Sports Massage Bookham
Sports Massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, ligaments and tendons.
The techniques used by sports massage practitioners have been developed to ensure effective and efficient results are gained from each massage given.
You do not need to be sporty to benefit from a sports massage. The techniques used in sports massage are similar to relaxation massage. The massage is slightly deeper and is usually focused to a specific area of tension or injury. The therapist will ask you about the pressure and adjust according to your needs and sensitivity.
What are the benefits of Sports Massage?
The reported benefits of Sports Massage include:
- Improve circulation & lymphatic flow
- Increase joint range of movement
- Sedate or stimulate nerve ending
- Assist in mental preparation for sporting participation
- Relieve muscular tension and stress
The benefits above can also help relieve many day to day problems that everyone experiences. Whether you do sports or not sports massage is worth a try. Call for a FREE 15 minute chat if you would like to discuss your requirements or meet with the therapist.
If you are a sports performer, of any level, a sports massage can be beneficial at various stages of participation. For example:
- The conditioning / training phase
- Pre competition
- Inter 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.