Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy
Sports Massage Therapy is a specialised form of manual therapy which improves the condition of muscles, tendons, ligaments and other soft tissues. Sport Massage can benefit people of all ages and levels of activity, whether the problems you are experiencing are work-related or from leisure activities, which may or may not involve sport.
Reduce Pain & Muscle Tension
Sports massage therapy helps to loosen muscles, releases toxins and metabolic irritants and releases endorphins, which are the bodies natural pain killer. Tension will be reduced through the manipulation of the muscles which will also help alleviate any pain.
Improve Flexibility & Mobility
When exercising or enduring in strenuous activity muscles will tense up. A massage works similarly to stretching as it will get in deep to the muscle, relaxing & softening it to improve mobility & flexibility.
Enhance Sports Performance
Regular massage helps to improve the elasticity and flexibility of the muscles. “Pre-event” sports massages can help to warm up the muscle and improve agility to improve and boost sporting performance.
Relieve Anxiety & Stress
A deep tissue massage relieves tension and stress by stretching and spreading muscles to help them relax and loosen. Loosened muscles increases movement, decreases pain and reduces stress whilst also releasing anxiety relieving endorphins.
Prevent Injury & Aid Rehab
A sports massage provides an intense manipulation of muscles, tendons and ligaments to increase circulation, condition the body and help keep muscles at a more flexible state.
Feel More Relaxed & Happier
Sports massages also help with stress relief by releasing endorphins are and neurotransmitters are released which help to reduce anxiety and feelings of stress while also acting as a natural pain reliever and improving your mood.