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What is sports massage?
Massage is recognised as being one of the oldest methods of healing at over 4,000 years old. Massage is the manual manipulation of soft tissue structures like muscles, tendons and ligaments. Massage helps stimulate normal movement and function. There are also great health benefits by improving relaxation and reducing stress.
Sports massage therapy helps aid recovery from training and racing and also helps sport preparation by removing unwanted intra-muscular toxins and stiffness, which accelerates damaged tissue repair as well as improve soft tissue elasticity.
You don’t have to be a sportsperson to feel the benefits of having a sports massage (aka deep tissue massage It can help to relieve the tension that builds up in your muscles, be it from regular training or stress in the workplace.
Massage combines well with physiotherapy in the recovery from injury and disabilities.