Sports and deep tissue massage
What is Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep tissue massage is used to release chronic muscle tension through slower strokes and more direct deep pressure. It has many benefits including;

  • Helping to loosen muscle tension

  • Aiding the release of toxins from muscles

  • Allowing blood and oxygen to circulate properly throughout the body

  • Helping to increase flexibility

Before your first treatment a consultation will be carried out to ensure  the massage is tailored to your exact needs.

What is Sports Massage?

Sports Massage is a type of massage therapy which utilises deep tissue techniques, with the aim of reducing muscular tension, discomfort and pain. During a sports massage the Therapist may use a variety of soft tissue techniques based upon their assessment findings of your presenting issues which will contribute towards ensuring that you obtain the most benefit from your massage. Various massage techniques will be used including Trigger Point therapy and muscle energy techniques.

It is a common misconception that sports massage is only for elite athletes. Starting a new fitness regime or increasing the time, intensity and/or frequency of exercise can leave muscles feeling increasingly tight and sore over time.

Poor posture and stress can also often lead to tension in the neck and shoulders. A lot of the time it is linked to our daily routine such as sitting at a computer desk, carrying children around, gardening, or driving for long periods.

It has many benefits including;

  • Releasing muscle tension

  • Supporting good posture

  • Reducing muscular pain

  • Reducing muscle stiffness and soreness - including DOMS after exercise or daily activities

​For sports massage at your first appointment we will go through a new assessment /consultation which takes around 20 – 25 minutes depending on the area of focus. Whilst is included in the cost of your massage you will need to allow this additional time onto the length of your appointment.

 

Appointments are available for male and female clients in Fordingbridge.

COVID19 update

Massage appointments will be carried out in line with SMA and Government Covid19 guidance, which also means that should be in Tier 4 appointments will only be available for those are experiencing problems- please contact me for more information on 07891377290.

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