Sports massage, also known as Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve muscle tension, lengthen muscle fibres, improve fleaxability and get the blood pumping round the body to provide nutrients to damaged tissues.
Muscle tension can build up in the body’s soft tissues not just from physical exercise but also from bad posture at work and being stationary positions for long periods of time. Sports massage is also benefical to people participating in physical exercise as it can help with many issues. overextension or overuse, minor injuries and lesions occur in the muscles that can cause a great deal of pain and result in poor performance.
Sports massage has many physiological, physical and phychological benefits. Sports massage helps alleviate pain and prevent such injuries that greatly affect flexibility, mobility. It should not only be used to treat issues but as a preventitative measure from muscular issues occuring.