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Sports Injury Care Sports Massage

Sports massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a person engaged in regular physical activity. We cater for all walks in the fitness journey, beginners, people that exercise regularly, other otherwise accomplished athletes.

Soft tissue is the connective tissue that has not hardened into bone and cartilage; it includes skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia (a form of connective tissue that lines and ensheathes the other soft tissues).

Sports massage is designed to assist in correcting problems and imbalances in soft tissue that are caused by repetitive and strenuous physical activity and trauma. The application of sports massage, prior to and after exercise, may enhance performance, aid recovery, and prevent injury.

How a sports massage therapist can help with sports injury

A sports massage helps reduce tension, induce relaxation, and enable athletes to get better quality sleep. Getting enough and proper sleep is incredibly important for athletes because it promotes faster recovery time for injuries incurred. This also helps boost better performance.

Common Sports Injury Types Include:

  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Non-Specific Lower Back Pain
  • Postural Improvement
  • Headaches, Cervicogenic, Migraine, etc.
  • Neck Pain
  • Injury Diagnosis
  • Runner’s Knee
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • ITB Syndrome
  • Knee Injury Rehab Post ACL, MCL, PCL, LCL Meniscus Surgery
  • Disc Prolapse (slipped disc) Rehabilitation and Treatment
  • Golfers/Tennis Elbow (Lateral/Medial epicondylitis)
  • Piriformis Syndrome
The Osteopaths Sports Injury

It is said that the four most common injuries that often go untreated are Achilles Tendinitis, Shin Splints, Tennis Elbow and Shoulder Bursitis. Leaving issues like this untreated can potentially lead to more serious injuries later in life and the risk of developing osteoarthritis.