About Sports massage

When we hear about the Sports Massage, the very first things come in our mind is that the sports massage is just for the sports persons, it is beneficial for the sports persons and it can only cure the sports injury. We can say that most of the sports massages are prevented to cure the sports injury and to make body ready for sports activities and it also make recovery faster after injuries and workouts. Pre-event and post-event are two basic types or forms of sports massage.

The main goal of all the sports massage is to prevent the injuries, relief from pain and maximize physical activities and performance. Pre-event massage is a kind of warm up the muscles, stretching the body and making your body flexible to increase the athletic performance and decrease chances to injury during games and exercise.

Sometimes after exercising with heavy weight or some other hard body movement our muscles got micro traumas and some time small injuries or swelling too. Post-event sports massage helps to reduce the swelling, stiff muscles, loosens tired, maintaining flexibility and as well as it helps to supply blood flow to muscles to reduce lactic acid and it helps to recover all the injury faster.

Generally these two basic Sports Massages help and especially target following:

  • muscle pain and stiffness
  • muscle strain
  • edema (swelling)
  • muscle soreness
  • muscle sprains
  • muscle tension
  • sore spots
  • repetitive strain injuries
  • tendinitis

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