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Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a massaging procedure to treat muscle strain, sports injury, and any musculoskeletal problems. Here a sustained slow, deep pressure is applied targeting the deep layers of muscle. The pressure applied breaks the scar tissue formed after an injury and reduces the muscle and tissue tension. It increases the blood supply to the region thereby enhancing healing and reducing inflammation.

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Is it normal to experinece pain after deep tissue massage to tight calf muscles?

Query: Hello doctor, I was suffering from minor Achilles tendinopathy and visited a physiotherapist today to get it checked. During the session, he performed some deep tissue massage on the calf (which was very tight) to relax it, which was very painful. After the massage, I experienced sharp pains while w...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. Sometimes, usually, they try to break the trigger points, and it would have caused discomfort. The technique itself is pro-inflammatory techniques and will induce some more inflammation so that healing happens. So do not worry. Now, I request yo...  Read Full »

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