Sports Massage uses Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage techniques which are adapted to deal with the effects that physical exertion has on the body. It aims to ease stiffness and pain in muscles and joints, increase mobility, warm muscles and tissues before exercise and help to remove toxins and lactic acid after exercise.
Sports Massage can be used as preventative maintenance, to address pain or to aid recovery, and should be included as part of any training program.
This form of massage is not just for those who partake in sports, anyone can benefit from a Sports Massage, including those in physically demanding jobs. Also, when suffering from occupational, emotional and postural stress strain can be placed on the body which can cause similar problems to those suffered by athletes.