Deep Tissue Massage

MPOWER Physical Therapy

Massage Therapists & Personal Trainers located in Midtown, Nashville, TN & Green Hills, Nashville, TN

A deep tissue message is an excellent way to break up scar tissue and knots. Call us or request an appointment online to get a deep tissue massage in Nashville or Franklin, TN! 

Deep Tissue Massage in Nashville and Franklin, TN

What is a Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep Tissue Massage is a massage technique in which your therapist applies slow and firm pressure to break up scar tissue and knots.  


What are the Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage? 

Massage therapy can improve your physical and mental health immensely. Deep tissue massage may offer the following benefits: 

  • Pain relief 
  • Improved moved 
  • Injury prevention and rehabilitation
  • Joint mobility 
  • Improved blood flow
  • Breaking up scar tissue 


What can I Expect During a Deep Tissue Massage? 

During your deep tissue massage, your therapist will apply pressure to break up knots and scar tissue. Because of this, there may be moments where you feel discomfort.  

A little discomfort or soreness is normal, and it is a good sign that your massage is working! If you have any concerns during your massage, be sure to let your massage therapist know.  


How Will I Feel After my Massage?  

After your massage you will feel relaxed and have some soreness. It is normal to feel sore 1-2 days after a deep tissue massage. Your soreness may feel like what you experience after an intense workout.  


Things to Know Before Your Massage 

If you have never had a deep tissue massage before, you will want to prepare for being sore afterward. Here are some tips you can do to have the best deep tissue massage experience:  

  • Drink water before and after your massage to hydrate your muscles and lessen soreness.  
  • During your massage, keep your body loose and take deep breathes. If you are tense, you may experience more pain or discomfort. 
  • Take a warm bath with Epsom salts after your massage to relieve muscle soreness. 
  • Light cardiovascular exercise to help with blood flow and any residual soreness