Sports or theraputic massage uses specific techniques and stretches to help achieve maximum performance and physical conditioning whilst reducing the chance of injury or pain. It can be used for sports such as running, cycling, hiking and swimming. However, it is also useful for mothers with children, gardeners and manual workers.
Sports Massage is not just for athletes, it’s very effective for anyone with pain, restricted movement and soft tissue injuries.
By using a number of techniques the therapist is able to help:
Soothe muscular aches and pains
Improve circulation and lymphatic drainage
Reduce injury risk
Reduce tightness and tension
Improve scar tissue remodelling
Stimulate the nervous system
Improve mental preparation for sporting activity or return to work