Compass Muscle Therapy

Sports Massage & Deep Tissue Massage

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Sports Massage and Deep Tissue Massage

What is Sports Massage?

Sports Tissue Massage is a form of massage used to help rehabilitation and manipulate the soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments.

The techniques used by sports massage practitioners have been developed to ensure effective and efficient results are gained from each massage given. Sports massage may:

  • Improve circulation and lymphatic flow
  • Assist in the removal of metabolic waste
  • Sedate or stimulate nerve endings
  • Increase or decrease muscle tone
  • Increase or decrease muscle length
  • Remodel scar tissue when required
  • Assist in mental preparation for sporting participation

 

Who can have Sport Massage?

You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from Sports Massage. The benefits above can help improve and relieve any day to day problems such as repetitive strain injuries, sprains, tension, fatigue and many more problems that everyone experiences.

If you are a sports performer, of any level, a sports specific massage can be beneficial at various stages of participation. For example:

  • The conditioning / training phase
  • Pre competition
  • Inter competition
  • Post competition
  • Post travel
  • Injury prevention
  • Injury recovery

Regardless of your experiences in sport or exercise, whether you exercise socially or compete to an international level – sports massage may have something to offer you.

What is Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep Tissue Massage is very similar to Sports Massage. Using deep presure to release chronic muscle tension, the focus is on the deeper layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints).

Deep Tissue Massage

Our therapists are full qualified and insured and have a experience working with a variety of clients in assisting with preventive treatment and injury recovery and will able to tailor a program to get you back to where you want to be.

Our therapists will be able to identify anyone for whom sports massage or deep tissue massage would be ill-advised or detrimental to their short or long-term well being. They will assess each individual and provide the appropriate massage techniques, and advise on alternative action if required.

Price (from Jan 2019) 

30 minute treatment – £27.50

45 minute treatment – £38.50

60 minute treatment – £44.00

 

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