Sports Massage Therapy has many benefits regular treatments can alleviate the stress and tension on muscles. It can help to keep you injury and pain free and fighting fit, it is beneficial to both sporting and non-sporting cliental, indeed anyone who suffers from any form of muscular pain or those wishing to prevent it.
Some of the benefits of massage are -
Maintenance – Maintaining range of movement and keeping you injury free by increasing flexibility and muscle elasticity.
Rehabilitation – speeds healing and reduces discomfort and aids by increasing blood flow and circulation and improves scar tissue.
Increases relaxation levels within the muscle and further areas of the body.
Promotes better sleep patterns and eases stress by releasing neurotransmitters called endorphins.
Relieves muscular pain and tension in effected and surrounding areas.
Can prevent injury before it occurs by keeping muscles loose and relaxed.
Encourages Mitochondrial development, which is the power station for muscle, helping to encourage and improve muscle tone.
Can improve performance and enhance capabilities, from reaching those personal bests and extending the sporting career, to generally living a more pain free life.
Recovery should be a hugely important part of your workout routine. To give your muscles chance to rebuild what's been broken down during exercise. Sports massage enables a quicker more effective recovery by draining toxins that build up during exercise and encouraging new blood flow to affected areas.
Sports massage is effectively used before, during, and after strenuous athletic events, like a big race or event. Techniques used can reduce muscle tension and pain, lower blood pressure, increase blood circulation and lymph flow, improve flexibility and range of motion, therefore improving muscle recovery time and the chances of injury. Sports massage should play an important part in the life of any sportsman or woman whether they are injured or not.