The healing and therapeutic benefits offered by massages helped make them extremely popular in every corner of the world. Interestingly, massages come in different forms, an important one being the Deep tissue massage. This particular massage type is often referred to as the healing massage as it helps deal with chronic injuries and pain. However, different forms of the deep tissue massage have also emerged, making it important for the customer to be aware of which deep tissue massage service they would like to go for.

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During the massage session, you will be asked to disrobe and lay down on the table before the therapist comes in. The rooms used for massages are usually dim lit with plenty of fragrant essential oils, to help you feel more relaxed and comfortable. Experienced therapists are aware of how to use their forearms, knuckles and elbows to get deep into your muscle tissue. It might seem a bit uncomfortable initially, but as you hang in there, you will soon feel the blood rushing through our body and experience an inner calm.

Indulge In Different Types Of  Deep Tissue Massage Spa

There are different types of deep tissue massages. Each one applies to a particular part of your body. Ensure that you talk to your therapist beforehand to avoid getting the wrong massage and missing out reaping the benefits of the right one.

  •        Trigger Point Massage

This particular type of deep tissue massage focuses on your legs, feet and our back. This is generally where tension tends to collect at. Qualified therapists will be able to find the affected area, and apply firm pressure using the right tactics, to help relieve the pressure that has built up in these regions.  As the pressure is dispelled, you will experience the surrounding muscles relax slowly.
Man having deep tissue body massage by a massage therapist at Riverdayspa Chennai

  •        Rolfing Massage

This deep tissue massage helps to reorganize the connective tissues in your body. It is often recommended in cases where the customer is undergoing any post injury recovery. Rolfing is often recommended by doctors to help restore the body to its normal form. However, a single session will not be enough to bring about a change, you will need to have repeated sessions to notice the change in the way your body moves and feels.

  •        Russian Massage

This type of massage uses a combination of the techniques used in a Swedish massage as well as a deep tissue massage. The final result is a massage session where the therapist uses their forearms, elbows and even knees to apply force to the problem areas of the client.  The aftereffects of this massage will have you booking the next session almost immediately.

  •        Sports Massage

This particular deep tissue massage targets sports injuries and helps athletes heal faster. With superficial strokes, the player will be able to feel a reduction in the pain and get back on their feet in no time at all. It has even been observed at Body Massage Spas in Chennai to improve the potential of many athletes on the field as well.


Frequently Asked Questions

What services do spas offer?

Spas are known for the massage therapies that are offered. Massage therapy exists since many centuries and offers a plethora of benefits. These days, spa offers massage therapy and other body treatments as well.

What does Thai massage include?

Thai massage therapies use gentle pressure and stretching of the skin and underlying muscles to help relax the body. It offers benefits including boosted energy, lowered stress and improved athletic performance.

What is Balinese massage technique?

Balinese Massage involves deep-tissue, full-body, holistic treatment. The therapists specialized in Balinese therapy combines gentle stretches, reflexology, acupressure and aromatherapy to stimulate oxygen and blood flow throughout your body.

Is foot massage same as reflexology?

Reflexology is combined with massage and is not a type of massage. It is a practice in which pressure is applied to reflex the zones on your hands, feet and outer ears.

What is Deep Tissue/Sports Massage?

Deep Tissue Massage involves applying firm pressure using deep, slow strokes to force the inner layers of the muscles and connective tissues. It is mainly treated for musculoskeletal issues such as sport injuries and strains.

What is the Ayurvedic massage?

Ayurvedic Massage is an important part of ayurvedic therapy. It is taken from the principles of Ayurveda to make a special experience that focuses on stress relief, relaxation and releasing emotional blockages.

What is a body scrub at a spa?

A Body Scrub is a body treatment, which exfoliates and hydrates skin leaving it soft and smooth. It is performed using an abrasive material such as sugar or sea salt mixed with aromatic or massage oils.

What is a body wrap?

A Body Wrap is performed by wrapping the body with natural materials including clay, mud and other organic ingredients. There are different types of body wraps including detox body wrap, slimming body wrap, etc.

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