Sports & Therapeutic Massage in London
Sports massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a person engaged in physical activity. Soft tissue includes, skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia. It is designed to assist in correcting problems and imbalances in soft tissue that are caused from repetitive and strenuous physical activity and trauma. The application of sports massage, alongside exercise, may enhance performance, aid recovery and prevent injury.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but uses slower movements and deeper pressure. This is beneficial in releasing chronic aches, pains and muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia.
An incredibly popular massage for long lasting stress relief and a fantastic feeling of wellbeing. It increases the level of oxygen in the blood, decreases muscle toxins, improves circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
Who is it for?
Everyone should treat themselves to a massage every so often. If you are feeling stressed, rushed off your feet or experiencing tension then a massage could really help.
A sports massage is beneficial for those who engages in physical activity -irrespective of age, level of fitness or level of training. Sports massage can complement your training regime by preventing injury. Athletes with injuries or problems will find that the stimulatory effects of sports massage encourage the healing process.
Sports massage can also benefits those who experience aches and pains and incorrect posture due to their occupation. This could be spending too long sitting at a desk, but also having a highly active job.
How long is the appointment?
You may either book a 30 minute or one hour appointment.
For a sports massage we advise your initial appointment to be a one hour massage. After discussion and assessment we can then advise how to proceed with your treatment.