Light & Beyond | Health & Wellbeing Services specialise in … Hybrid Deep Tissue Massage. What health benefits can be gained from this type of massage?
Deep Tissue Massage can assist in lowering blood pressure and cortisol levels. [Cortisol is a steroid hormone released by the adrenal glands which sits on top of your kidneys] Deep Tissue Massage can also assist in reducing chronic back pain by loosening the muscles and improving circulation in those areas in the back.
Deep Tissue Massage can aid in the recovery of common injuries like … – Tennis Elbow – Tennis elbow is a common injury where a person has pain on the outside of the elbow with movements of the wrist and hand. The pain is usually localised to the tendon of a small muscle of the forearm just below the elbow. This muscle is used in putting the wrist back into a “stop” position and is active when gripping and moving objects. While the term ‘tennis elbow’ is used because this is a common injury for tennis players, anyone who performs repetitive tasks with their hands and wrists can be susceptible, including office workers and manual labourers
– Temporomandibular Joint Disorder [TMJ] – Your Temporomandibular Joint is a hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are in front of each ear. It lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew and yawn. This can sometimes become inflamed and painful
– Sprained Ankles – A Sprained Ankle can occur when your ankle ligaments are overstretched