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Top 10 Deep Tissue Massage Therapists near Brighton, CO

5.0
from 11 reviews
5.0
(11)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 2 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
"I had a wonderful massage from Tayler today and will definitely be back. Her studio is very inviting and peaceful. The heated massage table was divine. Sooooo relaxing. Tayler used a variety of techniques that were just what I needed. I have a lot of back, shoulder, hip and neck pain and very few massage therapists will do the deep pressure that I need but Tayler did. It was that perfect combination of intense pain relief and relaxation that I look for in a massage. Bonus: Tayler's adorable pug, Henry, will lie in his bed and make very cute relaxed pug noises during your massage. Henry has the perfect chill vibe for a massage studio dog and he was just the cherry on top of a wonderful experience. (Although Tayler tells me she can move Henry to the bedroom if his cute snoring disturbs you.) I left feeling relaxed and happy. The massage from Tayler really just made my day!"
$65
estimated cost
5.0
from 4 reviews
5.0
(4)
  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
"Shes the best massage therpist i have had"
$60
estimated cost
5.0
from 8 reviews
5.0
(8)
GREAT VALUE
  • 12 years in business
"Absolutely awesome. She's the ONLY massage therapist who's been able to work out the knots and sore spots in my back. I have worked outside all my life and have tough muscles and a high pain tolerance, so I needed someone who wasn't afraid to hurt me. I also have a fibromyalgia type disease that needs certain areas worked in certain ways and she knows her anatomy and where those muscles, tendons and sore spots are located for the best results. She's Amazing! <3"
$49
estimated cost
5.0
from 3 reviews
5.0
(3)
  • 6 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
"Amanda has done an amazing job at healing several issues I've had for quite a while. Her knowledge of the body and how to heal it is something I've never seen in any other massage therapist. She's getting my body back to where I can return to being more active and healthy."
$44
estimated cost
4.8
from 29 reviews
4.8
(29)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 7 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
"Great massage! Very nice studio and convenient location. I’m still sore after 2 days, so I can tell his deep massages are good. Was very accommodating with my schedule as well. Much appreciated!"
$65
estimated cost
4.9
from 11 reviews
4.9
(11)
GREAT VALUE
  • 6 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
"Audrey is a great massage therapist."
$60
estimated cost
5.0
from 4 reviews
5.0
(4)
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Adryanna provided an excellent deep tissue massage. She was very in tune to how much pressure I was comfortable with during the massage and was never too light. She also provided great feedback to areas I need to focus on and stretch more for preventative health going forward. I would highly recommend Adryanna to help with any deep tissue massage needs!"
$60
estimated cost
5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
  • 11 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Had a great experience. Alex has a perfect level of pressure, at least for me it was, but he is very easy to work with and very open to adjusting hit technique to your body issues. I also really liked the fact that his massage seemed to have a very nice continuous flow as he worked through the massage, very relaxing but also really relaxed my muscles, really noticed it the next day as well. Thanks Alex."
$60
estimated cost
5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
"When I first received a massage from Elisa, I already had a promising feeling I would be a devoted client as she is a devoted therapist. Elisa has always been intuitive, responsive and continues to make every massage experience a life changing one. I get up from every session feeling cleansed, rejuvenated and lighter than I had come. In other words, the amount of release I wanted was matched, and then some. Elisa is not only my top choice therapist, but has also become a dear friend, and I recoomend everyone experience a session with her. It's a real treat! And surly the best thing you can do for your body mind and soul."
$80
estimated cost
5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
"Eric provided an excellent deep tissue massage I had severe pain in my upper neck and back area and he not only relaxed the area but also gave me exercises to take home. I would highly recommend Eric"
$65
estimated cost

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What is a deep tissue full body massage?

A deep tissue full body massage is a form of healing bodywork. At your first massage, your massage therapist will do a brief intake. They will ask you questions about the type of pressure you’d like to receive during your deep tissue massage, any previous massage experience you’ve had, and any injuries or sensitivities you have. You can remain clothed, or the massage therapist will provide draping so that even if you’re not wearing clothes you are always fully covered. Deep tissue massage may be a good option for people with chronic pain or muscle tension. The systematic deep tissue strokes will work to break down any scar tissue or stiff tissues and create ease in your body again. Massage therapists use their hands, forearms, fists and knuckles to knead and stroke your muscles and loosen adhesions. Although deep tissue massage work is intense, it should not be painful, so communicate clearly with your massage therapist so they know if you’re having any discomfort. The national average cost of a deep tissue massage is between $70 and $90.

What is the purpose of a deep tissue massage?

There are many reasons to get a deep tissue massage. A deep tissue massage can release adhesions — also known as knots — that are causing painful tension in your muscles. Deep tissue massage can promote healing and ease discomfort related to illnesses such as cancer, chronic headaches, osteoarthritis of the knee, chronic neck or back pain, depression, and more, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. If you have an old sports injury such as shin splints, or a bad back from an old car accident, deep tissue massage can promote healing in your traumatized and scarred soft tissues and get you on the road to recovery. The strokes and techniques used in deep tissue massage work to lengthen soft tissue structures that have stiffened and hardened into knotty adhesions that allow minimal movement. Deep tissue massage can loosen these adhesions so that long-standing scar tissue releases and you can gain more mobility and more freedom from stiffness and pain. And it just feels good. The national average cost of a deep tissue massage is between $70 and $90.

What is the difference between a deep tissue massage and a Swedish massage?

Deep tissue massage and Swedish massage are both forms of therapeutic bodywork. In both modalities, a licensed massage therapist uses strokes administered with their hands or forearms to loosen and relax your muscles and other soft tissue. These releases can promote relaxation, pain relief and wellness.

Deep tissue massage may be an excellent therapeutic choice for people with chronic pain or severe tension in their muscles. The deep tissue massage technique moves below the top layer of muscle and soft tissue to release adhesions in your core muscles. In comparison, the strokes used in Swedish massage focus on loosening and relaxing the top layer of your soft tissues. Swedish massage produces relaxation and well-being, but if you have a long-term injury or back pain that won’t seem to go away, deep tissue massage may be a better option for you. The systematic deep tissue strokes will work to break down any scar tissue or stiff tissues and create ease in your body again.

Do deep tissue massages work?

Deep tissue massage not only feels fabulous, it can provide results. The massage technique targets deeper layers of muscle and your connective tissue. For its ability to stimulate those deeper muscles, deep tissue massage is commonly used during recuperation from sports-related and other injuries, according to the Mayo Clinic. Deep tissue massage has been proved to reduce high blood pressure and a range of other ailments. Deep tissue and other types of massage are frequently used for relieving stress, managing pain, breaking down scar tissue, relieving muscle tension and improving health. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health cites the following as health conditions for which that deep tissue massage can provide relief:

  • Chronic low back pain, chronic neck pain, and osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Labor pains
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Fibromyalgia pain and fatigue
  • Headaches
  • HIV/AIDS

The proper deep tissue massage may also benefit preterm infant health. Cancer patients may experience reduced pain, increased relaxation, and improved mood.

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