Sports Massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is applicable not just to sports people but to anybody wishing to guard against or recover from a soft tissue injury.
A sports massage therapist identifys and corrects the movement pattern that is causing an injury. A range of techniques can be used including:
A sports massage is especially beneficial in:
Swedish Massage is an holistic approach to relaxation of the mind and body and has proven effect in the treatment of muscle aches and pains. It is a uses softer strokes on the bonier and more delicate parts of the body, and stronger strokes where there is thicker muscle coverage. It is a soothing and relaxing experience and should never hurt. It is especially beneficial in: