What is Sports Massage?

Laufender Mann Silhouette mit Skelett und GelenkschmerzenAs defined by the Sports Massage Association:

Sports Massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is applicable not just to sports people but to anybody wishing to guard against or recover from a soft tissue injury.

Sports massage is used to:

  • Improve circulation and lymphatic flow
  • Assist in the removal of metabolic wastes

  • Calm or stimulate nerve endings

  • Increase or decrease muscle tone

  • Increase or decrease muscle length

  • Assist in the remodelling of scar tissue

Sports Massage is not just for the Olympic athlete –¬† we treat armchair athletes too!
Around 50% of our patients are sports injury related and 50% are unrelated to sport.
Our youngest patients are still at primary school and our more senior patients are approaching their 90th birthday.

The benefits of sports massage therapy may also help relieve many day to day problems, such as:

  • Repetitive strain injury e.g: work, driving

  • Sprains and strains

  • Tension

  • General aches and pain e.g: gardening, lifting, playing with the kids

  • The effects of poor posture

  • Tight muscles / Muscle spasm<%2

We offer Sports Massage in Devizes, Pewsey and Amesbury Рplease phone 07423 433930 or book online.