Sports Massage involves the deep treatment of muscle and other soft tissues. It aims to relieve discomfort and tension using pressure and friction. A variety of techniques are used to reduce pain, enhance performance, improve range of movement and aid recovery.
As its name suggests, this kind of massage is great for sports people to keep their bodies in good functional order and to help prevent injury. It can also be useful for pre and post event training.
However deep tissue treatment can benefit everyone, helping to release tension (often manifested in the neck and shoulder area) and manage a multitude of injuries and conditions.
Common conditions sports massage therapy can help with: