Massage is a manual technique used to reduce muscle tension, stiffness, and spasms as well as promote circulation, range of motion, and flexibility. Reduction of pain due to muscle tension is common through massage. Focus will be therapeutic, keeping the patient’s needs and goals in mind. Massage treatments are one hour in length, and can be full-body or area-specific.
Sport massage helps to reduce the strain and discomfort of training and chronic strain patterns. allowing a quicker return to maximum training levels.
ENABLES the athlete to recover more quickly from myofascial injury with less chance of chronic problems returning.
PROVIDES psychological boosts to the athlete, consistent with his or her commitment to high performance.
ENHANCES a preventive approach to athletic training whereby soft tissues are free of trigger points and adhesions, thus contributing toward the improvement of peak neuromuscular functioning.
PRE-EVENT massage stimulates circulation, calms nervous tension, and prepares the athlete for optimal performance while reducing the chances of injury.
POST-EVENT massage helps in recovery from hard training and competition.
TRAINING massage focuses on the prevention of developing chronic injuries and aids in the healing process of current ones.
For more information please go to http://csmta.ca/sportmassage.html