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Sports Massage Bristol

What is a sports massage in Bristol?

A sports massage is massaging to manipulate the soft tissue of someone who regularly engages in physical activities. Sports massages Bristol at Willow Chiropractic are designed to correct and assist problems and imbalances in soft tissue that can be caused from repetitive physical activity – inevitably enhancing performance, preventing harmful injuries, and aiding recovery. Depending on the sport that you participate in, the massage can be tailored to either a fast-paced massage, stretch or any other type of treatment relevant to targeting where your pain is. Here at Willow Life, we can tailor your treatment to be used as a pre or post workout stretch to warm up muscles and increase flexibility if necessary.

A sports massage is massaging to manipulate the soft tissue of someone who regularly engages in physical activities. Sports massages Bristol at Willow Chiropractic are designed to correct and assist problems and imbalances in soft tissue that can be caused from repetitive physical activity – inevitably enhancing performance, preventing harmful injuries, and aiding recovery. Depending on the sport that you participate in, the massage can be tailored to either a fast-paced massage, stretch or any other type of treatment relevant to targeting where your pain is. Here at Willow Life, we can tailor your treatment to be used as a pre or post workout stretch to warm up muscles and increase flexibility if necessary.

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Do I need a sports massage?

Whether you are an athlete or not a sporting massage might be beneficial to anyone who needs remedial or soft tissue mobilisation. If you are someone who participates in regular exercise, there are many great advantages that can help by facilitating any potential or existing pain caused by this.

Benefits of a Sports Massage Bristol

Pain Relief

Having a massage can reduce the pain sensation throughout any muscle is your body that is being massaged. The pain becomes relieved by releasing endorphins that help with increase anxiety, improving general mood and most importantly, relieving pain.

Preventing later injury

At Willow Life, sports massage Bristol helps to increase the blood circulation, which flows oxygen and nutrients more frequently to damaged muscles helping them to recover quicker. A variety of injuries can occur from exercising such as muscle strains, pulls, and tears for reasons such as overworking, weakness of the muscles or general tight muscles. Sometimes this injuries can be sore and painful which hinders you form participating in daily activities. This is why sports massages in Bristol at Willow are beneficial to prevent you from suffering with these pains.

Event Preparation

A sports massage for between 10 and 15 minutes on the day of an event can be extremely beneficial. Massages not only prepare your muscles, but they can be psychologically encouraging as a positive beginning to an event can heighten morale. Different techniques include different motions to increase or decrease stiffness, gentle stretches for muscle warm up, compression to increase blood flow and friction to create heat to warm up tissue.

 

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