Do I need a Sports Massage?
Did you know...
That Sports Massages are not just for athletes?
Sports massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation of soft tissue through various techniques. Sports Massage may also enhance performance, aid recovery and prevent injury.
Sports Massage assists in correcting problems and imbalances in soft tissue that are caused from repetitive and strenuous physical activity and trauma - this doesn't have to be from exercise, often it is work/hobby related.
Relieve tension from:
Can help with:
How Regular Should I have a Sports Massage?
Regularity depends on how often you feel tense, anxious, how often you are training and much more
LINCSinjury would advise starting off with a month in between the first and second treatment, then 6 weeks.
The majority of our Sports Massage clients like to come to the clinic every 6-8 weeks.
History of Sports Massage
Massage is recorded as one of the earliest forms of physical therapy and was used over 3000 years ago in China, India and Greece.
There are many forms of massage available to assist us in maintaining our health and wellbeing. Sports massage has been accepted in America, Canada and Australia for many years now, while in the UK, the practice only became known and more widely used in the 1990s.