Sports Massage

Our Treatments

Sciatic Relief Treatment
Head Massage
Pregnant Massage
Face Lift & Acupressure Massage

Sports massage is the use of massage for the treatment and prevention of sports injuries such as 

massage, manual therapy, joint mobilization, and rehabilitative exercise such as stretching,

strengthening and postural exercise.

 

Our Sports Massage therapy is designed to treat injuries or chronic pains using slower strokes and deep pressure to work on deeper layers of soft tissues such as muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments, bursa and nerves.

 

This treatment is used of Sports Massage and Remedial massage. May causes some soreness during or right after the massage.

 

However, if the massage is done correctly you should feel better than ever within a day or two. 

 

Remedial / Deep Tissue massage is the technique focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissues and it aims to release the chronic patterns of tensions in the body through slow strokes and deeper pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the fibre's of the muscle, tendon and fascia.

 

 

The benefits of Sports Massage

 

  • Speeds up the healing of damaged tissues and muscles.

  • Speeds up the recovery and healing time for injured tissues.

  • Increases fitness capabilities.

  • Increases fitness potential.

  • Prevents future injury.

  • Breaks down adhesions(sticking) tissues which can cause tightness and stiffness in areas.

  • Helps clear out waste and toxins.

  • Enables faster healing.

  • Improving suppleness and flexibility of muscles and joints.

  • Enables peak performance to be achived more rapidly.

  • Maintain body functioning at optimum level.

  • Help in the rehabilitation precess.

  • Helps pre-event and post-event.

  • Increasing blood flow.

  • All sorts of sports Injuries and normal life injuries.

  • Chronic pains.

  • Postural problems.

  • Limited mobility.

  • Sprains and strains.

  • Helps both the mind and the body

 

This treatment can choosing from full body, injury treatments and back, neck and shoulders. 

 

 

Hot Stone Massage

Sciatica symptoms vary from person to person. Common symptoms are tingling or burning sensations in the leg and buttocks. 

 

Sciatic pain often travels all the way down from the buttocks to the toes.

 

Massage is extremely beneficial in easing the pain caused by sciatica.

 

This deep, therapeutic massage concentrates on the lumbar, sacral, hip, buttock and hamstring regions using deep pressure and passive stretching movements to relieve the tensions and pain.

 

 

Head Massage involves not only head but also upper back, shoulders, neck, scalp and face. It is a soothing and relaxing treatment with oil.

 

Once the head massage is done correctly you feel lighter and energised for a day or day after.  

 

Note: Apply shampoo on your dry hair to wash out oils from your hair.

 

The benefits of Head Massage

 

  • Reducing stress. 

  • Neck/shoulder tensions.

  • Helps alleviate headaches & migraines.

  • Relieves mental fatigue. 

  • Improves concentration. 

  • Helps to treat insomnia. 

  • The promotion of hair growth.

 

 

Pregnant Massage is full body massage and can be of enormous benefit not only to the Mother but also to the unborn baby.

 

It emotionally and physiologically supports a woman during a time when her body is undergoing many changes and can help prepare her body for birth.

 

The benefits of massage in pregnancy

 

  • Stimulation of the circulation

  • Lymphatic drainage will eliminate toxins from the cells and blood and help reduce oedema.

  • Sluggish bowel movement is aided and helping to avoid constipation.

  • Releases muscular tension.

  • Induces deep relaxation and peaceful sleep.

  • Helps to reduce emotional stress, anxiety and creates a    sense of well-being.

  • Massage encourages the release of oxytocin. This is a pain reducing hormone providing vital relief of pain during labour and birth.

Note: We carry out Pregnant Massage after

the First Trimester(12 weeks).

 

We do also Post-prenant massage as this is a full body massage that is given to a mum every day for upto 40 days after birth.

 

The benefits of Post-pregnant massage

  • To ease sore spots and relax muscle tension. 

  • Increase the flow of blood and oxygen to your muscles, getting rid of the toxins.

  • You feel relaxed. Massage encourages the body to release endorphins - the natural pain killers and feel good hormones secreted by the brain.

  • Your body to release oxytocin. Oxytocin triggers the letdown reflex which releases milk from your breast. This means that you might leak breastmilk during your massage so keep your breastfeeding bra on with some breastpads in.

  • Improve well-being and immunity by stimulating lymph flow.

  • Helps postnatal deression.

Face massage works over and stimulating the Meridian pathways to aid the blood flow and helps to improve the body function. 

Face massage is natural hands on massage and it aims to healthier skin by relaxing the skin and restoring its suppleness on the face.

 

The treatment starts removing the make-up and cleansing on the face following pressing the acupoints over the towel, then starts the massage accordingly. 

 

The face massage follows 3 different techniques, such as acupoints massage, natural massage which is a deep tissue massage and then lifting massage at the end.

 

This treatment comes not only the face but shoulders, neck and head massage. It depends on length of the treatment and we recommend you to have this treatment for 45mins or 1hr.  

 

Once done this treatment, your face tone will be brighter and you will feel refreshed. 

 

Foot-Reflex Massage

The soles of the feet are thought to be a mirror image of the body’s internal structures so applying pressure to reflex points creates a stimulating effect which relaxes tension, blood supply, restores balance to the body.

 

Foot-Reflex massage applies pressure to reflex points to aid blood supply, remove wastes and toxins from the foot. 

 

Also foot massage gives you energy by releasing any blockages that hold back energy and relieving symptoms of stress and fatigue.

 

The treatment comes with foot, lower leg massage and stretching the foot.

Hot Stone Massage is the technique utilises smooth warm Basalt stones in the therapist's hands to massage the client's body; the heat gently penetrating the skin & muscles, helping the recipient to relax quickly and effectively.

We will adapt our therapeutic sports massage techniques in to this wonderful hot stone massage to treat chronic pains.

This treatment can choosing from full body or back, neck and shoulders.

Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

 

  • Increased circulations

  • Good for deep tissue work with even & longer pressure being applied

  • Reduces stress and fatigue

  • Eases muscle aches and pains

  • Treats a variety of chronic pain conditions including back pain & headaches

  • Aids relaxations

  • Highly effective for Lymphatic drainage

Note: Not allowed hot stone massage if you are;

  • Sun burnt

  • Pregnant

  • Diabetes

  • Taking Aspirins for heart disease

 

Contact: 07795 312 519

E-Mail: smbysshin@gmail.com

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