04 Sep Pressure Point Massage-Back,Neck & Shoulders
Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage – Pressure Points
Like Deep Tissue Massage, Pressure Point Massage focuses on specific areas of the body, rather than massaging the whole body. In this technique, the therapist pinpoints the “problem” muscle and coaxes it with deep pressure to relax.
A pressure point is a tight area within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body. A pressure point in the back, for example, may reduce referral pain in the neck. The neck, now acting as a satellite pressure point, may then cause pain in the head. The pain may be sharp and intense or a dull ache.
Pressure point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. … The results and benefits of pressure point massage are releasing constricted areas in the muscles thus alleviating pain. You can experience a significant decrease in pain after just one treatment. Receiving massage with pressure point therapy on a regular basis can help naturally manage pain and stress from chronic injuries.
Deep tissue and pressure point massages are very similar. The difference is that deep tissue massage uses various traditional massage techniques to work the tissue, whereas pressure point massage is literally looking to manipulate or press on that one point that relieves tension in an entire area (perhaps not even nearby