Contrary to the name of the therapy you do not have to be involved in sport. This particular deep tissue massage aims at restoring health to your body tissues by reducing tension and improving circulation. With occupational stress as common as it is, a good regular sports massage can help to restore the mind-body balance as well as identifying and correcting postural problems that can arise from sitting or standing for long periods to overuse from constant repetition. Starting to sound like your current lifestyle?
Current research continues to demonstrate the positive effects of soft tissue therapy in relation to the treatment of cervicogenic headaches, joint movement restrictions, impingements, lower back and neck pain and delayed muscle soreness following exercise activity. Levels of anxiety have also been known to reduce following regular massage treatments. A recent survey conducted in six countries including the UK showed that a significant proportion of people are visiting massage therapists regularly to help keep on top of their ailments, a massage is no longer considered a luxury!!
At Woodside Clinic your treatment would also incorporate a number of advanced soft tissue techniques such as trigger point therapy or tissue release, as these are often used to accompany the usual treatment modalities in order to obtain better results.
So if you are fed up with aches and pains or you just can’t seem to shift that back or head ache then a sports massage may just be the answer you are looking for.