Are you looking for a deep tissue massage in Lexington? Swedish massage therapy is the most common type of massage therapy that relaxes the entire body through gentle, rubbing movements. Similar to Swedish massage, Deep Tissue Massage is used to relax the entire body but it is used on the deeper muscle tissue with deeper pressure. Along with the deep muscle tissue, the tendons and fascia will be worked on as well. The fascia consists of is a fibrous tissue and is the connective and protective layer around the joints.
There was a study that found after just one Deep Tissue massage, blood pressure would fall after 40 minutes to one hour. A Psychiatry journal discovered following a massage therapy like Deep Tissue massage actively reduces the amount of cortisol levels. On the other hand, they also found there was a release of oxytocin and serotonin. These hormones increase mood and help with relaxation.
Contact our team at Eagle Creek Massage today to set up your deep tissue massage in Lexington.