Find a deep tissue massage therapist near Beaverton, OR

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Top 10 Deep Tissue Massage Therapists near Beaverton, OR

Top Pro
5.0
from 23 reviews
5.0
(23)
  • 1 year in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
"Loved Alex's approach to his therapy work. He gave me the best massage I've ever had. I had a 90 minute massage and wanted more! Will definitely hire again."
$80
estimated cost
5.0
from 5 reviews
5.0
(5)
GREAT VALUE
  • 5 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
"I have not had many massages in my life and have always considered them to be a luxury for relaxation and for counter acting stress. And indeed a massage does relax and release stress but I now realize that a massage can also be therapy and a path to recovery for injuries or ailments brought on by routine life. Stephanie is very knowledgable in anatomy and how the body works. She not only gave me an excellent massage but also provided me with simple exercises so I can strengthen weak muscles that are at the root of my problems. The over all experience was wonderful, calming my senses while deeply working my muscles and tendons. I am now a regular client and feel better than I have for years. Kathy"
$65
estimated cost
5.0
from 1 review
5.0
(1)
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Nick has healing hands , he finds the problem , wirk on it and then the pain is gone, i highly recomend him. Thank you Nick."
$70
estimated cost
Top Pro
5.0
from 8 reviews
5.0
(8)
  • 2 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
"I have been struggling with a lower back problem for months and finally decided to try massage therapy. The knowledge, professionalism and overall experience provided by Svetlana far exceeded my expectations. I highly recommend !!"
$90
estimated cost
4.4
from 8 reviews
4.4
(8)
  • 5 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
"Tarrah has magic hands! I don't go to get massage nearly as much as I probably should, but Tarrah definitely made me think about doing it more often, because she made my soreness disappear! I 'll be booking with her again soon!"
$80
estimated cost
5.0
from 7 reviews
5.0
(7)
GREAT VALUE
  • 5 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
"I was in need of a deep tissue massage to try and relax and get back into life. Kyle gave an excellent massage. He adjusted the pressure level and focus areas based on my feedback, which he frequently requested. I will be going back on a regular basis."
$55
estimated cost
5.0
from 9 reviews
5.0
(9)
  • 7 years in business
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
"Great job. Worked very hard and is highly skilled in deep tissue massage. Very kind person as well."
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5.0
from 23 reviews
5.0
(23)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 3 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
"I have had several massages by Kathrina, and I can honestly give her the highest rating! Her technique is very professional and strong, and she is compassionate and genuinely concerned for my health. She is good at deep tissue massage to promote circulation and healing of the tissues."
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5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
  • 2 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
"Mitchell is an incredible healer, really and truly. His work is unlike anything else I have ever experienced- not your average deep tissue. He explained really clearly the connection between emotional state and physical tension, and used some emotional processing tools while doing bodywork (which felt amazing by the way) to fully relax my body and help my back heal. I left feeling like a whole new person, and can't wait to work with him again!"
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5.0
from 7 reviews
5.0
(7)
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Wonderful massage, always. Imuya is very talented, intuitive and knowledgeable and knows the inner workings of our bodies! I always feel that I can breathe more deeply and that I'm not only relaxed but that things have been put back in place to give me mobility, strength and balance. Thank you!"
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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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