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Deep Tissue Massage


Deep Tissue Massage | Pain To Performance SolutionsDeep Tissue Massage (DTM) is a form of bodywork that aims to relieve pain, stress, tension, adhesion’s, restrictions and improve range of motion in the body’s deeper layers of soft tissue. It is a highly effective method for releasing acute, sub-acute and chronic pain in targeted areas due to misalignment, repetitive motions, current and past lingering injuries. There are many other contributing factors that for results from a DTM.

We are none to integrate other forms of massage an bodywork into the session. Not all types of bodywork is appropriate for everyone but we find the most success with mixing NeuroKinetic Therapy with DTM. This improves the chances of feeling better quickly.

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What is a Deep Tissue Massage?

Since the name “DTM” is a blanket name for massage styles that access the deeper layers of the muscles, careful consideration with which form will be used will be discuss with the client. Typically Neuromuscular Massage, Myofascial Release and Trigger Point are forms of a DTM.

Due to the nature of the deep tissue work, open communication during the session is crucial to ensure we are working with in your limits. Keep in mind, with some clients a degree of soreness is normally common after treatment for up to 24 hours. Sometime you might feel worse before better and you also feel the discomfort in another area. The reason for that is because the initial area might be healing now and it allowed you to feel an area that was less significant.

DTM Benefits:

  • Decreases blood pressure and heart rate
  • Relieves chronic low back pain
  • Reduction in pain and reduced need for anti inflammatories.

Scientific Evidence on Results From a DTM