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Top 10 deep tissue massage therapists in Anaheim, CA

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NICKIE(Trans)

NICKIE(Trans)

New on Thervo
1 hire on Thervo
4+ years in business
Serves Anaheim, CA
As a massage therapist, I wellness responsible for easing pain and helping my clients feel their best. Now,
DT Sport Therapy And Massage

DT Sport Therapy And Massage

5.0(1)
6+ years in business
Serves Anaheim, CA
Jada R. says, "Daniel was wonderful and gave the best massage i’ve ever had. He is very professional and knew just what my body needed. I will definitely be back." Read more
Massage Therapists - Anna

Massage Therapists - Anna

New on Thervo
5+ years in business
Serves Anaheim, CA
My name is Anna Miller. I'm fully vaccinated. I work with Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, hot stones, cupping therapy, facial massage, lymphatic drainage, relaxing massage with aromatherapy to reduce stress... body massage and work with postoperative lymphatic drainage. book your session in advance. I offer outcall throughout the region. Contact me for more information and prices. Thank you!
Total Relief Therapy

Total Relief Therapy

4.0(1)
12+ years in business
Serves Anaheim, CA
Dr. Cassandra S. says, "Joey is excellent! He has a firm grasp on anatomy and function of muscles to find the source of pain and dysfunction. As a Doctor of Physical Therapy, I am picky with a massage pro, but Joey never disappoints!" Read more
Tree Of Life Yoga And Massage

Tree Of Life Yoga And Massage

New on Thervo
Serves Anaheim, CA
I am a massage therapist specializing in pain management, posture correction, and athletic recovery. I utilize a combination of deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, and myofascial restructuring techniques to help improve postural alignment and decrease chronic pain. In addition to massage therapy I provide energy healing services as well as meditation and yoga.
Relax And Repose - Michael

Relax And Repose - Michael

New on Thervo
1 hire on Thervo
Serves Anaheim, CA
Hello, and thank you for viewing my profile. I specialize in Swedish, Deep Tissue and Shiatsu modalities, as well as chair massage and energy work. I take great care to learn my clients needs, to reduce stress and tension, and to decrease pain and recover lost range of motion caused by work and daily activities. I’m dedicated to bringing an increased state of well being and improved quality of life to my valued clients. I currently provide mobile service within the Orange County area. You can find my rates and hours of availability at www.relaxandrepose.amtamembers.com Thank you and have a great day.

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?

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