A type of manual manipulation geared specifically toward helping people who have physically demanding lifestyles or hobbies. Sports massage helps relieve muscular tension, break down adhesion's, mobilise soft tissues and reduce pain.
Use: Mainly used for treatment of larger and older knots that have built up over longer periods of time due to high training volume, trauma, muscle imbalance or poor biomechanics.
Pressure & Movement: Involves a wide range of techniques that include effleurage, kneading, wringing, hacking and trigger pointing.
Area of Focus: Soft tissue & joints affected with pain or injury or both.
Benefits: Helpful in aiding recovery from injury- Prevention of injury-Assist performance through helping boost power production and the range of motion.