Deep tissue massage is a pain management technique that helps release an enormous amount of tension in a world where tension reigns on every corner. Deep tissue massage is effective because of its technique – consisting of slower, stronger massage that stimulates deep into muscles. Deep tissue massage will noticeably loosen muscles, elevate pain, and increase mobility.
The pressure exerted on different groups of muscle tissue stimulates circulation in areas of pain. This particular type of massage therapy focuses on realigning muscles and connective tissues. It is particularly helpful for people that have chronic tightness and stiffness.
Hot stone massage is a specialty massage where the therapist uses smooth, heated stones, either as an extension of their own hands, or by placing them on the body while they massage other parts of the body. The heat can be both deeply relaxing and help warm up tight muscles so the therapist can work more deeply, more quickly.
Swedish Massage is the most commonly offered and best known massage technique. This technique focuses on relaxation and rejuvenation of both body and mind. Using massage oils and creams, the therapist uses long flowing and rhythmic kneading strokes to the major muscle groups with light to moderate pressure. Other classic Swedish massage moves include kneading, friction, stretching and (sometimes) tapping. Swedish massages uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension, and create other health benefits.