What is sports Massage?
Sports massage is a form of massage therapy that focuses on the treatment of soft tissues.
This type of therapy is most commonly used by people who take part in regular activity like running, walking, weight lifting and golf for example.
That’s not to say that you have to be a sports man or sports women, to reap the benefits of this treatment. It can also be work wonders if you don’t take part in regular activity.
What is soft tissue you might ask?
Soft tissue is connective tissue that has not hardened into bone or cartilage.
Skin, Muscles, Ligaments, Tendons and Fascia are all examples of soft tissue.
Fascia is a type of connective tissue, which is primarily made of collagen.
Facial tissue lines, en-sheathes, separates our muscles and other soft tissues in our bodies like organs.
What should you expect
This treatment aims to improve the quality of muscle tissue.
It also helps to break down scar tissue, which then allows the body to repair damaged and injured tissues.
Having an regular sports massage helps to improve your flexibility, mobility, relieves pain and much more.
In the long run this aids your ability to relax.
Sports massage before or after exercise can also enhance performance, recovery and prevent injury.