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Sports Massage Therapy

An essential part of your performance tool-kit

If you’re involved in any sport, no matter whether it’s for pleasure or at a professional level, then sports massage is likely to be on your agenda at some time or other. A great way of anticipating potential injuries before they occur, sports massage also helps maintain or increase your mobility and flexibility. Helping you recover from intense exercise sessions and letting you get back to training more quickly, sports massage is the ideal way to sustain performance by letting you maintain an injury-free training programme with reduced risk of overuse injuries.

Great reasons to choose our Sports Massage

  1. Our therapists are trained in Sports Massage Therapy, have experience of treating elite athletes and many are heavily involved in sports themselves, so are perfectly positioned to understand your needs.
  2. We have therapists who specialise in Sports Massage Therapy day in day out and work closely in conjunction with our physiotherapists to achieve the best possible outcome for you.
  3. We will work with you pre, post and during sports events on any specific areas that need particular attention, providing you with advice on injury prevention and remedial exercise.

Typical conditions we treat

People involved in sport at all levels, from people who do it for fun to professionals come to the clinic for Sports Massage Therapy as a way to help prevent injury, assist injury repair or accelerate recovery. Treatment can take place pre, post or during events, depending on your particular needs. Sports Massage is also the perfect antidote to relieving physical and psychological tension before an event.

The key to finding the right solution

If you’re on the lookout for a massage professional who will discuss your personal situation and decide upon the best approach for your unique problem before agreeing the best possible way forward, at the Physio Centres, we’re here to help.

We’ll work with you to maintain or get you back to peak performance by treating you in the best possible way. We will listen to you to understand your needs and will take advantage of the professional team around us to find you the quickest and most effective way to achieve your sporting goals, no matter what they are.

Work with a Sports Massage specialist

You can read all about the personal journeys our therapists took to becoming specialists in Sports Massage below. In a nutshell, our dedicated therapists are qualified, trained and specialised in the provision of Sports Massage. They are passionate about what they do and have extensive experience in treating people from weekend warriors to world-class competitors and most are keen sports men and women themselves.

In short, our team of dedicated therapists and physiotherapists “get” your sporting issues and will work together to help you achieve your goals and keep you at the top of your game.

The way we treat you

Sports Massage is made up of specific massage techniques that are aimed at enhancing an athlete’s performance; it’s a way of working with your body to help prevent injury as well as to speed up recovery. A massage protocol that’s used to treat a sports person, pre, intra and post event, Sports Massage is made up of a combination of remedial and deep tissue techniques. Aimed at restoring musculoskeletal balance it is also a treatment that encourages recovery and assists in the rehabilitation of sports-related injuries.

Sports Massage elongates shortened tissues to help increase flexibility. It also flushes metabolic waste from tissues promoting a faster recovery and through palpation it can identify areas of muscle imbalance, for example tightness or strength. Furthermore, it works to break down adhesions (knots and scar tissue), which enables better movement as well as using specific muscle techniques to improve flexibility and joint mobility.

Book your Appointment

If you’d like to find out more about Sports Massage Therapy or make your appointment with a specialist please email us - if you have any questions use the form below.

 

 

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