Remedial massage is an effective way to prevent and treat muscle injuries and pain brought on by lifestyle habits or events.
Lightspeed Sports Recovery can offer postural assessments to identify any imbalances that may be present that are causing pain or discomfort. Through a variety of techniques remedial massage can treat the causes and reduce or eliminate pain from everyday life.
For example headaches can be caused by tension in the shoulders and neck. Through remedial massage techniques the frequency and intensity of headaches can be reduced.
Promotes collagen alignment, muscle function and reduces scar tissue from injuries when applied at the correct stage in the healing process. Therefore making massage an important part in rehabilitation
- Pain relief
- Muscle relaxation
- Increased range of movement and flexibility
- Increase in lymphatic and blood flow
- Muscle spasm and tension relieved
- Promotes feeling of well-being
There are a wealth of techniques used in remedial massage for various situations and conditions. Here is a list of techniques that might be used when you have a sport massage.
- Trigger point therapy
- Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
- Soft tissue release (STR)
- Myofacial release
- Postitional release