Soft tissue therapy is a form of treatment that targets the muscles, tendons, fascia and connective tissues that are underlying the skin.
Injuries such as pulled muscles, strains, contusions, sprains and tendonitis can cause a significant amount of pain, especially on a chronic basis. So soft tissue therapy strives to improve blood flow while also stimulating the body’s natural healing capabilities.
Soft tissue therapy can include trigger point massage, pressure compresses, myofascial release and friction, which is a variety of Swedish massage.
Soft tissue therapy can also serve to loosen scar tissue and tight joints, improving flexibility and range of motion.