The deep tissue massage is of the same characteristics that meets the Swedish massage but with deeper pressure, working the deep layers of muscles, tendons and fascia.
Deep tissue massage.
The technique of deep tissue massage is indicated to work the deep muscles and is effective in treating chronic muscle pain.
Most massage techniques act on the superficial muscles. The deep tissue massage is directed sharply towards the deeper layers of the muscles, which produces a state of deep and lasting relaxation.
In this technique the massage therapist uses his hands besides the forearms, elbows, etc. It will perhaps cause some discomfort, but then you will feel much more relieved and degree of mobility and flexibility will increase remarkably.
A general massage session will take about 60 to 90 minutes.