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Deep Tissue Massage at De-Stress.

Updated: Nov 22, 2022

Questions and Answers.

We offer deep tissue massage treatments in Sutton Coldfield and the surrounding areas as part of our mobile massage service.

This form of massage uses a combination of traditional massage techniques as well as compression and stretching to deliver deep relaxation to your muscles that are sometimes problematic to reach. Whether you’re looking for an all-over body treatment or would like your therapist to concentrate on a specific focus area, our Deep Tissue Massage can help to alleviate the stresses and strains of your hectic day-to-day lives.

What are the benefits of Deep Tissue Massage?

How often do you find yourself uncomfortable sitting at your desk at work, suffering from Neck pain? Back pain? Leg pain? Shoulder pain? Your day-to-day posture, especially if you force your body to remain in stiff, uncomfortable positions for long periods of time can bring on what is known as ischemia. This term describes the effects of inadequate blood supply to an organ or part of the body. When we impede blood flow, we also impede the way that part of the body functions and this also applies to our soft tissues such as our muscles, ligaments and fascia. Muscles can become weak or hypertonic and trigger points can develop.

Our Deep Tissue Massage focuses on inducing deep relaxation in problem areas. We believe that through compressing and gently mobilising the soft tissue we can help to reduce muscle spasms and soreness, a feel-good factor and a sense of well-being.

Benefits include:

* Positive sensation for clients who prefer a massage with deeper pressure

* Decreased tone within the muscles

* Stretching of muscles and fascia

* Successful treatment of trigger points

What differentiates a Deep Tissue Massage from other treatments

Our Deep Tissue Massage offers you an in-depth massage and you also have the benefit of receiving your treatment from a De-Stress Therapist who has an advanced understanding of soft tissue anatomy and physiology. Our Sports Massage is applied in a sporting context and involves techniques such as Soft Tissue Release, Muscle Energy Technique and Neuromuscular Technique. It also involves elements of deep tissue massage, but its primary purpose is to assist in preparing you for your sporting event, aiding recovery and supporting you towards reaching and maintaining your peak level of fitness.

Some of the techniques we use during a Deep Tissue Massage?

Techniques used in this treatment may involve,

* Squeezing

* Effleurage

* Deep petrissage

* Compression involving the digits, fists and forearm

* Friction

* Vibration

* Joint mobilisation and stretching

Who is this treatment suitable for?

This treatment is perfect for anyone who is looking for a deep feeling of relaxation, or those who have tense or sore areas such as the back and shoulders. At De-Stress Therapy, we believe that the body and mind are connected. If you are suffering from acute pain or discomfort or have had a particularly stressful week at work, our Deep Tissue Massage can help reduce the tension, work out adhesions and prepare you for the week ahead.

Will this Massage be uncomfortable?

The aim of this massage is to induce deep relaxation, you should be aware that you might feel some discomfort during your treatment. However, intense pain results in increased endorphins and momentary tension across the whole body and so we always remind our clients to keep an open line of communication with their therapist. Your therapist will work with you and adjust the treatment according to your preference to ensure you feel comfortable at all times.


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