Massage is becoming popular these days for various reasons, and one of the most popular massage techniques is the deep tissue massage. The deep tissue massage is quite different from the usual relaxation massage Perth which we normally get from the spas. The deep tissue massage primarily focuses on the fascia and the deeper layer of muscle. Most of the expert and experienced massage therapist commonly uses firmer pressure and somewhat more intense touch in order to reach deeper tissue and fascia. The belief that deep pressure means pain is not accurate. There might be some discomfort but with the correct technique, a deep tissue massage will not be necessarily painful. Despite some discomfort, there are many amazing benefits we can derive from a deep tissue massage. Here are some of these benefits:
- Deep tissue massage relieves pain
Deep tissue massage is a known remedy for chronic pain that affects the shoulder, neck, lower and upper back and legs. According to research published in Manual Therapy 2014 issue, a deep tissue massage to calf muscled together with the stretching exercise can help ease the pain related to plantar fascistic. Deep tissue massage is also beneficial in treating the pain caused by conditions such as tennis elbow and fibromyalgia.
- Deep tissue massage reduces anxiety and promotes stress relief
Deep tissue massage is known to increase the production of happy hormones such as endorphins, oxytocin, serotonin, and dopamine at the same time while reducing the level of cortisol, the hormones that cause stress. Unresolved stress can cause major damage to our physical and mental health. Stress is one of the top causes of cancer, heart diseases, and hypertension. Stress is also one of the top causes of depression.
- Deep tissue massage breaks up scarred tissue
When we got injured or has undergone a surgery, scar tissue forms in the area where it heals. Commonly, scars are visible but there are cases that scar from deep inside our body which can be painful and limit our movements. A knowledgeable massage therapist knows how to apply correct pressure that will break the bands of scarred tissue and realign these tissues. A properly applied deep tissue massage in Perth can improve your movement and promote a wider range of motion.
- Deep tissue massage can help lower blood pressure
In a study conducted among 263 participants had shown that after 45 – 60 minutes of deep tissue massage a significant drop in their blood pressure was observed. For this reason, the deep tissue massage is recommended as a part of a holistic approach to treating hypertension.
There are many other benefits you can get from a well-performed massage in Joondalup. You may feel discomfort and some pain when getting a deep tissue massage but with the experienced and skilled massage therapist, he or she can massage your pain away.