Deep tissue work utilizes a variety of slow and deep strokes to unwind and release adhesions and tension in your muscles and fascia, and to open up and decompress constricted joints. Deep tissue work is effective and corrective for muscular pain and stiffness and for rehabilitating injuries. Research demonstrates that combining chiropractic with deep tissue work is more effective than either alone. Deep tissue work can also help to reduce inflammation-related pain caused by arthritis and tendonitis. Some of the other immediate benefits of deep tissue work include: increased blood flow; restoration of painful movement; improved range of motion; and structural rebalancing and release of tension-producing musculoskeletal holding patterns.