Deep Tissue, as the name suggests, refers to the tissue located between the skin and the underlying structure of muscle and bone, and forms a seamless web that covers and connects the muscles, organs, and skeletal structures in our body. This is called the fascia, and it is responsible for maintaining our body’s structural integrity, supporting our posture, and acting as a shock absorber.
Myofascial refers collectively to the tissue and the myscle. Together, the muscle and fascia form the myofascial system. The myofascial system is a totally unified structure that is present throughout your posture without any interruption
Deep Tissue Massage is most useful when someone wants the bodywork to be done to the fascial level. Massage Therapist incorporates Deep Tissue Massage through Myofascial Release, a OPRC massage therapist targeted at the fascial system and posture.
“Myo” refers to the muscle, and “fascial” refers to the smooth tough tissue that covers all the muscles. Myofascial release is a form of deep tissue work or deep tissue massage is intended for pain relief, increasing range of motion and balancing the body.
Deep tissue massage (through OPRC) helps people with poor posture , physical injury, illness and emotional stress. It is also used to treat back pain, fibromyalgia, headaches, chronic fatigue syndrome, menstrual problems, incontinence, tennis elbow, sprains, rheumatoid arthritis, muscle spasms, whiplash injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome. It is also very helpful for athletics and those who have sports injuries. Deep Tissue massage may also be used to treat children suffering from birth trauma, head injuries, cerebral palsy, and scoliosis.