Pre-event sports massage helps muscle blood circulation and relaxes tension in the muscles and soft tissues prior to completing. Post-event massage effectively helps soft tissues recover quickly from rigorous exercise.
Sports massage therapy is very effective for optimal health of muscles and soft tissues. A regular sports massage helps to prevent sports related restrictions and injuries to the body.
Our therapists use sports massage techniques to help with the management of acute and chronic conditions. Certain techniques are effective in improving tissue repair, breaking down scar tissue and promoting tissue flexibility.
At UK Physio we understand the demands placed on the body when participating in sport whether on a competitive or recreational level. Our sports massage services can be carried out either prior to or after exercise and can enhance performance, aid recovery and prevent injury.
Sports massage can not only aid physical recovery, but also psychological states. Evidence has found that massage can have positive effects on blood pressure, mood states, and perception of recovery.
Massage was used extensively by the ancient Greeks, particularly in preparation for athletic performance and competition. Hippocrates, the ancient father of modern medicine used herbs with oils and massage techniques to treat many medical conditions.
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