Sports massage therapy is geared toward the athlete and the level of activity. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete’s activity of choice. Sports massage focuses on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements that can often cause injury.
Sports massage is an integral part of a balanced training regimen. This therapy can be used as a means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event. Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance and muscle tone, helps prevent injuries. Sports massage prepares and relaxes the body and mind.
A key benefit of Sports massage therapy compared to other modalities is its ability to target muscles, tendons and ligaments. Introducing a greater flow of blood to these areas, it can facilitate healing to sore muscles, tendons and ligaments.
For anyone participating in regular physical activity, Regularly scheduled sports massage can increase and enhance performance. Work out a personalized program with a licensed massage therapy.