A range of techniques are applied to assist with the special care needed before and after an event/game/training.
A sports massage can be tailored to a specific sport and aims to enhance the performance and recovery of an athlete.
A wide range of techniques can be used during a sports massage. The techniques used will be determined whether the treatment is used pre/post event and how close to the game/event/training.
Some benefits include:
Improve tissue elasticity
Improve blood flow and circulation
Remove swelling
Stretch muscle fibres and connective tissue
When do we use Sports Massage?
We can use sports massage both before and after an event. We see a lot of cross-fitters, dancers, football and soccer players, basketball and netball, gymnastics etc