Sports Massage – 1 hour (minimum)
A form of massage which utilizes specific techniques and stretches to help obtain maximum physical conditioning and also helps promote healing and recovery of the following:
Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, Whiplash, Scoliosis, Neck and Shoulder Tension/Headache, Ankle Sprain, Achilles Tendon Bursitis, Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinosis, Shin Splints, Chronic Compartment Syndrome, Calf Muscle Strain, Knee Injuries: Collateral Ligament Sprain, Cruciate Ligament Sprain, Meniscal Tear, Osgood Schatlers Disease, Patellofemoral Syndrome, Piriformis Syndrome, Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Runners Knee), Osteoarthritis of the knee, Trochanteric Bursitis, Hamstring Strain, Quadricep Strain, Adductor Strain, Shoulder Injuries: Rotator Cuff Strain, Frozen Shoulder, Subacrominal Bursitis, Tennis Elbow, Golfers Elbow, Hand and Wrist Injuries: Fracture of the Scaphoid, Carpel Tunnel Syndrome, Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Pre Event Massage – 30 minutes
Booked yourself into a race or sporting event? Get your body into top condition before your event with a pre-event massage. Get muscles ready for action by stimulating circulation, reducing tension in tight muscle groups, increase flexibility, decrease anxiety and nervous tension and enhance a state of focus and concentration.
Post Event Massage – 1 Hour
After your event massage can help to assist the cool down process, relax tight muscle groups, stimulate circulation, reduce potential soreness, and promote lymphatic drainage. Massage techniques can be used to spread muscle fibres to minimise fascial adhesions.
*See the Cochrane review for Lower Back Pain – www.thecochranelibrary.com NICE Guidelines suggest for lower back pain a course of manual therapy – 12 weeks and 9 treatments – including manipulation, mobilization (pilates or personal Training for Lower Back Pain) and massage