FAQs about Sports & Deep Tissue Massage
What is sports massage?
Sports massage is the manipulation of the soft tissue, it focuses on healing your muscles and targets ‘problem areas’ to release tension and reduce soreness.
Do I need to be an athlete to have a sports massage?
No, absolutely not! Ever had an achy back or achy shoulders from sitting at your desk all day or working in the garden? Sports massage can help with that.
Why have a sports massage?
There are so many benefits of having a regular sports massage, some of these include:
- Reduces muscle tension
- Reduces soreness, discomfort and pain
- Increases performance – mentally as well as physically
- Reduces stress levels and their related symptoms (headaches, high blood pressure, low motivation, bad eating habits, disrupted sleep etc)
- Prevents injuries
- Boosts immune system
- It just makes you feel great!
All these benefits help to improve health and wellbeing therefore it can enhance your quality of life and the decisions you make each day.
Do I need to prepare for my massage?
Dehydration can stiffen muscle which could make the massage a bit uncomfortable so try to sip adequate amounts of water prior to your appointment. Also try not to eat a heavy meal prior to your massage.
Can I exercise after my massage?
I would recommend that you wait until the next day to exercise.
If you have any other questions then please contact me.