Deep tissue massage benefits the body because it uses slower strokes with deeper pressure into the muscles to release tension and to break up scar tissue. It incorporates different massage techniques that are used on various layers of the fascia that surrounds our muscles.
This is one of the most popular types of massage therapy, often found in spas and private practices around the world. Usually, it is used to relieve pain in tight, tension-filled muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and/ or joints.
Specialized types of massage therapy, like deep tissue cost $65-$95 per hour, depending on the location and experience level of your therapist. Spas may actually charge higher prices, even $20-$30 more.
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Many different types of massage therapy help to release stress and worry, but one of the best deep tissue massage benefits is that it releases muscle restrictions that cannot be relieved in a light, swedish therapy protocol.