chronic aches, and pains. It also addresses the contracted areas problems such as stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders. It is a targeted massage therapy rather than a full body massage.
How Deep Tissue Massage is done?
Before your deep tissue massage, you will be asked for your problem areas. Generally, it is one area, but sometimes it may be your whole body also. Once ready, you need to lie on your back or stomach, under a sheet. You can undress based on your comfort level. The area which needs to be addressed has to be exposed.
The massage therapist would like to warm up your muscles first using a lighter touch. This is done to test your comfort level also. You can tell us the level of pain if aroused during the warming up process. Once everything is assured, they will start addressing your problem area with its technicality. They will begin using deep kneading, stroking with requisite amounts of intense pressure.
The therapist works with the adhesions, which are the bands of painful, rigid tissue in muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Adhesions block blood circulation and cause pain. They limit movement and inflammation. During the process, muscles must be relaxed first in to reach the deeper musculature.
Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage handles a specific problem, works in the area of chronic muscle pain and injuries. The following are conditions where Deep Tissue Massage is useful.
- Chronic pain, upper back, lower back pain, and limited mobility
- Recovery from whiplash, sports injury, and fall
- Works on carpal tunnel syndrome, postural problems, muscle tension in the hamstrings
- Addresses osteoarthritis pain, glutes, IT band, legs, quadriceps, rhomboids
- Tennis elbow, sciatica, piriformis, fibromyalgia
- Tension or spasm in the muscles
- Deals with workout or bodybuilding
Limitations and Side-effects
It’s not uncommon to have some muscle soreness for a few days after a deep tissue massage. You may relieve by using a heating pad or a cold pack wrapped in a towel. In general, it is safe. However, deep tissue massage uses very intense and firm pressure and may not be safe in certain conditions.
Consult your doctor and seek advice from the therapist before having a deep tissue massage. You should not opt for it if you have a history of clotting or bleeding disorder or wounds. You should not go for this therapy If you are using blood thinners or going through with any chemotherapy for cancer treatment. The deep tissue massage may cause a fracture in the case of osteoporosis. It is not allowed in the case of pregnancy.
How to Avail Deep Tissue Massage in Delhi?
Does Deep Tissue Massage have to be done carefully? It is not general massage therapy. It requires specific knowledge and expertise. You will find specialized duty therapists with the required qualifications, experience, and expertise at our Spa.
It is not unusual that people usually find some discomfort and pain during the in-depth tissue massage process. We have designed a communicative massage process to address this issue. This resolves any soreness or pain outside your comfort zone.
There is a proper recommendation session post the massage therapy. There may be some stiffness or pain after a deep tissue massage. It should subside within a day or so following the recommendation of various applications. You need to drink sufficient water to flush out the lactic acid out of the tissues to avoid soreness. Our master therapist will apply requisite expertise of the fingertips, knuckles, hands, elbows, and forearms during the deep tissue massage. You will be guided for breathing techniques to address certain tense areas. Although a deep tissue massage hurts by the nature of its process, however, we have designed the process to minimize it to the extent possible.
It’s essential to be realistic that deep tissue massage cannot achieve Its results at once in case of chronic ailment. We have an integrated program that includes exercise, posture work, and ways of moving, techniques to address the issues. Deep tissue massage is undoubtedly valuable, relieving the pain. The therapy at our spa produces profound release and realignment in the body.