In Deep Tissue Massage deep strokes and hard pressure is applied to massage deep layers of muscle and the tissues surrounding it. This is perfect for injuries and chronic pain. It is perfect for knots in the muscles which are blocking the circulation. The massage starts with a gentle hand and the pressure builds up. It is useful in sports injuries. Deep Tissue massage is suitable for high blood pressure as it reduces tension, and lowers the heart rate and blood pressure.
Reflexology is a type of massage that focuses on applying pressure on points located in the body to reduce stress. The points where the pressure is applied is mainly located in feet, hands and ears. It helps in the flow of blocked energy within the body which causes sickness and other health related issues. Its foundation is based in ancient Chinese practice where qi is believed the vital energy which should be free flowing in the body for optimal health. It is a bit similar to acupressure. It is believed that applying pressure on outer parts of the body helps in improving health of internal organs. Reflexology has many benefits physically and mentally.