Rehabilitative properties of deep tissue massage

Deep tissue massage is primarily used to treat chronic pain and muscle related injuries. It focuses on manipulation of both top and deeper layers of muscles and tissues, often requiring intense, focused pressure by the therapist. Deep tissue massage is designed to address severe tension or pain in the muscles and connective tissues. Deep tissue massage with arthritis. 

Though massage therapy is generally safe, deep tissue massage may cause lingering soreness, so it might be unsafe for some people. Speak to your doctor before having a deep tissue massage if you:

  • Have a history of blood clots or a clotting disorder
  • Are taking blood thinners
  • Have arthritis or osteoporosis 
  • Have cancer or are undergoing cancer treatment, such as chemotherapy or radiation

Deep tissue massage is best suited for people who engage in highly physical activities, for those who have an injury or  for those who have chronic pain. It can serve as an important part of a medical treatment plan because of the benefits it provides. The physical benefits of deep tissue include but are not limited to: 

  • Improved circulation
  • Decreased muscle stiffness
  • Decreased joint inflammation
  • Better quality of sleep
  • Quicker recovery between workouts
  • Improved flexibility 
  • Less pain and soreness
  • Strengthened immune response

Let Bella Lei help you manage your pain. Make an appointment with one of our qualified massage therapists today! 

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