People have a preconception that sports people have exclusivity to having a deep tissue sport massage, this is not the case! Even though in recent years it has reemerged as an a accepted method to enhance the physical, physiological and psychological well being of an active person the effects can be benefited by everyone. Sports massage is a deep tissue massage concentrating on specific areas of the body and specific injuries or trauma effecting those areas. The causes may stem from poor posture, occupational stress and other lifestyle factors and not necessarily to do with a specific sport.
As a new client your injuries will be safely assessed and providing there are no contra-indications, your therapist will be able to prescribe the appropriate treatment. Though a good massage may take the pain away, that alone will not remedy the problem. Your therapist will be able to recognize the causes of the problem and will offer advice and guidance on how it can be prevented in the future.
There are many benefits that can be achieved and felt from a deep tissue massage. These include, physiological benefits, ranging from the relief of soreness, tension and stiffness within the muscles, to restoring range of movement to the joints, improving posture, reducing scar tissue and the blood supply is increased to the muscles therefore nutrients and oxygen nourish them . The psychological benefits of massage include the reduction of mental stress, promoting better sleep, decreasing anxiety, improving concentration and energy levels as well as generating confidence and well being. These are just a few examples, there are many more which will be explained at your initial consultation by your therapist.
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