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SPORTS MASSAGE

Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.

​Aspects of sports massage therapy are gaining popularity as useful components in a balanced training regimen.

Sports massage therapy can be used as a means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event.

​Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance.

REMEDIAL MASSAGE

Everyone, whatever your age, can benefit from remedial therapy as we all suffer with problems and injuries created by our hectic day-to-day lifestyles.

Maybe you suffer from tension headaches brought on by working in a stressful environment. Perhaps you have back/shoulder pain caused by digging the garden or painting the ceiling. You might have a sports injury like tennis elbow, or a groin strain. If you were unfortunate enough to be involved in a road traffic accident you may be suffering from whiplash.

Remedial massage therapy will treat your condition and speed-up the healing process enabling you to achieve a faster recovery.  RMT has been used for many thousands of years as a manipulative treatment for people suffering from muscular, joint and stress related problems. There are many conditions and injuries that respond well to this treatment, below are some of the most common problems that it can help:

  • Stiff neck, shoulders and back
  • Frozen shoulders
  • Whiplash
  • Backache and Sciatica
  • Debilitating headaches and migraines
  • Stress
  • Muscle tension
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Tennis/golfers elbow
  • Sprains and strains
  • Sporting injuries
  • Poor blood-flow and lymph circulation

By using proven deep massage techniques remedial massage treats muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints – relieving pain and tension in the body.  It is also very effective method of aiding rehabilitation.

Therapists who offer this treatment

Dorothy Collinson

Dorothy Collinson is a sports injury specialist with 20 years experience in…

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Anne Fenwick

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