Sports Massage Therapy
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What is Sports Massage Therapy?
Sports Massage Therapy is a preventative therapy and treatment option targeting athletes and exercise enthusiasts.
Sports Massage Therapy focuses on tissue and muscle health, along with balance, proper posture, range of motion, and even more. The type of sport or exercises a patient is involved in will determine the treatment program, which should target muscles that may be stressed and other parts of the body prone to injury.
Why should I get Sports Massage Therapy?
Sports Massage Therapy can help reduce injuries and increase performance by utilizing different soft tissue techniques. These techniques can increase range of motion and/or flexibility, speed up recovery by increasing local circulation and reducing inflammation and help with rehabilitation of sports related injuries. If you have an event or competition coming up, we can help get you there feeling great! Book a Sports Massage for a pre-event or a post-event treatment for preparation and/or recovery.
How does Sports Massage Therapy work?
Sports Massage Therapy is a general term referring to the combination of a wide range of massage therapy techniques, specifically designed to enhance athletic performance and fitness training. These techniques include compression, joint range of motion, active and passive stretching, compression, joint range of motion, myofascial release, Swedish and deep tissue massage, Active Release and trigger point therapy.
Sports Massage Therapy can result in better performance and increased mind-body connection for athletes of all disciplines and skill levels—from elite athletes to casual enthusiasts. The proper sports massage program will target your body’s specific needs and help you do what you love even better. The results could include less injuries, faster recovery times, and improved all-around performance.
Who is Sports Massage Therapy ideal for?
This massage isn’t just for die-hard athletes. Whether you’re training for an Ironman, have just started working out or just want a targeted treatment for more serious strains, this is for you. Sports Massage Therapy will help you enhance your performance over the course of a season or training program and to help prepare for a specific event.
I love Sue! She is the best! Her massage therapy is amazing, very professional, nice office! Very accommodating and friendly service. I would recommend her to anybody who is needing a great massage, she focuses on medical massage as much as muscle-solving deep tissue massages. My back is feeling much better.
Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy
Sports massage therapy encourages blood flow circulation which increases oxygen to the muscles which helps with recovery.
Helps reduce heart rate, lower blood pressure, reduces recovery time after an injury, rehabs an injury, rowers anxiety and improves your mood.
Helps prevent from injury by stretching the tissues and realigning the muscles fibres which optimise their functionality.