What You Should Know About Deep Tissue Massage
Getting a massage and getting a deep tissue massage are two very different things. Many patients who visit our therapist here at Pro Motion Healthcare understand that it’s beneficial. However, they may misunderstand the actual technique. It’s common for people to assume that in order for a deep tissue massage to work, it has to be painful. While it is true that our therapist manipulates the deeper layers of soft tissue and muscle in your body, a well-trained massage therapist will use warm oil paired with direct targeted pressure to perform a deep massage.
Is A Deep Tissue Massage Painful?
When our therapist begins your session, they will warm the top layers of muscle and soft tissue while applying direct pressure. This allows them to reach the deep layers of muscle tissue without causing pain or injury. The procedure is extremely relaxing and far from painful; most patients emerge from their sessions feeling more flexible, relaxed and energized than ever before.
What to Expect During a Deep Tissue Massage
Not every massage therapist is trained to perform deep tissue massages, and when they are performed by an unskilled therapist, they can and will be painful or even injurious. Some therapists may be over-eager to complete the massage or try to reach the deepest layer in the very first therapy session. Here at Pro Motion Healthcare, our first session with you will be a prep-session that will prime your body and your muscles for the true deep tissue work. This prep-session allows your body to create resistance and increase the benefits of subsequent deep tissue massage sessions. It will also prime your muscles for deep tissue manipulation which will prevent them from tensing up during a full session.
What If My Deep Tissue Massage Is Painful?
Pain is a concern for a lot of people who first visit Pro Motion Healthcare, but you can rest assured that our highly skilled massage therapist will always communicate with you regarding your pain tolerance levels to ensure that you are comfortable at all times. There is some small discomfort to be expected in the first couple of sessions, and that just means that our deep tissue massage is hitting all of the right spots. There is, however, a big difference between pain and discomfort, and our therapist will always slow down or stop the moment you inform us of any pain you feel during the session.
How Do I Get Started With A Deep Tissue Massage?
If you want to find out more information regarding our services, or about deep tissue massage in general, we are here to answer any questions you may have. To set up an appointment, all you have to do is call our office at 705-315-0111 to schedule a time and date that works with your schedule. Give us a call today to ease the stress away with a deep tissue massage from Pro Motion Healthcare.