Sports massage is a type of massage that is specifically tailored to sports injuries or ailments. It is not meant to be a relaxing massage and, indeed, can become quite vigorous at times. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.
All our massage therapists at “Local Massage Services” are top drawer. We’ve all been under their thumbs at one stage or another. They’ve also had oodles of training with our physio and will always call upon the beady eye of a top physio whenever they’re needed to ensure that you soon feel better. They know what they can and can’t do. One of the key benefits of Sports massage therapy compared to other modalities is its ability to target muscle-tendon junctions.
It is this overuse that may often create problems and imbalances in the soft tissues. If these are ignored and allowed to become chronic, they will not only hinder the athlete’s rate of improvement, but also in many cases their performance may as well suffer and ultimately the athlete may be susceptible to developing more conditions that are more serious than the previous.
Sports massage can treat a variety of ailments and injuries that may occur as a result of exercise. It also has other benefits that allow you to train or exercise more efficiently. Some benefits that sports massage has include:
- Draining away fatigue
- Relieving swelling
- Reducing muscle tension
- Promoting flexibility
- Injuries that occur as a result of overexertion or overuse
- Relieving pain
- Preventing injuries
- Improving heart rate and blood pressure
- Increasing blood circulation and lymph flow
- Treating injuries such as shin splints, tennis elbows, sprains and strains, corked thighs etc
Sports Massage can help to reduce fatigue, alleviate swelling, reduce muscle tension, promote flexibility, prevent injury and prepare the body for performance. Typically, it is used before or after an athletic event, and many athletes use it regularly as an integral part of their training regime.
“Local Massage Services” features an exceptional team of licensed massage therapists. Each independently-contracted therapist is highly skilled in numerous massage therapy techniques to help you achieve your health goals. From our heated massage therapy tables to our friendly, relaxing atmosphere, and our concerned, skilful therapists, “Local Massage Services” is your place for Sports Massage therapy. All of our massage practitioners are suitably trained to provide a quality service, and to ensure that the best possible sports massage care is available.
Sports massage is one of the most effective remedies for releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system. Massage also helps to relieve any niggling aches and pains, preventing the development of a more serious injury. Sports massage is beneficial regardless of whether you exercise for recreational purposes or participate in sports at the elite level.
Several aspects of sports massage therapy are gaining popularity as useful components in a balanced training regimen. Sports massage therapy can be used as a means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event. Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance.
Sports Massage can yield immediate, significant, and positive results in sports performance, range of movement improvement and injury rehabilitation. For more information, call us at (561) 123-1234
Our mission at “Local Massage Services” is to help you heal and stay out of pain.That’s it – plain & simple.