Many people think that getting a massage is a luxury, something you do on special occasions. It is however a key component to a complete fitness lifestyle, helping the body recover, reduce downtime and treat chronic pain. A sports massage is an all-encompassing pleasure for the mind, body and spirit.
For athletes, massage relieves pain and tension in muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments. There are many different types of massage - ranging from light rubbing to deep pressure – we offer:
The primary goal of the swedish massage is to relax the entire body using long strokes, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping.
This massage technique uses deeper pressure to release chronic muscle tension. The more-forceful strokes targets the deeper layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding the muscles, bones and joints) to help with muscle damage from injuries.
This is ideal for athletes to both prevent and treat sports injuries. The massage targets and releases congestion in the muscles and connective tissue to increases range of motion and tone, promote symmetry, quality of posture and muscle balance.
This massage focuses on tight, frozen muscle fibers in the body which as a result, cause pain in another part of the body. Trigger point massage uses targeted, deep pressure to alleviate the painful areas of the body.
The power of touch is unprecedented. The simple act of placing hands on someone’s body can encourage them to thrive.
Massage can help you feel better and perform daily work outs on a higher level. In addition to reducing pain and muscle tension, massage also provides numerous medical benefits including:
Beyond the many documented medical benefits of massage, because it relaxes them, adding regular massages to your holistic health plan can play a huge part in maintaining a healthy mind and body connection. Invest in your health! Consider massage appointments a necessary part of your health and wellness plan.
To make an appointment for a massage, call Rush Sports Recovery today at (623) 780-2285.