Sports Massage

More people take participation in sports very seriously and enjoy considerable feelings of wellbeing in the process. However the experience can be undermined by muscle fatigue , or worse still injury.

 

The main aim is therefore prevention of injury and to reduce any downtime .

We will help you with rehabilitation back to optimum levels of sports specific fitness . As a result you will be better able to prepare for training and competition.

 

You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from this type of treatment as anyone can suffer from chronic muscle pain . It is not only athletes that experience muscle strain and pain and it is not only athletes that can benefit from sports massage therapy.

 

As an example, if you sit  at a desk for  long periods of time you may suffer from headaches around or near the eyes. The pain may start from tight muscles in the neck, base of the skull or upper shoulders.

 

Treating such problem areas, regardless of where they are in the body, has the following benefits

  • increases flexibility and range of movement of joints,
  • maintains muscular health, and
  • reduces tension and pain.

 

Some of the benefits include:

  • Sports massage can be used in prevention and healing of injuries and is very beneficial for people with sports related conditions. Sports massage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissue such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other types of connective tissue.

 

  • Targeting specific trigger points, or knots, helps to  ease tightness in that muscle and reduce pain that may be experienced somewhere else in the body. Sports massage involves various techniques that are used to relax and lengthen tight muscles . It also increases blood supply to the area being treated,removes the toxins which cause stiffness and pain.

Duration 1 hour

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