"Are you moving poorly because you are in pain, or are you in pain because you are moving poorly?"
Massage is based on our natural instinct to rub areas of the body that hurt to try and comfort, soothe and heal them. It is an intuitive healing method that has been around for thousands of years. In fact, the oldest written records relating to massage is approximately 4000 years old.
Sports and Remedial Massage comprises of a number of different techniques to manipulate the soft tissues of the body, which can be hugely beneficial to most people, not just those who take part in sports. It is appropriate for anyone in need of remedial or soft tissue work, regardless of age or level of fitness.
For individuals who take part in sport or exercise, some of the benefits that can be achieved by having a sports massage include the releasing of muscle tension & pain, improved drainage of waste products, reduced discomfort from DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) and improved posture and flexibility.
Sports massage is not just for problems or injuries that arise from sporting activities either. It can be a very effective way of helping to relieve tension, back pain, headaches, neck stiffness, shoulder injuries, arthritic pain and much more!
Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique that provides deep relaxation, balance and promotes healing.
Massage has huge benefits for all systems of the body, assisting to maintain our health overall.