Find a deep tissue massage therapist near Elk Grove Village, IL

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Top 10 Deep Tissue Massage Therapists near Elk Grove Village, IL

Top Pro
5.0
from 37 reviews
5.0
(37)
GREAT VALUE
  • 20 years in business
  • 202 hires on Thumbtack
"I've traveled the world, literally, in search of excellent massage and body work. Daniel truly has the gift to zero in on what's aching and he's not afraid to work it out. Great environment as well."

$65

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 40 reviews
5.0
(40)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 8 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
"Frozen Shoulder-I have been suffering from chronic pain in my right shoulder for a long time. It is a work-related injury. I was referred to Bharat by a friend who had already worked with him for similar condition. Within a span of 4 sessions I have experienced substantial relief in pain, improvement in mobility and flexibility. He used massage, craniosacral therapy and electric stimulation to help my conditions.There is a hope that I will escape surgery. I highly recommend him for pain management."

$75

estimated cost

4.9
from 15 reviews
4.9
(15)
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"Magdalia is very good at what she does. As an athlete I have had hundreds of therapeutic massages and this is a 10. Deep tissue where needed, not too hard not to soft. I felt like every minute was used to help me recover my aching body. Magdalia understands the athlete’s perspective as she is a competitor herself. Takes one to know one!"

$75

estimated cost

4.8
from 4 reviews
4.8
(4)
GREAT VALUE
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
"Loved my massage. Environment was relaxing and all my areas of concerns were addressed. I felt the masseuse had a real knowledge of anatomy which she applied when targeting my troubled areas."

$70

estimated cost

5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Loved it!!! Very professional! I finally could work again without pain. My neck is better"

$80

estimated cost

4.5
from 4 reviews
4.5
(4)
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Very attentive person and real professional. Thank you very much !"

$75

estimated cost

4.9
from 8 reviews
4.9
(8)
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
"Excellent deep tissue massage. Daria is very skilled therapist. Also she was very carying and professional."
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Top Pro
5.0
from 10 reviews
5.0
(10)
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"I just had its call "deep tissue" massage from him. My body relax a lot. Thank u soon much."
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Top Pro
5.0
from 12 reviews
5.0
(12)
  • 18 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
"I have many injuries and lots of deep scar tissue, and a physical job. Revital has worked with my chronic pain and given me great relief and greater range of motion. I have had 8 sessions now and am improving, and enjoying my profession with less chronic pain. Excited for session 9:)"
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4.8
from 13 reviews
4.8
(13)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
"Excellent deep tissue massage. I called last minute and was able to get an appointment later that day. Nice relaxing atmosphere. I would use her again and highly recommend her."
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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.

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.

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.

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