What is Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep tissue massages involve applying firm pressure to the deeper layers of muscle and fascia, the connective tissue that surrounds your muscles. It is used to break up scar tissue and remove muscle adhesions that cause excruciating pain and restrict movement. Among the common deep tissue massage techniques are cross-fiber friction, trigger point therapy and myofascial release.

What Conditions Can a Deep Tissue Massage Help With?

A deep tissue massage is good for both your physical, emotional and mental health. It offers many health benefits, which makes it a great way to eliminate pain, improve range of motion and treat an array of health issues, including:

  • Sports-related injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Stress
  • Low back pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Headache
  • Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ)
  • Sprains
  • Plantar fasciitis

How Much Does a Deep Tissue Massage in Coffs Harbour Cost?

The cost of a deep tissue massage in Coffs Harbour can fall between $70 and $130. Massage prices vary depending on the length of the treatment, the practitioner's level of expertise and where the treatment is performed. It is important for massage therapists to make their home visits as memorable as massages performed at the clinic, so as a result, they may charge more for their mobile massage services.

How Many Deep Tissue Massage Therapists are there in Coffs Harbour?

Massage therapists make up the largest workforce of Australia's complementary medicine industry, with roughly 19,000 of them distributed throughout the country. According to Open Colleges Australia, over 25% of massage therapists are located in New South Wales, including Coffs Harbour.

Although the exact number of massage therapists doing deep tissue massage in Coffs Harbour is unknown, research suggests that many general practitioners have received formal massage training, including deep tissue massage, in addition to practitioners with a Certificate IV qualification.

How Many People in Coffs Harbour Use Deep Tissue Massage?

Studies show that Coffs Harbour and other parts of New South Wales have the second largest number of people using various massage modalities, including deep tissue massage. A 2007 study found a high prevalence of massage use across all age groups, with over 27 percent of 353 survey respondents reporting that massage is part of their self-care.