Sports massage and deep tissue massage in Hemel Hempstead
AS Sports Therapy offers sports massage treatments in Hemel Hempstead and the surrounding area including Bovingdon and Potten End. As well as sports massage, AS Sports Therapy helps clients with injury prevention and rehabilitation.
Sports massage isn't just for athletes and sports enthusiasts with sports injuries but anyone who is suffering from any form of injury, strain or pain from everyday life.
Sports massage appointments can be made local to Hemel Hempstead, in our clinic in Berkhamsted. It is fully equipped to provide the best possible treatments to our clients, who are looking for sports massage treatments and other bespoke services. Our clinic is easily accessible via train or car there is also free parking onsite.
What are the other benefits of sports massage therapy?
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.
If you are in Hemel Hempstead, or in the surrounding area and would like to book a sports massage, or even if you'd like to learn more about how sports massage and sports therapy can help you, then please get in contact with Alexandra today.
For sports massages or any treatments, appointments can be made local to Hemel Hempstead. Please call or book using the booking form
Why get a sports massage?
You don't need to be a sporting athlete to benefit from a sports massage.
Many people who are health conscious and want to avoid the build up of muscle tension, will benefit from regular sports massage therapy treatments, allowing them to feel more mobile and energised from the improvement of the blood flow to the muscles.
It's not always easy to find time to exercise as much as we'd like to, sports massage therapy can help increase energy levels, improving your overall well being and sport performance.
Common problems that can be treated with a sports massage:
Muscle tension and stiffness
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)
Limited range of motion
Neck, shoulder and back pain
Aches and pains from exercise and ongoing activity
Stress and anxiety symptoms
Sports massage in Hemel Hempstead
"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
"Really helped me after an extended period of lower back pain - Deep tissue massage"
"Great Sports massage from Alex. Really helped, thank you!"
"Alex is a very knowledgable therapist who discusses your injury/problem with you before starting any treatment. I would recommend a massage with her any time, I felt very safe in her treatment room as she has taken every precaution in safety & cleanliness through these difficult times."
Ann - Sports massage client