Sports Massage is a form of soft tissue mobilisation focusing on the manipulation of different soft tissues such as muscles and fascia.
This is to help correct any soft tissue imbalances or issues created by physical activity, injury and other forms of repetitive strain or trauma.
Sports Massage can regularly coincide with physiotherapy and osteopathy treatments as part of a rehabilitation program.
Sports massage can be used in a variety of different circumstances. Those who take part in sport or regular physical activity like to incorporate it into their training programs to help assist with recovery and performance enhancement. It can even be performed pre and post competitive events to aid with the benefits mentioned.
Sports massage is also commonly used by many for general muscle relaxation, along with the relieving of muscular tension, aches and pains that may arise from strains our day-to-day postures put on the musculoskeletal system.
There are many physiological adaptions that take place due to sports massage such as:
The physiological changes above bring about the following benefits:
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