Deep tissue massage is used by different therapist. It has many streams like cross fiber friction, cupping, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, etc.
As the name suggests, the techniques are based on affecting the deep layers of the muscles. The technique here too is deep and slow, but the pressure is much deeper, that aims at certain areas of the tendons and muscles. This pressure can be painful too.
- The primary focus is on three muscular regions. The fascia, which we know of as connective tissues, neck region and the muscle along the spine that is the back. The technique sounds painful, where the body may feel a little sore, but the massage actually leaves you feeling relaxed and free from pain. This technique is most effective for Relieving muscle pain and tension. Especially for sports athletes and people suffering from pain due to rigorous activities. It is primarily meant for healing any injuries and problems in the muscles.