During your Sports Massage session, you will be taken through some health and injury related questions to establish the best treatment method for you. After this, your therapist will proceed to work on the affected area and following treatment you will be advised on future treatment, as well as any self management techniques.
Your treatment will include some or all of the following:
Your sports massage will include using effleurage, petrissage and compressions friction techniques
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (ISASTM)
Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) is a popular treatment for myofascial restriction. IASTM uses specially designed instruments to provide a mobilizing effect to scar tissue and myofascial adhesions
Muscle Energy Stretching involves using light muscular contraction prior to stretching which helps to relax the muscle and limit the body’s protective reflex to contract whilst the muscle is being stretched.
Direct pressure over the soft tissue trauma area to manipulate the fibres. It is very useful for breaking down scar tissue and softening adhesions.
Cupping increases blood circulation to the area where the cups are placed. This may relieve muscle tension, which can improve overall blood flow and promote cell repair. It may also help form new connective tissues and create new blood vessels in the tissue.
Myofascial is the tough tissue structure which surrounds all your muscles. When this is damaged or traumatised, it can become tight and restrictive.
Trigger Point Therapy
Deep palpation on a specific ‘trigger’ or ‘knot’ to relax the area.
Soft Tissue Release
An advanced technique where stretching & friction is used to a specific area rather than the whole muscle.
What Our Clients Say
Jeff Schlupp - Premiership Footballer for Crystal Palace
I use NW Sports Massage Therapy consistently now. I use them throughout the rigorous Premier League season to help me with my recovery between game's. Thanks bro!