This is for anyone with aches and pains, not just sports people! Massage targets the problem areas within the muscle and focuses on the muscle and connective tissues. It is the most effective therapy for releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system. Received regularly, massage can help active people and athletes prevent injuries, which might otherwise be caused by overuse. It focuses on muscular connective tissue pain and dysfunction, aiming to restore the body to a pain free and balanced state using a variety of massage and stretching techniques. Some common issues include lower back pain and tension in shoulders resulting from daily work and life commitments. It can also help neck stiffness, carpal tunnel symptoms, tennis elbow, bursitis frozen shoulder, back pain, low back stiffness, sciatica and shin splints, to name a few conditions.
Sports people who are looking to improve performance and increase their competitive edge do so by adopting a training schedule to enhance their skill, strength, stamina and suppleness and speed. It is this potential for overuse that may create pain and imbalances in the soft tissues. Sports massage can help to reduce this pain and keep them performing at their very best.
Neurological testing can also be used to help identify restrictions in range of movement and muscular weakness. For more information on this please contact me.