Massage Treatment Room at Natural Synergy Day Spa Parksville
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE

Deep Tissue Massage in Parksville, BC

Completed by our Certified Masseuse, this massage has many life altering benefits. Deep Tissue massage uses long, slow strokes that reach all the way down into the deep connective tissue layers of the muscles. Soothes sore, tired muscle, detoxification, releases tension and pain, breaks down old scar tissue and blockages/knots, improves flexibility, posture, physical performance, faster, more efficient recovery from injury or surgery to muscles and joints. Best suited for chronic pain and athletes.

Deep Tissue Massage uses a variety of techniques including: Shiatsu, Mu Xing, Trigger Point Therapy, and Myofacsial Release.

Deep Tissue Massage Pricing

60 Minute Deep Tissue Massage - $100

90 Minute Deep Tissue Massage - $140

Contraindications of Deep Tissue Massage:

(Please consult your family physician before treatment if you have any of the following)

  • high or low blood pressure
  • diabetes
  • easily bruised (ie: those who take blood thinners)
  • large varicose veins (excluding minor ones or "spider veins")
  • asthma
  • COPD
  • Serious heart conditions
  • Recent serious injuries or major surgery
  • Prenatal/Postnatal
  • viral conditions (ie: cold & flu)

Side Effects of Deep Tissue:

(What to Expect and What you should do about it)

  • Light-headed, fatigue, and possible nausea: drink lots of water throughout the day (adding a lemon wedge will help), eat something light about 1-2 hrs before your appointment (no heavy meals) and 1-2 hrs after, drink coconut water to regulate your blood sugar and electrolytes, drink ginger or peppermint tea
  • Slight bruising, soreness, dull aching, joint / muscle inflammation: apply arnica cream/gel or tiger balm to affected areas, use a heating pad on low setting or "magic bag"
  • Sweating (Detoxing with no light-headed feeling): Drink water with lemon wedge added, shower and sauna
  • Sharp pain DURING treatment: take slow deep breaths in your nose and out your mouth and try to relax, communicate and work with your service provider through the pain (use a "number system"), never hold your breath or "tighten up", take breaks when needed

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