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Natural Health > Deep Tissue Bodywork

Deep tissue bodywork is designed to relieve tension in the muscles and the connect tissues. The therapy focuses on the muscles located below the top muscles. The top muscles have to be first relaxed to allow deep penetration into the lower layers. Common applications include the relief of chronic muscular pain, injury rehabilitation, reduction of inflammation-related pain caused by arthritis and tendinitis, and recovery after heavy physical activities. (Wikipedia, Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals) A number of therapies are considered to be deep tissue bodywork - myofascial release, Hellerwork and rolfing.

Related Categories: Myotherapy, Hellerwork, Rolfing; Structural Integration