Sports massage is a massage that is specifically tailored to sporting injuries or conditions and ailments. It is not a relaxing massage and can be very vigorous. Sports massage is not only utilised by professionals or people that exercises regularly.
It benefits anyone that exercises, even if it is only mild exercise such as walking.
The reason for Sports Massage
Sports massage prevents and relieves injuries and conditions associated with exercise. It can often be very strenuous and is used to reduce and relieve the stress and tension that builds up in the body's tissues during exercise. It can be performed before, during, or after sporting activities and exercising. Sports massage uses techniques that increase endurance and performance. It minimises the chance of injury and reduces the recovery time.
Benefits of Sports Massage
Sports massage can treat a variety of ailments and injuries that can occur as a result of exercise or sports. Other benefits allow you to train or exercise more efficiently. Some of those benefits that sports massage has include:
• Reduction in fatigue
• reduces swelling
• releases muscle tension
• improves flexibility
• helps repair injuries that occur as a result of overexertion or overuse
• reduces pain
• helps prevent injuries
• balances heart rate and blood pressure
• increases blood circulation and lymph flow
• treats injuries e.g. shin splints, tennis elbow, sprains, strains and corked muscles etc
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