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Sports Massage

Focused therapeutic stimulating massage designed to promote muscle recovery, release tension, reinstate muscle mobility, removal of toxins, and increase blood circulation for specific areas of muscles from overuse or injury. This massage is ideal for improving one’s general physical fitness and rehabilitating injuries. The session lasts for more than 1 hour.


What is Sports Massage?

The Sports Massage name can be misleading as Sports Massage can be beneficial for any active person. It just takes a person who seeks to improve one’s general physical fitness or a person recovery from an injury. Sports Massage is a therapeutic massage that uses techniques to focus on specific muscle areas of the anatomy based on the recipient’s needs.

Sports Massage combines the use of a understanding the active person’s physical activities, knowledge of the Muscular Anatomy and the Skeletal System. Techniques such as Deep Tissue Massage Techniques, Passive/Active Stretching Techniques such as PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation), Swedish Massage Techniques, and more can be used to help the recipient.

Sports Massage combines the use of a understanding the active person’s physical activities, knowledge of the Muscular Anatomy and Skeletal Anatomy, Deep Tissue Massage Techniques, Passive/Active Stretching Techniques such as PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation), Swedish Massage Techniques, and more.

What are the benefits of a Sports Massage?

Specific ways Sports Massage can help specific areas heal itself are:

  • promote muscle recovery
  • enhance peak performance or boost athletic performance
  • enhance endurance
  • improve flexibility
  • reduce the risk of injury especially in troubled areas
  • reduce muscle soreness and swelling
  • break down muscle tension
  • increase blood circulation
  • removal of toxins
  • psychologically a feeling of warmth, readiness, and anxiety may also be relieved
  • extend the overall life of physical fitness or sporting career

Athletics may use Sports Massage in the following manner. It is usually given before or after an athletic event. Before an event it is used during training to promote muscle recovery, enhance peak performance, enhance endurance, improve flexibility, and reduce the risk of injury especially in troubled areas. After an event, it will help with muscle recovery, reduce muscle soreness and swelling, break down muscle tension, removal of toxins, and increase blood circulation.

Like other types of massage, sports massage is most beneficial when undertaken on a regular basis.

What should I expect from a Sports Massage?

It is recommended that the person be in good physical condition before a Sports Massage. Oils are often used on bare skin, but the some of the techniques can be performed on top of the recipient’s clothing. The session lasts for 45 minutes.

A Sports Massage combines the use of an understanding of the active person’s physical activities, knowledge of the Muscular Anatomy the Skeletal System. Techniques such as Deep Tissue Massage Techniques, Passive/Active Stretching Techniques such as PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation), Swedish Massage Techniques, and more can be used to help the recipient.

It can cause muscle soreness, and bruising may occur for some individuals.

What are the after effects of Sports Massage?

After the Sports Massage, it is recommended to reduce with strenuous activities. However this is not always the case. But rather take a hot bath, perform some recommended stretching techniques on the areas that have been treated. No doubt, drink plenty of water to rehydrate and release the toxins.

A Sports Massage can cause soreness if you are not accustom to Deep Tissue Massage. Bruising may occur for some individuals.