Copyright 2011 The Sport Massage Clinic
The Sport Massage Clinic
The Sports Hall, New Rd
Bourne End, Bucks
Mobile: 07956 428810
Landline: 01628 232132
how can sports massage help?
Increasing blood flow through the tissues can improve the recovery process allowing the athlete to train more effectively and safely
It assists the removal of waste products and helps supply the tissues with essential nutrients to aid recovery
Increasing knowledge of deep tissues means advice can be given on specific stretching, training and equipment to help improve performance
Helps prevents injury
Imbalances and damage in deep tissues can be detected earlier and potentially corrected before an injury develops.
Through deep tissue massage an athlete can learn to monitor their own condition and adjust their training accordingly .
Pre-event sports massage can stimulate circulation, calm nervous tension and help prepare the athlete for optimal performance
What happens when I visit a therapist for the first time?
Normally your first visit can lasts an hour. During this time, the therapist will take a full case history and may ask you to remove some of your clothes, providing privacy for you to do so. Tell your therapist if you feel uncomfortable about this, or if you would like a chaperone. Anyone under the age of 16 is required to have a parent or guardian present. If you have further questions please don't be afraid to ask. If you have a medical condition it may be necessary to get clearance to massage, so please let the therapist know before you attend.
Post Massage Care
After the massage it is important that the client increases their water intake to re-hydrate the body and flush the body of toxins. The client may be given specific post treatment advice customised to the requirements of the condition presented.