Sports Massage

Relax, Restore & Recover
Relax, restore and recover from pain, injury and stress
Origins:
Sports Massage has its roots in ancient civilisations, where massage was recognised for its therapeutic benefits. However, it gained prominence in the modern era as an essential component of sports medicine. Tracing back to the mid-20th century, sport massage focuses on enhancing an athlete’s recovery, preventing injuries, and promoting overall physical well-being.
Multidisciplinary Approach:
Sport Massage is a key element in a multidisciplinary sports healthcare team. Working alongside physiotherapists, trainers, and nutritionists, sport massage therapists contribute to the holistic care of athletes. They play a vital role in reducing muscle tension, promoting flexibility, and accelerating the recovery process. This collaborative effort ensures that athletes receive comprehensive care, addressing both the physical and mental aspects of their well-being.
Modern Uses and Techniques:
In the modern context, Sport Massage incorporates a variety of techniques such as Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and trigger point therapy. It is widely used to alleviate muscle soreness, improve flexibility, and enhance circulation. Sport massage therapists often work closely with athletes to tailor their approach based on the specific demands of the sport and the individual’s training regimen. Additionally, sport massage is increasingly recognised for its role in stress reduction and mental relaxation, contributing to the overall performance and well-being of individuals and athletes.
We are always looking for therapists and new disciplines to introduce to the clinic. If you’d like to work in a multidisciplinary health environment, get in touch today and tell us how you feel you, and your area of expertise would fit into our offering.

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