Types of Massage

Medway Sports Massage can offer a wide range of treaments to help you get back on your feet.  

Here are a list of treatments to help you decide which one is best for you!

Remedial Massage

Remedial massage treats musculoskeletal conditions such as back pain, stiff neck and shoulders, sciatica and knee injuries.

 

Treatment may include massage, mobilisations, tractions, rehabilitation exercises/stretches, postural assessment and a mixture of the techniques used for therapeutic effect.

Sports Massage

Sports massage is used to help prevent injuries and to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries.  

 

Sports massage is one of the oldest forms of recorded massage dating back to early martial arts to ancient Greek and Roman times.  

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage focuses on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints.

 

Deep tissue massage produces a large amounts of endorphins (the body’s own painkiller) that gives a natural high whilst releasing chronic muscle tension.

Post and pre event massage

What is Pre-and post- event Massage?

 

Pre-event relaxes the muscles and flushes through the body to ensure the athlete is performance ready.

 

Post-event is superb for helping the athlete to recover and help the body repair and recuperate.

Kinesio-taping

Kinesiology tape is an adhesive elastic cotton strip which is thin and stretchy simulating the same thickness and elasticity of human skin.  This makes the tapes perfect for use in a wide variety of musculoskeletal and sports injuries as it can be worn without constricting or restricting movement.  

 

It can also be used for helping to reduce inflammatory conditions.

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