Sports Massage in Fulham is proven to be a highly effective way of dealing with physical problems and pain resulting from exercises. It's the reason why so many sports and fitness enthusiasts consider sports massage to be an essential part of their health regime. They know if they are to perform at their peak, it's vital to care for their muscles. Sports massage also offers important psychological benefits, in that it aid relaxation and combats stress, enabling you to place yourself in the best frame of mind. However, sports massage is not just for athletes, but for anyone with tension and general aches and pains.
Sports massage uses certain tissue techniques to mobilise and manipulate muscles. Its main purpose is to enhance repair, relief pain, prevent injury or maintain physical health. It is ideal for acute injuries like ligament sprain or muscle tear but also for chronic, long-lasting neck or shoulder problem.
A lot of people assume that sports massage is only beneficial for athletes and physically active people. Those with more sedentary life-style can also benefit from having a regular sports massage. It releases tension that accumulates in the muscles and helps to improve body’s flexibility.
Sports massage Fulham is a great way to:
- Prevent injuries or long-term damage to muscles and joints
- Enhance training performance
- Speed up healing and recovery from injury
Sports massage Fulham – what can it treat?
From elite tennis or cricket players to recreational joggers or golfers, and weekend soccer or football warriors – sports massage has been proven to effectively help with any musculoskeletal injuries such as hamstring or quads strain, ankle ligament sprain, rotator cuff injury, twisted knee and more.
It also works wonders in treating long-lasting injuries of stiff neck, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow, shin splints, plantar fasciitis and lower back pain. No matter how (in)active you are, sports massage can help you to feel more at ease with your body.
Sports massage Fulham – how can it help?
Your qualified sports massage therapist at Fulham Massage & Wellness will massage and mobilise soft tissues of the muscles, tendons, fascia and ligaments, helping to rid your body of metabolic waste products. This will automatically improve circulation and lymph flow necessary to build healthy tissue. Sports Massage Fulham can also enhance muscle tone, length and flexibility leaving you less prone to experience spasms, fatigue and tension.
Remember that you don't have to be a sports enthusiast to benefit from a sports massage. Our sports massage practitioners work with a wide range of clients from professional athletes to office workers and busy mums to help resolve a range of routine problems.
Sports massage for physically active in Fulham
Taking regular exercise is highly beneficial to overall health, as well as improving your strength and flexibility. However, exercise can also place the body under intense stress, resulting in stiff and sore muscles and leaving you prone to injury. Sports massage is beneficial to anyone who uses their body strenuously or repetitively, including activities such as running, swimming, athletics, football, rugby, yoga, dancing, cycling, golf, horse riding and racquet sports. And if you're just beginning a new fitness regime, you will find that sports massage helps you become fitter more quickly, while experiencing less stiffness and soreness.
What to expect?
Sports massage often uses soft tissue manipulation and stretches. The therapist normally applies firm, vigorous pressure and concentrates on the area of problem or discomfort. In order to release “knots” and “crunchiness” from the muscles, the therapist usually uses hands, knuckles or even elbow.
It is normal to feel slight tenderness or soreness during and after the sports massage. Most people describe it as if they experience a muscle ache after a good workout. This occurs when muscles release all toxins and waste products which were stuck inside them. Drinking plenty of water after sports massage is important to flush it all out rather than re-absorb again into the muscles.
Personalised treatment plan: Depending on your goal or severity of your pain, your therapist at Fulham Massage & Wellness may recommend a series of sessions. If the pain or soreness is on-going, we may also suggest that you schedule a regular sports massage as a preventative measure (typically every 4-6 weeks) to ensure your problem does not return.
If you think a sports massage might help you feel or perform better, give us a call on 020 3794 9760 to book your treatment at Fulham Massage & Wellness. You can also use our Online Booking Form. We are the London's leading sports and deep tissue massage clinic and can't wait to help you!