Sports Therapy is a massage based treatment for pain and discomfort of muscles and joints using hands-on manipulation for both human and equine.

Sports massage like Bowen helps to stimulate the healing process and involves the manipulation of soft tissue, benefiting clients who engage in regular physical activity.

Soft tissue is connective tissue that has not hardened into bone and cartilage and includes skin, muscles, tendons, ligament’s and fascia. Sports massage assists in correcting problems and imbalances caused by injury, overcompensating and adaptation after an injury, strain, sprain or results from poor posture and conformation.

Sports massage is specifically designed to assist active people in their sports or fitness activities, and the primary aim is to address muscular and skeletal alignment, look at how exercise affects the body systems and how massage can promote or reduce these effects for the benefit of the client.

Benefits of Sports Massage:

Anyone who participates in physical activity, irrespective of age, level of fitness or training can benefit. The stimulatory effects of Sports Massage encourages the healing process, helping with the release of muscle tension, relief from soreness and relaxation.

  • Helps with the release of muscle tension and pain.
  • Works with the lymphatic system, improving drainage of waste products such as acetic acid and carbon dioxide.
  • It reduces the discomfort from DOMS (delayed onset of muscle soreness) This would be a result of vigorous exercise.
  • Helps to improve posture and flexibility.
  • Gives you a feeling of wellbeing.
  • It works with all other systems in the body, making them work more effectively for example, the cardiovascular and respiratory system.

Sports Massage can enhance performance by:

  • Promoting recovery and preventing overuse
  • Preventing injury
  • Promoting healing
  • Restoring mobility
  • Promoting confidence

Contraindications (health problems/injuries that may be detrimental to Sports Massage).

A questionnaire will be completed and discussed before treatment commences. It maybe that I require written Doctors consent before I can go ahead with the treatment. N.B This does not apply with the Bowen Technique as there are no contraindications for this treatment.

If you want to know more about Sports Massage or would like to book a treatment please call

07919 597 961

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