Sports Massage Therapy
Sports Massage is the assessment and manipulation of soft tissues for the prevention of injury. This maintains good physical condition and health through improving muscle tone, promoting relaxation, stimulating circulation and producing therapeutic effects on all systems of the body.
Associated with a deep form of soft tissue work applied in a sporting context, it should play an important part in any athlete’s training in order to achieve peak performance whilst remaining injury free. Through massage the accumulation of general aches and pains that people accept and carry on training with are removed. Massage explores soft tissues more thoroughly than other manual therapies as the therapist can use feedback from their hands to assess and manipulate the soft tissues.
Sports Massage is not limited to athletes and is just as effective in non-sporting setting. Injuries are often sustained from everyday movement out of our normal range. For example gardening for long periods when our body isn’t used to it or reaching quickly to get something can cause excruciating problems. It is appropriate for anyone who is in need of remedial or soft tissue work irrespective of age and level of fitness by supporting the healing of injuries.
Remedial or deep tissue massage can help to correct the issues you may be having that stop you from carrying out everyday activities and put you on the right path to pain relief.