A therapeutic massage often borrow techniques from other massage types, such as Deep Tissue Massage, Cupping and Aroma Therapy.
Paying special attention to any injuries or ailments, this massage can be soft and relaxing if the body is not particularly tense, or more firm with pressure to diminish any tense or injured areas.
When dealing with chronic pain, I believe having experience in multiple massage modality is imperative, because it allows the therapist and the client to try different massages they might not otherwise have tried.
I show my client that would never have dreamed of getting cupping because they envisioned cupping as only a deep tissue massage, that cupping can be soft and relaxing.
Therapeutic Massages is like a buffet. We get to see what your muscles like best.