What is Sports Massage?
Sports Massage is the discipline that involves manipulation and mobilisation of the soft tissues of the body e.g. muscles & tendons. The prime purpose of Sports Massage is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body's soft tissues during physical activity.
What are the benefits of Sports Massage??
Physiotherapists are involved in helping people of all ages, from young infants to the elderly, from all walks of life. They commonly treat any person suffering back or neck pain, general aches and pains, and sports injuries. Physiotherapy can help if you have any of the following:
Where minor injuries and lesions occur, due to overexertion and/or overuse, Sports Massage can break them down quickly and effectively. Above all, it can help prevent those niggling injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement, whether one is an athlete, ardent keep-fitter or a once a week jogger.
This treatment is not just for people doing sport but anyone, including people in physically demanding jobs and those not quite so obvious occupational demands of the job.
The Sports massage brings together a blend of soft tissue techniques, knowledge and advice during treatment, to work effectively with you to:
- Help relieve your aches and pain.
- Help prevent injuries.
- Improve circulation & lymphatic flow.
- Assist in the removal of metabolic waste.
- Remodel scar tissue when required.
- Assist in mental preparation for sporting participation.
- Relieve your stress and strain.