A deep rhythmic pressure massage is similar to Swedish massage that eases stress and aching muscles. Deep tissue massage is a massage technique that involves gently but firmly kneading the muscle fibres, ligaments and tendons in order to promote the release of tension. Any kind of muscle pain or stiffness can be helped using deep tissue massage. Ongoing treatment can go a long way in treating muscle dysfunction caused by chronic tension, which can ultimately be a great pain reliever. Improved muscle condition - deep tissue massage frees muscles, ligaments, and tendons of stress and tension that can cause knots, spasms, and stiffness. These benefits improve muscle condition in a way that results in better posture and greater flexibility, which lends to better overall fitness and well being.