Deep tissue massage is a specific type of massage therapy that concentrates on the deep layers of muscle and fascia in the body, and recommended by many doctors as a treatment option. By using deep finger pressure and slow, firm strokes, deep tissue massage is used to treat a variety of physical ailments. Research from the Maryland Medical Centre has found that deep tissue massage is more effective and affordable for relieving chronic pain than conventional remedies. Deep Tissue massage increases the flow of blood throughout the body. It helps to reduce the inflammation that causes pain. Deep Tissue massage helps ease stress and tension, which has a beneficial effect on blood pressure. It also helps increase the body's production of serotonin, the hormone that promotes happiness and well-being. Deep Tissue massage therapy is often recommended for people who are recovering from surgery. It facilitates the moment of toxins from the muscles and helps stretch tight muscles. The following conditions being helped by Deep Tissue massage. Chronic Pain Lower back pain and sciatica Whiplash, falls, sports injury Repetitive strain injury, such as carpal tunnel syndrome Postural problems Muscle tension Osteoarthritis pain Tennis elbow Fibromyalgia Massage is one of the complementary therapies that is most highly rated by people with fibromyalgia. Helping to reduce pain, elevate mood, and decrease the need for pain medicines, and increase the quality of life for some fibromyalgia patients.