How Sports Massage Helps

Sports massage therapy is considered a balanced training regimen to reduce recovery time to ensure full performance during the event. Sports massage therapy helps by increasing blood flow; thus all benefits follow.

  • Enhancing pre-event preparation: When undergoing sports massage therapy, recovery time is reduced, thus giving high-quality performance during the training and even after the event. When the muscles are relaxed before the event, there are less chances for you to experience muscle cramps and strains during the event.
  • Promoting flexibility: strenuous activities mean overusing or overstretching your muscles. When your body exceeds the limit of flexibility, there is a possibility for injury. A torn muscle can cause you your career and will have all the medical attention you need.
  • Increased healing:  sports massage therapy increases blood flow by equally distributing them throughout the body. All these results in a faster recovery time, which all athletes need. As the blood carries oxygen throughout the body, it focuses on the damaged area; continuous supply of blood promotes muscle repair.
  • Reduced soreness and pain: for those who go for activities twice a week, sports massage is highly recommended before or after an activity. For those do not work out often, sports massage can be done once in a while.

Sports massage is more than just a typical body massage; comparing it to a deep tissue massage, pressure points are given to the origin of pain. Sports massage on the other hand focuses on reducing the pain you may feel or the pain to be felt at the event by working on and enhancing the most abused parts of your body. It is found that even a 30-second sports massage can improve the hip-flexor range of motion, which is most important especially for runners, basketball players and other contact sports.

Now that sports massage is within reach when it comes to affordability and availability. Let not sore muscles and stress keep you from going through your hobby. Professional massage therapists are all you need and the perfect timing of the sports massage therapy.

Massage Envy Lakeland
3615 South Florida Ave. Unit 56 MM# 25557, Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 646-3689
http://www.massageenvy.com/clinics/FL/Lakeland.aspx

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