Whether you're regular gym-goer, keen jogger or spend too much time behind the desk, sports massage can help anyone. Sports massage, sometimes referred to as deep tissue massage, has a number of physiological, psychological and physical benefits:
Sports massage serving Tring, Wendover, Aston Clinton
AS Sports Therapy offers effective sports massage treatments for clients from in and around Tring, Wendover, Aston Clinton and Aylesbury areas.
As well as sports massage, AS Sports Therapy helps clients with sports injury prevention, rehabilitation and personal training.
Sports massage doesn't just benefit athletes or sports enthusiasts with a sports injury. Those affected from any form of injury, strain or pain as a result from everyday life will benefit from sports massage.
Why get a sports massage?
Common issues that can be treated with 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
"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 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
"Alexandra is really knowledgable and friendly! My whole posture improved even in one visit! I would recommend her."
Annabel - Sports massage client
How can sports massage help me?
You don't need to be a sporting athlete to benefit from a sports massage, or a deep tissue 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. This will allow 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.
If you are in the Tring, Wendover, Aston Clinton or Aylesbury area and want to book a sports massage you can do so at the Berkhamsted clinic. Fully equipped to provide the best possible treatments to our clients who are looking for sports massage treatments.
What are the other benefits of sports massage therapy?
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. 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 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.
Want to a book a sports massage? AS Sports Therapy is based in Berkhamsted, conveniently located for clients in the Tring, Wendover, Aston Clinton and Aylesbury areas. To book a sports massage click here or call 07521 310701 to enquire.
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 a 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 the clinic in Berkhamsted, which is within easy reach for clients from the Tring, Wendover, Aston Clinton and Aylesbury areas. You can also arrange to have an appointment at the comfort of your own home or place of work.
Bookings can be made here: Booking form