How deep is deep?
By Colin Cassidy
When we receive a massage treatment we generally desire one or all of the following outcomes: pain relief, mobility and relaxation. In order to make a tangible change in the tension held within our muscles or how they function, a certain intensity of pressure must be reached relevant to the client's tolerance.
But how deep is deep? How much 'soreness' should we feel to be sure that a positive and lasting impact is made on the muscle tissue?