Sports Massage

What is Sport Massage?

Sports Massage, Sports injuries, Deep tissue massageSports massage is massage, applied skilfully, it is the most effective therapy for releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system. 

Sports massage is a specific area of massage therapy that has been developed to help improve sports performance. Remedial techniques are incorporated into a massage treatment to help improve the body’s movement and to help deal with injuries and postural problems. 

Sports massage is deep tissue massage which will stimulate the muscular and nervous systems rather than just offering the relaxation of holistic massage. It can be adapted to enhance pre-event preparation and warm-up, to offer assistance during an event and to aid recovery post-event.

Paradi Yoga works in the Northampton and Kettering area offering effective massage for sports injuries.

 

How Can Sports Massage Benefit Me? 

Received regularly sports massage can help athletes prevent injuries, which might otherwise be caused by overuse. A constant build up of tension in the muscles from regular activity may lead to stresses on joints, ligaments, tendons, as well as the muscles themselves. 

These muscle imbalances may develop and often go undiagnosed until they are serious enough to cause the athlete discomfort or impede performance. The skilled massage therapist will be able to detect variations in the soft tissues and by using the correct techniques, help the sports person maintain a much healthier physical state. 

It may therefore be reasonably claimed that one of the greatest benefits of sports massage is in helping prevent injury. 

  • Maintain the body generally in better condition
  • Improving felxibility
  • Cure and restore mobility to injured muscle tissue
  • Improving performance
  • Extend the overall life of your sporting career
  • Releasing tight knots
  • Reducing tension 

During your Sports Massage session your masseur will be constantly assessing for areas of muscle imbalance or tightness, trigger points or areas of tissue thickness. Sports massage can be a little uncomfortable and your masseur will continually ask you if the treatment is too deep or perhaps not deep enough in order to ensure that you are getting the most from your treatment. 

Courses of massage are typically 4-6 treatments performed once a week however this is just a guide as everyone’s needs are different. 

The sooner you get the injury treated the quicker it will heal please book today: book here

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