Crosby Sports Massage Clinic
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Welcome to Crosby Sports Massage Clinic
Sports Massage Therapy is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues of the body including muscles, tendons and ligaments. The techniques used by sports massage practitioners at our Massage Clinic Liverpool have been developed to ensure effective and efficient results are gained from each massage given.
The purpose of the sports massage is to alleviate stress, prepare an athlete for peak performance, to drain away fatigue, to relieve swelling, to reduce muscle tension, to promote flexibility and to prevent injuries.
Where minor injuries and lesions occur, due to overexertion and/or overuse, massage can break them down quickly and effectively. Sports massage can help prevent those niggling injuries that so often get in the way of performance and achievement, whether a person is an athlete or a weekend warrior.
Swedish Massage Therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about massage. As the best known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of b loss returning to the heart. But Swedish Massage therapy Liverpool goes beyond relaxation. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
Additional Swedish Massage techniques include circular pressure applied by the hands and palms, firm kneading, percussion-like tapping, bending and stretching. Before and during your Swedish massage session, communication is encourage with your professional massage therapist so that your massage is customised to your specific needs.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep tissue therapy is similar to Swedish Massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. the focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints).
Trigger Point Therapy
A trigger point is a tight areas within muscle tissue that causes pain in other parts of the body. A trigger point in the upper back and shoulders, for example may refer pain to the neck and head causing headaches. the pain may be sharp and intense or a dull ache. Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycle of isolated pressure and release. In this type of massage for trigger point therapy, the recipient actively participates through deep breathing as well as identifying the exact location and intensity of the discomfort.
The results and benefits of trigger point massage are releasing constricted areas in the muscles thus alleviating pain. You can experience a significant decrease in pain after just one treatment. Receiving massage with trigger point therapy on a regular basis can help naturally manage pain and stress from chronic injuries.