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But Won’t Deep Tissue and Cupping Hurt?

By Melissa Newton, Registered Massage Therapist In my practice, I see a lot of clients who are office workers, laborers and mothers.  These jobs (and many more!) cause similar upper body discomfort and tension in the neck, shoulders and back.  Many of these individuals get relief from deep tissue massage combined with fire cupping.  Trapezius, rhomboids, and levator scapula muscles commonly get wound up from poor posture, lack of stretching and repetitive movements, like sitting at a computer moving the mouse or nursing your baby.  Not to mention tech neck!  Our generation is obsessed with their phones, and it is