No pain no gain?  Not true.

Skin Rolling“The belief that deep pressure equals pain is a myth,” says Christina DeBusk of Massage Magazine. Deep tissue techniques can feel quite intense. However giving a painful massage in many cases is not the answer. Many massage therapists would agree that staying with a firm pressure which offers slight discomfort rather than causing pain is actually less stressful on the client allowing the mind to relax and then the muscle.

Check out this very short article called “4 Benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage.”  I think you’ll be surprised at what you learn.

Next Post: Jamie is attending the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professional Head and Neck Summit where she will discover solutions to some of the most common pain problems.  Check back next week!

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