Sports Massage

A sports massage is a type of therapy geared toward athletes and the particular stresses they place on their bodies. A sports-massage therapist is trained in applying techniques to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition,  and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.Also to help the individual cool down after exertion and enhance their overall performance.

The scientific manipulation and assessment of soft tissue for the  prevention of injuries and therapeutic purposes, involving the  restoration to normal functional activity of the various structures of the body,  while maintaining good physical condition and health, through mobilizing and improving muscle tone,  promoting relaxation,  stimulating circulation,  and producing therapeutic effects on all systems of the body.  Proper sports massages should concentrate on increasing motion and flexibility, relieving muscle soreness, and promoting a quick recovery from muscle overuse.