Sports & Remedial Massage
Sports and Remedial Massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is applicable not just to sports people but to anybody wishing to guard against or recover from a soft tissue injury.
Techniques can include myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, soft tissue release, muscle energy techniques, positional release and functional technique for example.
Sports and Remdial Massage therapy has been found to have the following beneficial effects:
- Help relax tense muscles.
- Sedate or stimulate nerve endings
- Increase or decrease muscle tone
- Assist in mental preparation for sporting participation
The benefits can help relieve the many day to day problems that everyone experiences including repetitive strain injuries, sprains, tension, fatigue and pain. Soft tissue therapy can help as a preventive treatment and when recovering from injury.
By deciding to use a registered health professional at Embody Health, you ensure that you will be receiving an individually tailored, high quality massage.