This is a deep firm pressure massage which focuses on releasing chronic muscle tension. The therapist will use the back of the fingers, elbows and forearms to increase pressure and help break down adhesions and knots in the muscle fibres. Sports massage specific techniques such as STR (Soft Tissue Release) and MET (Muscular Energy Technique) may also be used to help stretch and release the tight muscles, as well as trigger point therapy to deactivate knotted areas. A great massage for loosening very tight muscles. The treatment can address specific problem areas and referred pain areas or it can also be a general whole body firm pressure massage. It is aimed to be effective at loosening deep tension, improving achy discomfort and helping mobility.