Deep tissue massage is a type of massage aimed at the deeper tissue structures of a muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep tissue massage uses many of the same movements and techniques as Swedish massage but the pressure will generally be more intense. It is also a more focused type of massage, as the therapist works to release chronic muscle tension or "knots" (also known as "adhesion."
One of the basic ideas held by those who practice Reiki is that vital energy is channeled through the Reiki Master to the client to support the body's natural ability to heal itself. Reiki can help clients suffering from low energy, grief, anxiety, chronic illness, and everyday life stress.
Sports massage has many beneficial effects in athletes. Sports massage can be used performance, post-performance, during training or for rehabilitation. Athletes of all levels may benefit from sports massage.