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Should long-term stiffness be treated with deep tissue massage

Massage therapy includes manipulating soft tissues, such as muscles and tendons, using the hands to enhance blood circulation, relieve muscle stress, and encourage feelings of well-being. Massage therapy by a massage therapist, physical therapist, or other trained health professional is popular for people who have chronic neck pain and stiffness. How Is Massage Therapy Used…

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Is there something else that deep tissue massage focuses on besides connective tissue

Elizabeth Dicke (1884-1952), a German physical therapist, invented the Connective Tissue Massage (CTM) technique in 1928. She had a blood vessel infection in the late 1920s, which caused her right leg’s circulation to be obstructed (Isler). Following back care with stretching strokes to alleviate lumbosacral discomfort, she noticed “a sense of tingling and warmth” in…