Why book a sports massage?
Sports massage doesn't just benefit athletes or sports enthusiasts with a sports injury. If you're suffering from any form of injury, strain or pain from everyday life, then you'll benefit from a sports massage.
Having regular sports massages will help you reduce the risk of injury and enable you to recover quicker after exercise and allow you to exercise more frequently.
Common issues that can be treated with sports massage treatment:
Muscle tension and stiffness
Neck, shoulder and back pain
Aches and pains from exercise and ongoing activity
Stress and anxiety symptoms
Other benefits of sports massage
Whether you're regular gym-goer, keen jogger or spend too much time behind the desk, sports massage can help anyone. Sports massage has a number of physiological, psychological and physical benefits:
Reduce stress - Your body doesn’t function as well when it’s under stress. Sports massage can reduce the stress hormones that your body produces when it’s under stress.
Relaxing - Through heat generation and circulation your muscles will begin to relax and after an intense workout or a game of football, the best thing for your muscles to do is relax.
Improved mood - When your body releases the serotonin and endorphins into your bloodstream through manipulation your mood begins to increase and improve.
Pain reduction - Tension in muscles can often cause pain, sports massage can help reduce this by release body endorphins, this not only reduces pain but starts to make your body feel good.
Encourages blood circulation - Sports massage not only helps increase blood flow but helps open your blood vessels through stretching and enabling the nutrients to pass through them easier.
Perform better - If you’re active or play regular sport, a sports massage will help increase your performance. Looking after your muscles will allow you to run faster, swim further, lift heavier, essentially regardless of what activity, you will feel the benefit.
What can I expect from my first treatment?
Your first treatment will consist of an initial assessment, which will involve discussing your health background, your lifestyle and where any pain points are located. Sports massages are different to a regular massage, as the treatment tends to focus on a particular area, with the use of manipulation to release any tension felt in the muscle group.
If you want to discuss or book a sports massage, or you would like to learn more and about what sports massage can do for you, then please get in contact with Alexandra today.
Sports massage appointments can be made at our clinic in Berkhamsted, which is roughly a 20 minute drive from Aylesbury.
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Sports massage in Aylesbury and the surrounding areas.
AS Sports Therapy offers sports massage, deep tissue massage and other sports therapy treatments, serving Aylesbury, Stoke Mandeville and the surrounding areas. As well as sports massage, AS Sports Therapy helps clients with injury prevention, rehabilitation and personal training.
If you're looking to book a sports massage or any treatment then appointments can be booked at our clinic in Berkhamsted, conveniently located within an approximate 20 minute drive of Aylesbury.
Our clinic is equipped to provide the best possible treatments to our clients, who are looking for sports massage treatments and other bespoke services.
Sports massage Aylesbury
"I would highly recommend Alex. I went to see her as I had hurt my lower back. Not only did she work out why it was hurting she stopped it hurting with her brilliant sports massages and advised me on what I needed to do to prevent it from happening again. I cannot thank her enough!"
Kylie L - Sports massage client
"Alex is very detailed in her appraisal of your injury or issue and completes a thorough rehab session, providing after-care advice. If an old injury or back
pain is troubling you, it is great value for money and definitely worth a try.
I can't recommend her highly enough."
Richard - Sports massage client
"I cannot recommend Alex enough. After leaving A&E with a sports injury, I had no idea on the recovery process and recovery time. Alex helped me in the healing process of my injury as well through taping and massage, and giving me lots of exercises to speed up the recovery. Professional, COVID safe and so helpful. I will definitely be using Alex again throughout recovery."
Jess - Sports therapy client