Soft Tissue Massage

Soft tissue massage techniques are aimed at releasing tissue tension.  This ultimately improves the blood flow to the area as well as the balance of the local joints.  There are a diverse range of soft tissue techniques because there are many different tissue types (e.g. bone, muscle, ligament, fascia, tendon, etc…).  The soft tissue techniques either:

– increases the length of fibres thus lengthening the tissue,

– improves the fibres ability to slide past one another thus improving their suppleness,

– improves the fluid movement surrounding the fibres thus improving their resting tone.

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