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Effective Sports Massage
Looking for a sports massage in the Chichester area?
Sports massage is used to treat soft tissue injuries that occur in everyday life and sport. We use a range of techniques including superficial and deep muscle massage, stretching, muscle release techniques, strapping and taping. Our aim is always to improve your range of movement, reduce pain and aid injury recovery.
A Sports massage is ideal to treat injuries and as well as a preventative treatment dealing with the health of muscle and connective tissue, range of movement, tone, symmetry, balance of muscle and quality of posture.
A Sports massage is ‘the manipulation of soft tissue to release tension, reduce pain, restore range of movement and promote good condition’. This is achieved through a range of techniques, some of which are effective on some people, some of which are not. It is then down to me to work with my clients to find the right tools to unravel their current injury situation or assist them with their training program. Essentially the ‘manipulation of soft tissue’ means moving muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue around in a range of ways to achieve the desired effect.
WHAT WE CAN DO
The ability to treat a large
range of pains & other conditions
The Art of Massage
From easing muscle soreness after exercise to reducing stress, dozens of studies stretching back several decades, have linked massage with real physical and psychological benefits.
Rapid Pain Relief
SCENAR Sports Massage Therapy is a unique and revolutionary treatment for all types of pain and injuries. SCENAR works in two ways to promote rapid healing and provide effective pain relief.
Stress, anxiety and continual pain can make you feel depressed at times. A SCENAR pain relief massage can help lift your mood while relieving the pain.
Sports massage & scenar
When looking at and treating the injury or symptoms, root causes are also carefully considered and this may lead the treatment into other areas around the body. Some of these areas may seem quite a strange to work on to begin with given the case scenario and therefore advising the client is always something that we try to achieve in the most simplistic, understandable way.
If there is pain or discomfort, loss of mobility or restriction of movement we can successfully treat and hopefully cure. If there is a sporting activity or a training schedule being followed regular treatments can enhance performance and an ongoing relationship with the practitioner can only make this even more effective. Similarly our everyday working lives and lifestyles create the same set of problems and these, in the same way, can also be treated successfully. Painful injuries can be effectively treated with our SCENAR Pain Relief therapy. Having a sports massage along with SCENAR therapy gives you massivly effective results with out the discomfort associated with a traditional sports massage.
Benefits of Sports Massage Therapy
Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.
Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance. But you don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from sports massage. Sports massage is also good for people with injuries, chronic pain or restricted range of motion. Painful injuries can be effectively treated with our SCENAR Pain Relief therapy.
BTEC Sports Diploma, BTEC Personal Training, BTEC Sports Massage, SCENAR Therapy Diploma
What Happens During Sports Massage?
A sports massage can involve a variety of techniques to achieve the desired goal.
There are four types of sports massages:
Our therapist might also use Swedish massage to stimulate circulation of blood and lymph fluids, and trigger point therapy to break down adhesions (knots in the muscles), and stretching to increase range of motion. Painful sports injuries can be effectively treated with our SCENAR Pain Relief therapy.
When Should I Get A Sports Massage?
A sports massage is a good choice if you have a specific problem — a tender knee from running, for instance. The therapist generally focuses in on the problem area — a frozen shoulder or pulled hamstring, for instance, rather than giving you a full-body massage.
Why Sports Massage?
Sports Massage is a manual therapy which uses a variety of soft tissue techniques. Soft tissue can cause pain and restricted movement for a number of reasons: muscles can become too tight from exercise or stress, soft tissue can be injured by strain or a sprain, muscles can ‘lock down’ when under threat e.g. from whiplash, injury or over stress. Our muscle memory helps us go about our day without having to think, however, we also create negative muscle memory from repeated actions such as typing at a desk or texting. These need to be re-corrected back to positive muscle memory.
Our experienced Sports Massage therapist in Chichester will work with you to understand what is causing your pain or restriction, help you to understand what actions might be causing the problem and ultimately provide pain relief and improvement with treatment. Once we have worked your muscles and relieved the pain, we’ll help you to understand what you can do in daily life to minimise the effects of our lifestyles on our bodies.
Who visits Fresh Start Health?
We have a wealth of clients travelling locally from Chichester, Bognor Regis, Lavant, West Wittering, East Wittering, Birdham, Itchenor, Bosham, Pagham, Westbourne, Emsworth, Havant, Goodwood as well as clients who travel from further afield from Worthing, Brighton, Portsmouth, Southampton, Guildford, Petersfield etc, so they can have an effective treatment. These are regular clients. Talk to us and ask how we can help you…