Deep compression on specific areas of the body that are sypmtomatic. It restores energy flow,releases muscle tension,and helps unblock nerve impulses to achieve homeostasis while promoting healthy functioning of the body's internal organs.
Applied resistance of muscle facia to obtain increased flexibility. It improves range of motion in the joints by lengthening muscle tissue. Muscles are diverted from tight awkward positions to more relaxed state.
The greater pressure of deep tissue massage often deals with deeper muscle layers. In addition to the hands the elbows are often used to break up chronic muscle tension,allowing increased blood circulation to injured tissue to promote healing and soothe pain.