Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

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Getting a deep tissue massage is incredible for a variety of reasons. At Bonneville Hot Springs Resort and Spa, we encourage our greats to experience the healing powers that massages can have. Our goal is to keep guests’ informed about how they can improve their health and overall life.

Here are some benefits of a deep tissue massage

Reduce Chronic Pain

A deep tissue massage is a great alternative to conventional medicine. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, it’s not only a great alternative, but actually more effective and affordable. Studies show that this therapy reduces the inflammation that causes pain by increasing blood flow. Another way deep tissue massage reduces chronic pain is by alleviating the tight tissue knots.

Improves Blood Pressure

A deep tissue massage can also help lower your blood pressure. According to a study in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, this type of massage has been proven reduce diastolic and systolic pressure in the body. Along with that, it can help increase serotonin, which produces the happiness and good feelings in your brain.

Breaks Up Scar Tissue

If you’re suffering from scar tissue and find yourself looking for ways to improve, consider a deep tissue massage. The inflammation from scar tissue can constrain your blood flow and cause a lack of nutrients and oxygen from coursing through your body. By having this kind of massage, your circulation and drainage strengthens and allows more flexibility.

Rehabs Injured Muscles

If you’re an athlete or someone who stays active that’s been injured, deep tissue massage is vital to recovery. Due to the facilitated movement of toxins from your muscles, deep tissue massage can help you recover quicker. According to the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, these massages can help improve muscle soreness and fatigue, as well as injury prevention and treatment. Athletes also have shown psychological improvement through deep tissue massage, including focus and confidence.

Stress Relief

Stress is a part of everyone’s life at one point or another. However, stress is something that everyone should be able to get rid of as well. Carrying around stress is bad for overall health. This therapy is the perfect way to rid your body of this unwanted stress. By getting this type of massage, studies have shown that it can boost the hormone oxytocin, which has direct ties with relaxing and soothing your body.

For these reasons and many more, you should come to Bonneville Hot Springs Spa and Resort to experience an incredible deep tissue massage!

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