Sports massage is a safe & effective means of reducing muscle strain, releasing knots & improve your recovery. Sports massages also help with boosting athletic performance, & improve overall wellbeing.
A sports massage therapist VS a masseuse
A masseuse works in a spa and wellness experience & is not an ideal targeted sports injuries but a great way to just destress. A sports massage therapist on the other hand can be found working in a variety of healthcare settings & be a compliment to therapies such as occupational rehabilitation, professional physiotherapy, chiropractic treatment(chiropractic care), & all the vigorous training that you would be going through to provide targeted physical therapy clinic.
Sports massage therapy
In Singapore, pain solutions include getting a clinical sports massage service to help with chronic pain, release muscle tension(via trigger point therapy), or hasten recovery from sports injury. There are a range of massage strokes when going for a sports massage therapy session. They are kneading, tapotement, & swedish for most part, & is a full body therapy, improving blood circulation(helping with muscle aches), & elasticity of the muscles.
Deep tissue massage
Sports injuries & persistent pain affecting joint mobility can lead to serious problems that can't easily be solved with regular massage. This is where deep tissue massages comes useful. Deep tissue massage treatments are more targeted on a particular set of tight muscles surrounding the area of concern, & for some that are wanting to separate themselves from leisure massage sessions, you can look for a sports massage clinic in their name, or the type of manual therapy techniques used. For athlete's sport specific soft tissue injuries, a sports massages may alleviate short term pain/ ache, however, a deep tissue work is like a custom sports massage designed to help with recurring sports injury & help hasten the healing process. This type of work is not only limited to sports athletes(eg sports rehabilitation), but to anyone else who needs recovery.
Is deep tissue/ sports massage painful?
Many people when they get a sports massage experience have said to be quite painful, however, when you have a team of massage therapists that are trained in actual rehabilitation program, a sports massage session should not hurt or be painful. Our sports massage clinic focuses on clinical massage which means that we work on injury therapy which may include modalities such as soft tissue mobilization(iastm) or clinical dry cupping to help with either existing injuries or to improve sports performance. Always check in with a healthcare provider if you are considering massages what would be safe & suitable chiropractic treatment or physio session.
Book for the best sports massage with us
If you've had a sports massage before & you weren't happy with the outcome( still having persisting body aches), this is where we come in & let you experience what an actual personalised massage therapy session feels like, & how we can help improve your overall wellbeing. Whether you choose a deep tissue sports therapy or muscle therapy, let our sports medicine team of physical rehabilitation experts work with you to come up with a treatment plan, incorporating massage. As a leading sports massage centre team is fully qualified in various modality such as IASTM(instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation).
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