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Sports therapy is designed for the prevention of injury and is massage for the treatment of soft tissue injuries and ailments.

What is a sports massage?

Sports massage is the manipulation of soft tissue (our muscles, tendons and ligaments) using a variety of massage techniques (such as deep effleurage, stretching, friction, vibrations and tapopment to name a few) for injury prevention and therapeutic purpose. The main aim is rehabilitate the patient back to optimum fitness.

Why should I have a sports massage?  

Sports massage has been found to enhance athletic performance as it keeps the muscles strong healthy and flexible, this in turn helps avoid injury.

These are other main benefits:

  • Increase in lymph and blood circulation
  • Removal of metabolic waste, toxins and lactic acid build up
  • Increases fitness capabilities and peak performance to be reached quickly
  • Breaks down adhesions (knots, trigger points)
  • Reduces pain
  • Relaxation. reduces anxiety and stress
  • Improves mental well being and promotes Positive Mental Attitude

Is sports massage right for me?

Everyone can benefit from a sports massage! You dont just have to be a top athlete, maybe you just enjoy going to a few fitness classes, or are starting a new fitness regime. Or maybe you spend too long sitting behind a desk all day . Sports massage can help you with aches and pains, chronic problems such as lower back pain, unexplained pain, limited range of movement, under performance in the gym and can really help with posture problems and stress. It is our aim to look at the why you have the problem and help you get back to a normal happy fully functioning self.

What sort of things to do you treat?

Sports massage therapy is the ideal treatment for a range of symptoms:

 

  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Back, neck and shoulder pain
  • Hip, knee, and ankle pain
  • Sprains and strains
  • Chronic injuries – such as lower back pain
  • Whiplash
  • Sciatica and piriformis syndrome
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Shin splints
  • Posture problems

 

Massage can also be provided pre or post sport to help enhance performance, and aid the body tissue recovery after exertion

 


Treatment details:


New customer or new injury: 

Initial consultation including full assessment medical, bio-mechanical and massage to injury.

approx 60mins

£40

 


Follow up treatment for one specific injury/area:

approx 20-25 mins

£25

 


Sports Massage Treatment : 

30mins

Sports massage focussing on one specific body area/injury per treatment

£30

40mins

Sports massage focussing on one specific body area/injury per treatment

£40

50mins

Sports massage focussing on one specific body area/injury per treatment

£50