Deep Tissue massage is often performed in concert with other modalities such as Swedish massage. Unlike Swedish massage which is generally used to relax the entire body in one session. Deep Tissue massage is an intense focused massage used to relieve muscle tension.
This is done by working on muscles and connective tissue of regions where a client may be experiencing pain associated with physical activity or physical injury. When Deep Tissue massage is used in conjunction with other modalities such as Swedish massage it allows the client to become relaxed which will maximize the effects of Deep Tissue massage.