Sports massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, ligaments and tendons. (sports massage association, 2011).
At Revolution Sports Injuries Clinic, Wantage our graduate Sports Therapists use techniques that ensure effective and efficient results are gained from each massage given. The benefits of Sports Massage are:
- Improved circulation and lymphatic flow
- Assist in the removal of metabolic waste
- Sedate or stimulate nerve endings
- Increase or decrease muscle tone
- Increase or decrease muscle length
- Assist in mental preparation for sporting participation.
To benefit from a sports massage you don’t need to be a sports performer. At Revolution Sports Injuries Clinic, Wantage we work with a great range of clients. The benefits can also help relieve many day to day problems that everyone experiences.
How can Sports Massage benefit me?
If you are a sports performer or just enjoy looking after your body, specific sports massage can be beneficial at various stages of participation. For example:
- During a training phase
- Pre competition
- Post competition
- Post travel
- Injury prevention
- Injury recovery
Regardless of your experiences in sport or exercise whether you exercise socially or compete to an international level – sports massage may have something to offer you.