Sports Massage

What is a Sports Massage?

It is excellent in helping to treat injuries as well as preventing injuries from happening. It works on improving health of muscle, posture, connective tissues surrounding muscles and joints and also can enhance flexibility. The sports massage therapist will individualise the massage and techniques used to the individual.

The Benefits of a Sports Massage

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You do not have to be an athlete for sports massage London services to be beneficial. Some of the beneficial effects of undergoing a sports massage London service include:

  • improving your blood circulation flow
  • improving the flow of your lympatic system
  • removing any metabolic waste from exercise
  • relieving muscle spasm
  • improving muscle flexibility
  • helping the optimum laying down of scar tissue after an injury
  • working on nerve endings
  • relief of pain
  • preparing the body for exercise

The massage can be directed at one specific area or over the whole body and it can be carried out at your workplace, home or hotel.

What Does a Sports Massage Consist of?

Each therapist has their own techniques but they will usually consist of a variety of techniques, such as long stroking movements through the muscles and connective tissue or more localised techniques on specific problem points. The therapist can also put the body on stretch whilst carrying out the techniques. Different depths and strength of massage are adapted to the individual’s needs and tolerance. The therapist can also detect a problem that may be actually a result of tightness somewhere else in the body and by treating that area, get rid of the problem.

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Ciara graduated with a BSC (Hons) from Brunel University in 2012. She initially started her career within the NHS, completing her junior rotations within medical respiratory, intensive care unit, care of the elderly, orthopedics, community,... Read More »

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Melissa qualified as a Physiotherapist from St Georges University in 2014. She started her career in the NHS working with patients with learning disabilities and mental health issues, mostly rehabilitating patients in the hydrotherapy pool and gym.... Read More »

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Nassor qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2010 from St Georges University London. He began his career in the NHS completing numerous ward based and outpatient rotations to gain experience in musculoskeletal, orthopaedic, care of the elderly... Read More »

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Susan Callanan qualified as a Physiotherapist from the  University of Hertfordshire in 2015 and has been working at Physiocomestoyou Ltd since 2016.  She is a registered physiotherapist and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. She... Read More »

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Abu Ambia qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 2009 from St George's University of London. He has worked within the NHS, social services and private sector - specialising in Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics, Elderly Care and Post-operative... Read More »

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Jose qualified as a Physiotherapist from the Jean Piaget School in 2007 and has been working at Physiocomestoyou Ltd in Londonsince 2011.  He recently moved back to Portugal and and now manages Physiocomestoyou in the Algarve.  He has been working... Read More »

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Jacob qualified from Rajiv Gandhi University of Karnataka, India as a physiotherapist in January 2001. Jacob has experience of working in a variety of different specialties within the NHS as well as the private sector over the years. These include... Read More »

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Ivan (M.Ost) qualified from the University College of Osteopathy (formerly the British School of Osteopathy) in London and is a registered osteopath with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and the Institute of Osteopathy (IO). Ivan is also a... Read More »

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Claire grew up and studied in South Africa, graduating in 2007 with four diplomas in Clinical Personal Fitness Training, Sports Nutrition, Holistic Massage and Clinical Exercise.  She went on to work in the health and sports industry as a Personal... Read More »

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