Sports Massage is the systematic manipulation of soft tissues for improvement or maintenance of athletic performance. Sports massage emphasizes prevention and healing of injuries to the muscles and tendons. It is also good for people with injuries, chronic pain, restricted range of motion, or for office workers with neck and back tension. Sports Massage utilises a number of techniques including deep tissue massage, mobilization, trigger point therapy and myofascial release as well as stretch therapy. Sports massage also focuses on increasing recovery and preventing injury. We focus on releasing tight muscles and breaking down adhesions in the body's tissue.
There are various benefits associated with a sport (or deep tissue) massage. These benefits vary from person to person and the intensity of these benefits also differs from each individual. Benefits that you can expect from a massage:
Anyone can benefit from these massages. From older individuals who suffer from stiffness associated with aging, professional sporting athletes, and your everyday individual. Deep tissue massage is not only for athletes but for the office worker as well, as the massages improve focus and over all well being.
The Effects of Sports Massage