Top 5 Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

Date:2023-1-20 Category:Deep Tissue Massage Author:Rachel

Deep tissue massages have benefits for both your physical and mental health. Massage has numerous benefits for the receiver, makes people an easy way to relax and treat your medical issues.

1) STRESS RELIEF

Deep tissue massage is a great stress reliever. Whether you are experiencing stress at home work, getting a massage is a great way to unplug and relax for an extended period of time. A good massage therapist can help lower cortisol levels and increase levels of oxytocin, which is a hormone that relaxes the body and produces soothing effects. It can also help with physical symptoms of stress, such as tight muscles and shoulders and tension headaches. A deep tissue massage can address these issues and help your body relax.

2) REDUCES PAIN

There are a number of conditions that deep tissue massage therapy can treat. Chronic pain in the lower back, plantar fasciitis, fibromyalgia, and stiff necks can all be treated with massage therapy. Muscle tension that usually occurs with chronic pain can also be lessened with deep tissue massage, as it can loosen the tight tissue clusters causing pain. Research has reported that deep tissue massage is more effective for relieving chronic pain than medication or other medical treatments, and is usually more cost-effective as well.

3) REDUCES ARTHRITIS SYMPTOMS

Deep tissue massage therapy can be used to treat many different symptoms of arthritis, like pain, stiffness, limited range of motion in joints, and sleep issues. Moderate pressure can reduce arthritis pain and ease tension, making it easier for those with arthritis to move around. It can also help with sleep issues by alleviating pain that may keep arthritis patients awake at night.

4) REHABILITATES INJURED MUSCLES

If you have injured muscles, a deep tissue massage can help stretch tight or twisted muscles and can also facilitate the movement of toxins from your muscles. Deep tissue massage therapy is used frequently to treat sports-related injuries. Many athletes are incorporating deep tissue massage into their recovery protocols, as they can help delay the onset of muscle soreness, help with muscle fatigue, and prevent injuries.

5) LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE AND HEART RATE

Deep tissue massage reduces stress and tension, which impacts blood pressure. Massage has positive impacts on systolic, diastolic, and arterial blood pressure. The massage can also increase production of serotonin, which promotes good feelings and happiness.

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Deep tissue massage in ‘Sparkle’ will work out the knots from stressed, overworked muscles and connective tissue (fascia) to alleviate immediate pain, as well as chronic joint and muscle pain. It also promotes faster healing by increasing blood flow and reducing inflammation.Learn more about the benefits of massage and other techniques to reduce pain and inflammation on our blog and contact us today to book your first appointment and get on the road to wellness.