What Is Sports Massage?
Sports & Remedial Massage uses a range of therapeutic techniques for the prevention, recognition and treatment of minor injuries, sports related or not. It is the manipulation or movement your muscle and connective tissues using various techniques, to improve your muscle function, aid the healing process and return you back to full fitness.
It may be used to address an extensive range of injuries. Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy may also be found to be helpful in the mental preparation of athletes for sporting participation, or anyone looking to improve their well-being.
What Are The Benefits Of Sports Massage?
Sports massage can:
- Reduce your pain
- Improve your circulation
- Assist your performance before sport
- Assist your recovery after sport
- Increase your strength
- Improve your healing time after injury
Do I Need To Be Sporty For Sports Massage?
You do not need to be a sports person to benefit from a sports massage.
Although Sports Massage is popular with athletes it can also be of enormous benefit for non-sports people. Office and manual work can be a physical and mental workout and often stress results in tight and sore muscles that can benefit.
Sports Massage can help relieve many day to day problems such as repetitive strain injury, sprains, tension general fatigue that we all experience. Regular massage helps maintain some balance in what can be a rather hectic work, social and sporting schedule.