Enhance Training, Performance, and Recovery
Sports massage helps keep you in top physical condition, so you can meet the demands of sports, recreational activities, and other strenuous physical challenges.
Thus, our Registered Massage Therapists can help address conditions like:
- Sports injuries
- Muscle rehabilitation
- Post marathon soreness
- Injury prevention
- Limited mobility
- Athletic training
What Is It Like to Get Sports Massages?
A sports massage is a specific type of massage that uses various techniques to address your specific issues. Therefore, it is highly customized to your sport and your current condition. At Davie Village RMT, sports massage always starts with:
- a conversation about how you use your body in sports and other activities
- a discussion about your training and performance schedules
- talk about any current injuries or other problems you are having
- an assessment of your present physical condition
- a treatment plan catered to your specific sport and personal needs
The RMT then provides a massage customized to your needs, using the techniques that are right for you. Further, the massage therapist focuses on the parts of your body that you use most strenuously in your sport and that is most vulnerable to injury. If you are already injured, the session will address that condition.
Sports massage is relaxing. It can be slightly uncomfortable at times, but you need to let your RMT know if you feel pain during the massage. After the massage is completed, your RMT may assign homework to help you maintain the benefits of the massage.
Benefits of Sports Massage
Sports massage can be beneficial at all stages of training and performing. As you train, sports massage can help you prepare for sports and recreational activities by increasing your flexibility, preventing injuries, decreasing muscle tension, and reducing the likelihood of overuse injuries. After you engage in a sport or recreational activity, massage can help you relax, relieve muscle tension, and recover from injuries.
When it is time to perform, your body responds to the demands you place on it more efficiently and powerfully. When you are pushing yourself to the max, sports and other rigorous activities can take a toll on your body. Sports massage can help you recover more quickly and completely.
Is Sports Massage Right for Me?
If you regularly play a sport or engage in rigorous recreational activities, sports massage can be a beneficial part of your training routine. If you participate in sports only occasionally, you may need sports massage to recover afterwards. Talk to your Davie Village RMT to find out if a sports massage is right for you.