An active lifestyle is part of a healthy lifestyle; however, do you regularly play sports, go to the gym, or perform strenuous exercises? While it is essential to stretch before exercising, strains and injuries can still happen. This is where Sports Massages can aid in a speedy recovery and prevent further injuries.
So, how do Sports Massages help?
Healing Muscle Damage
You might already have had previous damage from exercise injury, and that the damage may still be present and causing you stiffness or pain. Having a Sports Massage can help with muscle recovery by increasing blood circulation to the damaged area and thus speed up healing. The stimulation from a massage will also promote metabolism and the breakdown of scar tissues that cause discomfort.
Reduce Muscle Pain
A good workout may feel great at the time, but not many of us look forward to waking up the next day with muscle pain. Muscle pain is caused by lactic and carbonic acids that are produced in muscle tissues after your workout. With the help of a Sports Massage, you can reduce the build-up of these pain-inducing acids in your muscles through increased circulation and lymphatic drainage. Regular massage can also improve your muscle motion, increasing your ability to handle intensive workouts, and further reduce tension when participating in sports or exercise.
Regular Sports Massages can help you stretch and loosen muscles, thus improving strength, flexibility and motion. With your muscles in good shape and strengthened, you are more likely to maintain a good posture that promotes balance and handles strain and pressure from training. As your body moves more efficiently through the regular manipulation of your muscles, you will experience fewer injuries and prevent further problems from developing on existing issues, allowing for a speedy recovery.
Whether you’re a professional athlete or simply enjoy being active, Sports Messages can be beneficial for all active types and designed to help you before, during and after training.
Here at Empowering Wellness, our team of professionally trained remedial massage therapists will listen to your needs and tailor a treatment plan specifically for you. We work deep into the muscle tissue to promote healing, increase your flexibility, and help you prevent injuries. You can choose the level of intensity and depth of the massage so that you can relax and allow your body to immerse and enjoy the experience.