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Top 10 deep tissue massage therapists in Phoenix, AZ

Clients agree: these therapists are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Relax, Revive & Thrive

Relax, Revive & Thrive

5.0(4)
16 hires on Thervo
8+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
Perry S. says, "Extremely professional and caring. Understands the need of the client." Read more
Www.FindAMassageTherapist.com

Www.FindAMassageTherapist.com

New on Thervo
3 hires on Thervo
17+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
I'm THE BEST BET IN THE WEST..... 2000 Nevada SchooL of Massage Therapy DV01 PRO MT COMPLETION CERTIFICATE GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT TRIGGER POINT THERAPY & ANATOMY 2001 NCTMB 295752-00 & AMTA NV.LMT.722 member 107954 + AZLMT#09539 PROF 1326980 2001-2003 Steiner Liesure LTD. ELemis Spa Las Vegas, NV. 89117 ALaddin Resort/PLanet Hollywood Casino, HoteL, Desert Passage Shoppes 2005-2006 THE Mirage SaLon & Spa at The Mirage Hard Rock HoteL & Casino Las Vegas, NV. LMT, AMTA, NCTMB 2007-2009 NARANDE SPA THE Buttes Marriot Tempe AZ. Resort hoteL UPTOWN CHIROPRACTIC 4000 N. CENTRAL AVE. #1020 PHX, AZ. 85013 CHIROPRACTIC REHAB THERAPIST/LMT TRIGGE
Natty's Therapy

Natty's Therapy

5.0(3)
6 hires on Thervo
4+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
Karthik B. says, "Natty was punctual, professional & kind. It was a nice and relaxing massage. Will definitely come back again." Read more
Transcending Massage Therapy

Transcending Massage Therapy

New on Thervo
6+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
I’ve been a therapist for 6 years now my mission is to promote relaxation, stress relief, and a pain free lifestyle though therapeutic massage and bodywork while supporting you in healing yourself holistically. Massage will Improve circulation, decreased muscle stiffness, decreased joint inflammation, better quality of sleep and improve the work of the immune system. I’m a certified medical massage therapist, trained in orthopedics massage and trained in neural reset therapy.
Zen Botanicals Massage Therapy Clinic

Zen Botanicals Massage Therapy Clinic

5.0Exceptional(15)
21 hires on Thervo
14+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
Lisa H. says, "My massage at Zen Botanicals was excellent. Miguel listened to what I needed and provided a comfortable experience. I look forward to returning and highly recommend his services." Read more
Stress Relief By JC

Stress Relief By JC

5.0(1)
2 hires on Thervo
10+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
Shawn M. says, "Fantastic Massage, he made me feel very comfortable and relieved all the tension in my upper back without the need of rough pressure . I’m very impressed and will use his services again." Read more
Zen Touch

Zen Touch

5.0(1)
9 hires on Thervo
8+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
MANUEL P. says, "She was awsome" Read more
Beyond Serene Therapy, LLC

Beyond Serene Therapy, LLC

5.0(1)
3 hires on Thervo
7+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
R.Wade S. says, "First time getting the sport massage. It was amazing and probably the best massage I have ever had . Beyond Serene Therapy was Wonderful 😁!!" Read more
A Brighter Dat Therapeutic Massage

A Brighter Dat Therapeutic Massage

5.0(2)
1 hire on Thervo
Serves Phoenix, AZ
Stephanie A. says, "Dwayne offers a very professional, caring, and attentive massage. He really listens to my requests and has an intuitive touch. You can tell he has been offering healing touch for decades. I felt completely comfortable in his massage studio. Thank you for being part of my approach to a better, more active lifestyle Dwayne. " Read more
Relaxwithbecky.com

Relaxwithbecky.com

5.0(1)
Offers online services
12 hires on Thervo
3+ years in business
Serves Phoenix, AZ
Jean B. says, "Very professional and excellent at targeting trouble areas. " Read more

Your deep tissue massage questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much does a deep tissue massage cost?

A deep tissue massage costs $80 to $120 per hour on average, depending on location and the therapist's experience. Rates are higher for in-home deep tissue massage, costing $100 to $130 per hour for the added convenience and reduced stress of not having to leave your home or deal with traffic.

  • Adding extras like aromatherapy or reflexology to your session increases the cost by $10 to $50+, depending on the service.
  • Most therapists offer a discounted rate when purchasing 5+ sessions at once.

What is a deep tissue massage?

A deep tissue massage involves firm pressure and slow, smooth strokes to sink deep into the layers of muscle and connective tissue. Rather than just focusing on relaxation like Swedish massage therapy, deep tissue massage aims to reduce chronic pain and stiffness by breaking down knots and adhesions that are restricting movement and causing tightness and discomfort.

Using their hands, forearm, elbow, or specially designed massage tools, the therapist may use one or several techniques during a deep tissue massage, including:

  • Myofascial release
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Cross-fiber friction
  • Muscle stripping

Does deep tissue massage hurt?

No, deep tissue massage should never hurt. While you may feel some soreness for a day or two after a massage, you should not feel pain during the massage. Always communicate with your therapist if you feel pain during the session. Experiencing pain during a massage can cause your muscles to tense and tighten more, resulting in the opposite effect that most people are seeking when they schedule a massage.

Can you get a deep tissue massage while pregnant?

Most doctors and therapists recommend avoiding deep tissue massage during pregnancy, especially deep pressure to the legs that could dislodge a blood clot. Prenatal Swedish massage using gentle pressure and avoiding the abdomen can help lower stress, decrease leg and back pain, and improve sleep and mood. However, be sure to discuss any type of massage with your doctor first to confirm it will not put you or your baby at risk.

How long should you wait in between deep tissue massages?

Most therapists recommend waiting at least 48 hours in between deep tissue massages, to allow the system to rebalance itself after such deep bodywork. A general scheduling guideline is to get a deep tissue massage once per month at minimum or up to 3 times per week to manage pain and stress, always leaving at least a 2-day gap between sessions.

How much do you tip for a deep tissue massage?

Tipping a deep tissue massage therapist 15% to 20% is common in most areas. You do not need to tip for a deep tissue massage at a medical office or hospital where the therapy is often covered by insurance. If your therapist works for a spa or non-medical setting, a good amount of what you pay goes to the facility, not the therapist. While tipping is not required, it can make a significant difference in a massage therapist's take-home income.

  • Most therapists prefer a cash tip so they don't have to wait for it in their paycheck.
  • If you are using a gift certificate or a coupon, calculate your tip based on the full price of the service.
  • Consider tipping more during the holidays if you see the same massage therapist regularly.

How do I choose the best deep tissue massage near me?

When researching deep tissue massage therapy services near you, be sure to:

  • Choose a licensed and insured company or therapist that has been in business for at least 5 years.
  • Confirm their licensing information. Most states have an online database where you can look up a therapist's license information and status.
  • If your state does not regulate massage therapy, look for a therapist specializing in deep tissue massage with at least 500 hours of training from a reputable massage therapy school.
  • Search for members of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) or the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).
  • Read their reviews on Google and Thervo.

What questions should I ask when searching for deep tissue massage therapist?

Ask these questions to help you choose the best deep tissue massage therapist near you:

  • What training and certifications do you have?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • How long have you been a massage therapist?
  • Will deep tissue massage help my specific problem?
  • What add-on services do you offer, and how much extra do they cost?
  • Do you require a health questionnaire?
  • Do you offer a discount if I buy several sessions in advance?

Reviews for Phoenix deep tissue massage therapists

Recent success stories from people in the Phoenix area.
Kristen P.
Bernadette’s is an absolutely fantastic massage therapist! She made sure our comfort was always the top of mind, asking if we liked the strength of the massage and just generally checking in. She has just the right amount of talking and quiet time so you can enjoy the heaven that she’s bringing to your body (she really has a gift!) I am so glad I found her. My partner and I will absolutely use her services many more times in the future!
Relax, Revive & Thrive
Steve J.
Awesome massage, I fell asleep, I was so relaxed, I will definitely use Natasha again!
Natty's Therapy
Lisa H.
Miguel took the time to discuss the type of massage I was expecting from him. He was attentive and responsive to my requests and questions. He described his technique and experience, making me feel very confident and relaxed for my first session with him. His clinic is comfortable and welcoming. I must say, it was one of the best massages I have ever experienced. He is very intuitive, highly experienced and I could tell he had truly listened to me when I told him of my areas of concern. I left my appointment relaxed and rejuvenated and I look forward to returning again.
Zen Botanicals Massage Therapy Clinic
Endee D.
Dwayne was a consummate professional. Though I was skeptical about how much massage would help, I quickly have become a believer! Not only does he work out my kinks from stress and constant business travel, he significantly reduced my recovery time for my frozen shoulder injury.
A Brighter Dat Therapeutic Massage
Deb R.
Relaxing scent free massage
Michelle's Professional Therapeutic Mobile Massage
Kim D.
More like 10 stars. Best massage I have ever had. Tank is honest, straight forward and listens to you. He is amazing. Can’t wait for my next massage. Worth every penny and more.
Tanks Massage
Faith W.
Christian has skills and endurance I have never experienced with other therapists. I have worked with him for around 11 years. He always knows what to do to get my body feeling 100% again!
Oasis massage and Bodywork
Jared M.
My massage experience with Koreana was phenomenal. She was exactly on time and was receptive to all of my areas of concern and/or pain. She is a highly skilled professional and I will definitely be utilizing her services in the future. Thank you Koreana!
Massage Wellness (Mobile Only) I come to you!
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