Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints).

Overview
Deep-tissue massage is recommended by many doctors as a treatment option. By using deep finger pressure and slow, firm strokes, deep tissue massage is used to treat a variety of physical ailments.
Reduces Chronic Pain
Improves Blood Pressure
Breaks Up Scar Tissue
Rehabilitates Injured Muscles
Stress Relief