What is Sports Massage?
Sports massage involves a variety of soft tissue techniques. A combination of deep tissue massage, stretching, compression and trigger point therapy is used to relax muscles and remove muscle knots.
Sports massage is used to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body’s muscles after physical exercise, overuse or day to day repetitive movements.
How can Sports Massage help?
Sports Massage isn't just for athletes, everyone can benefit from massage and treatment is tailored to the individual depending on their needs.
Things that sports massage can help with include:
Muscle relaxation as injury prevention for athletes and those regularly training.
Easing everyday aches and niggles
Helping with muscle aches from postural stress in desk workers
Helping with emotional stress and tension
Pre-event treatment to reduce excess muscle tension prior to competition
Post-event treatment to reduce muscle spasm and improve muscle recovery time
In the treatment of strains, sprains and muscle injuries