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Five Key Benefits Of Medical Deep Tissue Massage Therapy

Updated: Apr 18

As the name suggests, deep tissue massage targets muscles deeper than a standard massage. After applying firm pressure to the body, long, slow strokes reach and relax deep layers of muscles, fascia, and soft tissues. Unlike other massage techniques, deep tissue massage provides more than just relaxation.


Massage therapy has been used in various forms for thousands of years, not just in China. Ancient Hindus, Persians, and Egyptians used massage to treat various ailments. In modern times, you can benefit from thousands of years of practice here in Wellington. Medical deep tissue massage is a technique used to treat common musculoskeletal disorders associated with muscle and tendon strains, sports injuries, and other benefits.


Below is a list of five reasons a deep tissue massage may benefit you.


Deep Tissue Medical Massage Therapy For Injuries And Chronic Pain


A skilled medical massage therapist can help with chronic and acute pain. Deep tissue massage therapy may also help with various conditions, including chronic lower back pain, plantar fasciitis, fibromyalgia, and stiff necks.


Deep tissue massage may also help reduce muscle tension, especially if you are familiar with chronic pain, by loosening the tight tissue clusters that cause pain.


Studies reveal that medical deep tissue massage may be more effective than medication or other medical treatments in relieving chronic pain and is usually less expensive.


Breaking Up Scar Tissue For Elevated Movement


People often complain of chronic pain and stiffness in areas where scar tissue has formed.


Regular deep tissue massages may help break up this scar tissue to improve flexibility and range of motion.


Deep tissue massages in conjunction with Acupuncture are frequently recommended to those recovering from surgery to reduce the appearance of scar tissue.


Reduce Blood Pressure And Stress Relief


Stress can sometimes significantly impact blood pressure. If it occurs frequently, stress-induced spikes in blood pressure can cause long-term damage to the heart, arteries, kidneys, and adrenal glands. However, you can check your stress and blood pressure by getting regular deep-tissue massages.


Massage benefits systolic, diastolic, and arterial blood pressure, as well as the lymphatic system. In addition, massage may boost serotonin, a neurotransmitter associated with feelings of well-being.


Improved Athletic Performance


Athletes may not be aware of how much their tight muscles impede their ability to perform. Participating in team or individual sports naturally causes tension in your muscles, which may become more tense. Both professional and amateur athletes are affected by this.


Many professional athletes seek regular deep tissue massages, and for good reason. After receiving a deep tissue massage, they report feeling better, moving more freely, and having more agility. Loosened muscles may also recover more quickly.


Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation


Deep tissue massage is becoming increasingly popular among athletes to reduce muscle soreness and fatigue and prevent injury. Because overworked and tight muscles frequently lead to injury, keeping muscles loose is essential to injury prevention and facilitating peak performance.


In Conclusion


Having a massage may help reduce inflammation, speed up muscle recovery, and increase lymphatic circulation. Many sports-related injuries, muscle tension, and treatment and recovery protocols incorporate deep tissue massages in their recovery and overall fitness regime.


Acute Acupuncture offers medical and deep tissue massage therapy, acupuncture, cupping, and a range of other treatments in Wellington. The specialists at Acute Acupuncture Clinic in Wellington understand the importance of enabling our patients to achieve optimal health and well-being.


Our team guarantees respect, commitment to quality patient outcomes, professionalism, and patient and partner safety adherence. Discover the benefits of medical deep tissue massage and book your free 15-minute consultation to start your journey towards optimal health and well-being today. Thank you for taking the time to read this Blog Post. Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share this post. If you have any more questions or concerns, check out our Acute-Acupuncture Wellington Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), as we find these help answer most people's questions.


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