The prime purpose of sports massage therapy is to help alleviate stress and tension which builds up in the bodys soft tissues during physical activities. Where minor injuries or lesions occur, due to overexertion and or overuse, massage can break them down quickly and effectively. Above all, it can help prevent those niggling injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement, whether one is an athlete, arden keep fitter or once a week jogger.
Sports massage tends to be deeper and more intense. It is based on the basic elements of swedish massage and often incorporates a combination of other techniques involving stretching, compression, friction, toning and trigger point response techniques similar to acupressure and shiatsu.
One hour sports massage including consultation £45