Treatments & Therapies

Practioners & Therapists

Brett Jackson

Sports and Remedial Massage

Overview of the treatment

Sports and remedial massage is specifically designed for people who are involved in physical activity. But you don't have to be a professional athlete to have one. It is also used by people who are active and work out often. The focus isn't on relaxation but on preventing and treating injury and enhancing athletic performance.

Ailments which can be treated by this therapy

Sports and remedial massage monitors the condition of the soft tissues. During this treatment a variety of stoke techniques are used to treat areas of tension, fibrosis and any scar tissue. Sports and remedial massage promotes recovery, flexibility and quality of performance. It helps to loosen muscles and increase flexibility.

How is the treatment done

Sports and remedial massage favours injury prevention and management by monitoring the condition of the soft tissues. A combination of techniques is being used. The strokes are generally faster than Swedish massage. Facilitated stretching is a common technique.