Sport Massage is used to prepare athletes to perform at their best avoiding injuries before and during a competition. To remedy injuries sustained during sport or work activities. It works by releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system. It reduces strain and discomfort caused by training or participating in sport and it encourages the body to heal and repair any injuries sustained. In today’s computer dominated work place, it is also beneficial for neck and shoulders injuries caused by remaining in the same position for a long time.
Together with the manipulation of the muscles by massage, stretching of the limbs, pressure points techniques are used to aid recovery and to prevent further damage to the muscles.It is recommended that all sports persons should have regular sport massages as a form of injury prevention. This applies to anybody doing strenuous jobs or activities.
Although sport massage is not entirely pain free, the intensity is controlled by the client at all time who is actively encouraged to report any level of pain, even if very small. Also, to mention any feeling of discomfort as sometime more 'delicate' areas may need to be treated.
Various benefits are: Increased blood flow, Increased joint range of motion, Increased flexibility, Increased elimination of exercise waist products (lactic acid), Increased sense of well being, Reduction in muscle tension, Reduction of tension, Reduction in muscle spasms, Reduced chance of injury, Faster recovery time
So, if you have a work or sport injury, want to relax, banish wrinkles, cellulite or stress, call now, or email me with a brief description of your condition, and get on the road to wellbeing.