Therapeutic Massage and Sports Massage
Therapeutic massage and Sports massage is an effective tool for treating a wide range of injuries and conditions. It helps relieve muscular tension however if not treated this can build up leading to an injury and medical conditions. It helps to decrease stress and tension within the muscle tissue. This can be caused by repetitive actions or over exertion in a sport or at work.
Massage is also used to break down scar tissue created by injury which if left can restrict muscular movement leading to further injury. Whether you play sport, work in an office or in a manual labour profession, the Therapeutic massage and its effects are beneficial to all to help prevent/treat injury, relieve stress and giving the body the satisfaction of wellbeing.
Pre sports massage is implemented before sport activities. It helps to promote blood flow to the muscle tissue allowing it to increase in internal temperature which enables the muscles to be in a ready state for activity. Pre sports massage improves physical performance and decreases injury risk.
Post sport massage is given after physical activity. It helps muscle and body recovery and can also be used as an injury prevention method. Pre Post sport massage helps drain waste products such as lactic acid from muscle tissue. It also helps to combat conditions such as delayed onset of muscle soreness (DOMS) and muscle tension which if not treated can lead to an increased risk of injury occurrence.