Swedish Massage: Basic relaxation massage good to help relieve stress and minor aches and pains. Uses long strokes and kneading or friction like movements to help promote circulation and relaxation. Definitely helpful for chronic conditions or disorders.
Deep Tissue: This type of massage is geared for focused work to more troubling areas, such as a stiff neck, shoulder or lower back and hip issues. Usually is slower and uses different techniques to allow the deeper muscle tissue to relax and can be more intense. Like with Swedish massage can also be beneficial to those with chronic pain issues.