What is Sports Massage?

Sports Massage is a special form of massage and is typically used before, during, and after athletic events. 


 Purpose of Sports Massage

The main purpose is to help alleviate the stress and tension which builds up in the body's soft tissues during physical activity.  Where minor injuries and lesions occur, due to overexertion and overuse, massage can break them down quickly and sports massageeffectively.  The massage will help prepare the athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.

Depending on the needs of each individual, a variety of techniques are used.   It can be aimed to help heal strained muscles and allow healthy ones to reach peak performance and maintain it while minimizing the risk of injury.


Sports Massage has many benefits:


. Reduces the heart rate and blood pressure

. Increases blood circulation and lymph flow

. Reduces muscle tension

. Improves flexibility

. Relieves pain