Therapeutic Massage & Sports Injuries

Therapeutic massage is designed to relieve pain, reduce stress, and work on a specific problem or an injury a person might be experiencing, such as a frozen shoulder or shin splints.

The term ‘therapeutic massage’ is not limited to and does not equal deep tissue massage. Deep tissue massage is effective at breaking down scar tissue and getting your blood circulating, but it may not be what you need on a particular day. A good therapeutic massage is about applying specific techniques and the right amount of pressure to address your current needs.

It can be help you:
● Ease muscle tension, aches and pains
● Relieve stress
● Increase the efficiency of the soft tissue
● Improve power, strength and endurance of the muscles in and around the injured area
● Enhance sports performance
● Improve mobility and flexibility of joints
● Reduce soft tissue inflammation
● Increase in lymphatic drainage and removal of waste products
● Reduce heart rate and improve circulation

Sports & Remedial (Deep Tissue) Massage

Aimed to relieve muscular tension, increase circulation and treat specific soft tissue injuries. You don’t have to be engaged in regular sports activities to enjoy a good sports massage. Those with more sedentary lifestyles looking to alleviate muscle pain and stiffness can also benefit.

Tui Na (Chinese Medical Massage)

Tui Na, the oldest physical aspect of Chinese Medicine, translates as “Grasping and pulling the disease out of the body”. It combines modern techniques and understanding with the depth and sensitivity of a traditional art. It is an excellent mode of therapy that works with conditions and pain caused by sports, acute or repetitive stress injuries. It can be also used to ease physical and emotional tension caused by internal conditions such as anxiety and stress.

Cupping

Designed to increase circulation, lift, stretch and create space within the body’ changing the biomechanic’s aspects of the skin, soft tissue and peripheral circulatory system. Cupping might be used as a supportive therapy alongside any Therapeutic Massage forms. Originally used in traditional health systems, it has gained more recognition today in working with physical issues. You can request cupping as a part of your sports massage or Tui Na or book a separate appointment.