Sports massage is an effective injury rehabilitation treatment that also helps the prevention of injury.
Sports injuries tend to be caused by overuse, direct impact or muscles being over stretched. An acute injury happens suddenly and chronic injuries build up over a long period of time.
Some of the most common injuries that occur from playing sport or exercise include, Sprains, strains, knee injury, rotator cuff injury, tennis or golf elbow, shin splints, Hip flexor strain, ACL tear.
Sports massage is effective in helping and preventing injury as it reduces muscle tension, lengthening muscle that have become shortened which increases the range of mobility.
Sports massage reduces swelling and muscular pain. The recovery time will be a lot shorter if you receive sports massage and will maintain the body in its best condition to enhance your performance.
There are also a lot of psychological benefits that will help you to get the best out of your sporting performance and general well being.
What can Sports massage help ?
- Muscular aches and pains
- Back, neck and shoulder pain
- Migraine and tension headaches
- Nerve pain
- Jaw pain
- Repetitive strain injury
- Carpel tunnel syndrome
- Tennis elbow
- Golfers elbow
- Frozen shoulder
- Runners knee
- Discomfort and stiffness in joints
- Ankle sprains
- Plantar fasciitis
- Muscle strains
- Shin splints
- Ligament injuries