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Clinical 'deep' massage is not meant to be relaxing but is not always painful.  
Trigger Point massage is not a relaxing treatment but can be mixed in with a Swedish Session so as not to seem so invasive.   60 minutes ~ $75   90 minutes $110  120 min~$140

Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity (such as athletes), and patients who have sustained physical injury. It is not uncommon for receivers of deep tissue massage to have their pain replaced with a new muscle ache for a day or two.The term “deep tissue” is often misused to identify a massage that is performed with sustained deep pressure. Deep tissue massage is a separate category of massage therapy, used to treat particular muscular-skeletal disorders and complaints and employs a dedicated set of techniques and strokes to achieve a measure of relief. It should not be confused with “deep pressure” massage, which is one that is performed with sustained strong, occasionally intense pressure throughout an entire full-body session, and that is not performed to address a specific complaint. Deep tissue massage is applied to both the superficial and deep layers of muscles, fascia, and other structures. The sessions are often quite intense as a result of the deliberate, focused work. When a client asks for a massage and uses the term “deep tissue”, more often than not he or she is seeking to receive a full-body session with sustained deep pressure throughout. If a practitioner employs deep tissue techniques on the entire body in one session, it would be next to impossible to perform; it might lead to injury or localized muscle and nerve trauma, thereby rendering the session 

Never be shy about telling your therapist that you're in pain during your session. This is very important.
 
Our clinical and deep pressure/deep tissue massage is done by Dee.

You can reach Dee at 540-445-0424  ~or~ you can book an appointment with Dee through our main phone number 703-595-6372

Deirdre E. Urrea, LMT