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Swedish Massage vs Deep Tissue Massage

If you are new to massage you may not know which is most appropriate for you. Although different in focus, Swedish and deep tissue massage compliment each other. Swedish massage is chosen for overall relaxation where deep tissue is chosen for overall relaxation where deep tissue is chosen for sore and achy muscles.

Swedish massage will focus on techniques to increase circulation and promote general relaxation. Swedish massage addresses the entire body. Muscles are calmed and warmed as oil is applied. The muscles are kneaded and stretched with lifting / kneading strokes and then smoothed, lengthened and drained of excess fluid with long, firm strokes. The process is repeated on each area of the body for an overall calming and rejuvenating effect.

Deep tissue massage is a form of massage therapy that is used to re-alighn the deeper muscles and connective tissues. Resloving underlying problems that can lead to chin and stiffness. When a person experiences ongoing stiffness, tension, or substained an injury to their muscles and ligaments, these form a band of ridged inflexible tissues called adhesions (known as knots) the only way to address these adhesions is through deep tissue massage treatments.

If you are suffering from fatigue, aches and stress, Swedish Massage treatments will relax and refresh you. Deep Tissue treatments are for people who have pain and chronic issues resulting from adhesions, with consistant Deep Tissue Treatments pain will become more manageable