Sports massage is an excellent way to speed up recovery during sports training as well as following an injury. It has a number of benefits including physical, physiological and psychological improvement. Current research shows that sports massage can help with the following:
Reducing anxiety – massage induces relaxation which in turn reduces anxiety
Invigoration/increased energy – massage can leave you feeling invigorated and with more energy. This is particularly useful before an event.
Pain reduction – Massage helps reduce tension and releases the bodies endorphins, influencing our pain perception.
Relaxation – Muscles relax through heat generated, circulation and stretching.