Sports massage is the use of massage for the treatment and prevention of sports injuries.
It can be used as part of a training programme to help prevent injury, as part of a rehabilitation programme to treat injury, as part of the wind-down after the event.
What does it do?
Sports massage helps improve the suppleness and flexibility of muscles and joints.
It improves lymph and blood circulation and assists body systems in functioning at their optimum level.
Specific effects and benefits
Speeds up the healing of damages or overworked tissue and muscle thus reduces recovery time and allows a sports person to regain their health and performance.
Increases fitness capabilities and performance potential