The Massage Therapy

                        Justyna Sulecka

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy



Remedial Sports Massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation and mobilisation of soft tissues and muscles for pain relief, tension release, muscle repair, health maintenance and injury prevention. Sports massage is not only for people who are engaged in regular physical activity but for people of all ages and conditions, who have never played sports. It is a form of therapy that is designed to assist in correcting problems and imbalances in soft tissue that are caused from repetitive and strenuous physical activity and trauma but also helping inactive people release tension and recover flexibility. Sports Massage involves a range of techniques designed to aid soft tissue recovery, stretching and lengthening shorten and tight muscles, and break down scar tissue. These techniques involve: Deep Tissue Massage, Soft Tissue Release (STR), Muscle Energy Technique (MET), Trigger Point Therapy.

   Benefits of Sports Massage:

-   Improved flexibility and movement

-   Pain relief

-   Injury prevention

-   Minimal muscle tension

-   Improved posture

-   Scar tissue improvement

-   Stimulates the immune system

-   Better recovery by raising blood circulation to the affected area

-   Improved sporting performance

-   Treats existing injuries

   What conditions can it treat:  

-   Chronic pain (stiff neck, back pain, shoulders, elbows and knees)

-   Sciatica

-   Tennis elbow

-   Frozen shoulder

-   Pinched nerve

-   Sports injuries

-   Postural problems

-   Whiplash

     Just to name a few