Swedish Massage vs. Deep Tissue Massage

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Swedish massage therapy was invented in 1868 by Dutch doctor Johann Mezger, who applied French massage techniques at the time and came up with five techniques that he found to be most effective on his patients at the Gymnastic Institution in Amsterdam. These are: effleurage (long, gliding strokes), petrissage (kneading of the muscles), friction (firm, … Read more

Why Do I Feel Dizzy After A Deep Massage?

Physical Therapist Massaging the Back and Shoulder of a Female Patient. Over shoulder view of masseur performing deep tissue massage of womens back to release pain

The propensity of deep-tissue massage to allow for faster healing is why this massage technique is most common among athletes, who require faster healing so that they can return to their sports in a shorter time frame after injury. What Should I Do Beforehand? One of the things you should know is that deep-tissue massages … Read more

5 Ways Deep Tissue Massage Can Help You

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Pain Relief With tension comes pain and vice versa. Pain within your body leads to more tension and that causes even more pain. A deep tissue massage can help alleviate the tension and loosen the muscles contributing to chronic pain issues. Deep tissue massage increases blood flow to the area – which is called hyperemia … Read more

5 Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is simply the technique of applying intense pressure and strokes on the deep layers of the musculoskeletal muscle tissue with a view of treating chronic pain. A massage therapist who uses their forearms or palms to apply pressure on the area of focus performs it. Usually, the patient lies on the back … Read more