What is a sports massage?
Sports massage is designed to assist in correcting problems and imbalances in soft tissue caused from repetitive and strenuous physical activity and trauma. The application of sports massage, prior to and after exercise, may enhance performance, aid recovery and prevent injury.
Benefits of sports massage
Who can benefit from sports massage?
- Relieves pain and muscle tension
- Promotes recovery and prevents overuse
- Promotes healing
- Helps prevent injury
- Increases mobility, allowing freedom of movement
- Improves flexibility of the muscles
- Improves and stimulates circulation
- Improves posture
- Stretches soft tissue
- Helps aid relaxation
Office workers: sitting at desks all day hunched over computers
Runners: Beginners or those who have been running years
Cyclists: Arms and back bent over handle bars
Golfers: Shoulder and back issues
Horse Riders: Legs and back
The list is endless: Any sports, any fitness class or training, day to day situations, carrying young children, any age as well – everyone can benefit.