Deep Tissue Vs Swedish Massage

Deep Tissue Massage VS Swedish Massage

Shellie Morin LMT CA: Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017 2:08 PM

Difference Between Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Massage

People who want to get a massage are often confused between the different forms of massages. Even worse, they tend to identify them as the same, when in fact, most massage forms are unique.

This is often the case with Swedish and Deep Tissue Massages. Both types of massage are regarded by some as the same. However, you must read further so you’ll know that the two really are not similar at all.

Conceptualized back in 1812, the Swedish massage incorporates five basic principles, which include: Giving long and smooth strokes; gentle kneading of the muscles; applying therapeutic friction; tapping (otherwise known as hacking); and providing constant vibration. The combination of these techniques ensures maximum circulation and relaxation that develops the