Whether it’s a sportsman or sportswoman, sports massage plays an important part in everyone’s life whether they are injured or not. Sports massage has various benefits for physical, physiological and psychological. This is the best therapy in general that helps the person to maintain better condition, prevent injuries and loss of mobility, cure and restore mobility to injured muscle tissue, boost performance and extend the overall life of your sporting career.
Sports massage therapy is geared towards athletes of every kind from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. Massage therapists give extreme relaxation while massage the body and focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from monotonous and often insistent moments. These massages are the perfect means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event. Sports massage has various benefits in several areas like-
Physical effects of massage
- Increased tissue permeability
- Break down scar tissue
- Improve tissue elasticity
- Opens micro-circulation
Physiological effects of sports massage
- Pain reduction
Psychological effects of massage
- Anxiety reduction
Therapeutic massage can help prevent injuries and stimulate existing injuries to heal faster by professional athletes, athletic trainers and therapists. Specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares the body and mind for optimal performance. For anyone participating in regular physical activity, Sports massage therapy every week or two may be a great addition to your normal regimen.
It is always suggestible to talk with your professional massage therapist to find a plan that will work best with your schedule, level of activity and budget.