Deep Tissue Massage

We offer various massage treatments for everybody, from pregnant women to athletes.
A deep tissue massage is a form of therapeutic bodywork that focuses on realigning deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue. It involves applying pressure to the muscles, connective tissues, or other structures to increase blood flow and release tension. Iphie’s Massage Services deep tissue massage experts are highly trained individuals who know how to provide you with an unforgettable experience! We hope that this blog post will help answer any questions you may have about deep tissue massages so that you can make an informed decision before booking your appointment with us.

Benefits of deep tissue massage

The benefits of a deep tissue massage include allowing you to relax, loosening tight and sore muscles, improving your flexibility, reducing pain in joints (including the back), and releasing endorphins that will improve your mood. Deep tissue massages also help with healing injuries by breaking down scar tissues or adhesions, which can lead to improved range of motion and decreased discomfort from old injuries. Iphie’s Massage Services experts are trained in how to reduce chronic headaches/migraines through properly aligning bones and muscle structures without compressing them. We offer expert advice on what type of strength of pressure is best suited for each person’s needs, so don’t hesitate!

How do we perform deep tissue massage?

Deep tissue massages are considered deep because they focus on muscle fibres that lie below the surface, whereas a regular massage would penetrate less. Iphie’s Massage Services experts use various techniques, from Swedish to trigger point therapy, through extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology (along with years of experience) to make you feel better after your session!

Risks involved in deep tissue massage

Some people may find it too intense as their muscles may be more sensitive or tight than others. Iphie’s Massage Services recommends not performing any heavy exercise for 24 hours before receiving a deep tissue massage. There is also a risk of feeling soreness following treatment, but this should go away within 48-72 hours if properly iced and rested afterwards. However, we also recommend that you don’t take part in any heavy exercise for 24 hours post-massage.

We provide both male and female massage therapists to help alleviate the risk of feeling uncomfortable during your session, as we understand it can be a very emotional experience for some clients. We will always work on ‘trigger points, which are knots or tight areas within the muscles, with intense pressure until they release. This is when deep tissue massage can become painful, but we will never push past your pain threshold!

Frequently Asked Questions

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What should I expect after a deep tissue massage?

Your muscles will feel very relaxed, your joints will be more supple and you may even find that the tension in other parts of your body has been reduced. You should experience a general sense of well-being for 24 hours post-massage, which can be attributed to increased blood circulation levels as a result of deep tissue massage. It is not unusual for people to have some difficulty sleeping during this time, but it’s worth noting that this usually subsides within two days!
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What should I not do after I've had a deep tissue massage?

We recommend keeping out of any heavy exercise or strenuous activity for at least 24 hours following treatment and advise against drinking alcohol while recovering from a session. Although many customers report feeling refreshed the morning after, the tiredness and pain caused by a deep tissue massage can often be amplified when mixed with alcohol.
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How long does it take to recover from a deep tissue massage?

Typically, we recommend that you allow 24 hours before returning to any heavy exercise or strenuous activity following treatment. The tiredness and pain caused by a deep tissue massage can often be amplified when mixed with alcohol, so it’s best not to drink for at least 48 hours after your session.
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How often should I get a deep tissue massage?

We advise booking an appointment once every two weeks. If you require more frequent massages, then please book as necessary; there is no worry about overdoing the frequency if booked accordingly! Iphie’s Massage Services offers discounts on recurring appointments, which means customers who have enjoyed treatments in our London clinics will enjoy great savings on their next visit-contacting us today could save you money!
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Can you get sick after a deep tissue massage?

Deep tissue massage has been known to clear out the toxins in your muscles, helping you feel healthier and more energized. With Iphie’s Massage Services, we use a variety of techniques for deep tissue massages that can help relieve pain from strenuous muscle activity or chronic conditions such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis. Our therapists are experts at providing this treatment method, which involves locating specific trigger points to release tension and knots around a particular part of the body. They will work with clients on what is best suited for their condition.