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133 Telegraph Rd.
Bellingham, WA 98226

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Deep Tissue Massage


Deep Tissue Massage is an effective Massage technique and is helpful in healing many ailments. It not only heals but also relaxes the body.

A Deep Tissue Massage is a massage technique which focuses primarily on the deeper layers of muscle tissue, and aims particularly at releasing the chronic patterns of tension in the body, through the use of slow strokes and deep finger pressure on specific areas of the body. A Deep Tissue Massage is the type of massage that is typically used to release chronic muscle tension and also helps to eliminate any existing scar tissue.

Deep Tissue Massage not only let a person feel great, but it is also incredibly beneficial to his health. This is because both oxygen and nutrients are blocked when you are stressed, and this can lead to inflammation and a build-up of toxins in the muscle tissue. With this type of massage, you can loosen your muscle tissues and release toxins from your muscles. You can also improve your blood circulation by it.

Although deep tissue techniques are generally designed for more focused massage work, it is easy enough to learn. The best idea is to start superficially and then slowly ease into the depth of the muscle. It is especially important because each person will experience pressure differently; some may feel soft while others may feel incredibly rough.

As well, if the large pressure is applied too frequent, the muscles may actually tighten in order to protect that area. Not only the person would feel extremely uncomfortable but it can also cause serious injury. This type of massage is also the one, which is most often used for sports related injuries, as the depth of the actual massage can be used to relieve pain and strains from deep in the muscle tissue.

It is used not only in the treatment of muscles, tendon and ligament injuries, as well as that of crippling diseases. It is also remarkably effective for that of skeletal structures that are found to lie deep within the body and which usually cannot be reached with the fingers in a regular type of massage. It basically works by breaking down scar tissue and crystallization which thus helps to restore that of proper muscular balance and bone structure.