Sports Massage is an umbrella term used to describe a range of remedial massage and soft tissue therapies designed to deal with sports and occupational related injuries, myofascial pain, joint pain, repetitive injury strains, muscle dysfunction etc. In addition to massage, therapy includes the management and treatment of sports and occupational injuries, exercise therapy and sports nutrition.
Further, anyone who engages in sports or physical activities can benefit from sports massage. As well as dealing with injuries, sports massage can play a central role in preventing injury in the first place as part of pre-event warm-up and post-event cool-down, which helps to enhance performance before exercise and reduce the likely of injury after exercise.
Dry needling is used for neuromuscular problems...
Soft Tissue Release (STR) is used when myofascial or muscle dysfunction / shortening etc. are detected, they can be dispersed to relieve discomfort and pain prior to to a major or more significant injury occurring.
Regular stretching and massage are essential in maintaining healthy muscles and reducing the possibility of injury.
Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) is used as trigger point
Often times when dealing with injury or in preventing injury, stretching plays a vital role. Prescriptive stretching are muscle specific stretches that you the client will be taught helping to deal with