We provide sports massage in our Melbourne clinic.
Humans have been using massage therapy as an effective tool for easing the pain of common ailments of the body for centuries now. Archeological evidences suggest that ancient Chinese and Asian civilizations used therapeutic massage more than 3,000 years ago when they used different oils and herbs to soothe the body and alleviate pain. Over the years, massage therapies and its application as a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has improved significantly. Today, Remedial massage therapy is regarded as the most commonly used forms of CAM in Australia and many other developed countries of the world. Sports massage, in particular, has gained a lot of importance in the past few years as the sports industry has become highly competitive. Athletes all over the world are now pushing their bodies to the limits in order to stay competitive, and sports massage is offering them all the tools they need to survive and improve their field performance. Let’s find out what is sports massage, how is it different than the common relaxation massage, and how athletes all over the globe are benefiting from it.
What Is Sports Massage
Sports massage is a type of massage therapy that targets the soft tissues and trigger points of the body in order to break down adhesions in the muscles that are caused by too much physical activity. It is a type of specialized massage therapy that was originally designed to prepare the athletes to participate in highly competitive games and sports events. Sports massage is targeted to support fitness, increase performance, shorten recovery time, and help reduce the demands of sports on the body.
Whether you are a professional swimmer, tennis player, weight lifter, boxer, dancer, or skater, sports massage can help you improve your field performance, prevent injury, shorten recovery time, encourage focus, and reduce pain from an injury.
What Are The Benefits
Whether you are a professional athlete or an amateur enthusiast, sports massage can offer a significant improvement to your ability to perform at your peak while simultaneously minimizing the risk of injury.
Let’s find out why professional athletes and non-athletes In Melbourne are so crazy about sports massage:
- enhances performance
- offers everyday pain relief
- helps to prevent injury
- improves tissue elasticity
- decreases muscle tension
- reduces inflammation
- helps with delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
- strengthens the immune system
- clears lactic acid from muscles
- prevents adhesions from occurring between the muscle fibers
- improves joint range of motion
- relieves muscle spasms
- increases energy and stamina
- improves muscle tone
- helps battle against depression
Sports massage offers all sorts of psychological, physical and physiological benefits, no wonder every athlete in the world wants to make it a regular part of his/her daily routine.
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