Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue or remedial massage derives from the traditional massage therapy first used by ancient civilisations.  It uses the techniques of Swedish massage and incorporates deep tissue massage methods.  The aim of remedial massage is to identify the root cause of a disorder, treat its symptoms and encourage the body’s natural healing process.  Remedial massage aims to improve muscle tension and aid ligament and tendon function by allowing these soft tissues to move freely.  It can also help in cases of injury or chronic muscle tension and can help to break up and eliminate scar tissue and fibre adhesions.

Deep tissue massage is extremely beneficial to your health.  When muscles are stressed, they block oxygen and nutrients, leading to inflammation that leads to a build up of toxins in the muscle tissue.  A deep-tissue massage helps loosen muscle tissues thereby releasing and removing toxins from muscles which helps the body to circulate blood and oxygen properly.

All of the techniques used help to correct the body’s structure and ease restricted movement.  Its purpose is to “unstick” the fibres of muscle while releasing deeply held patterns of tension, relieving stress while relaxing and soothing the muscle.

Deep Tissue Massage is an essential part of body maintenance as keeping the muscles and soft tissue at their peak will help prevent injuries and help the body maintain its fitness and performance.  As many toxins are released during the massage, it is important to drink plenty of water after a deep-tissue session to help eliminate these toxins from the body.