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Most common Sports Injuries

Lower Back Pain- A very common injury mostly in active people. General cause is from excessive heavy lifting, sporting activities and sleeping awkwardly.

Quadriceps Strain- Common causes include using the muscles without warming up, over-stretching and overuse in the muscles.

Hamstring Pull- Common cause occurs when the muscle is overstretched or from a pulled muscle which can lead to muscle tear. Can be caused by running, jumping, sprinting, and any form of kicking.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL )- strains can be from hyperextension of the knee or pivoting in place. Pain is on the outside of the upper thigh.

Tennis Elbow-This can result from overuse of the arm, forearm and hand muscles. This can affect Tennis players with their bad backhand techniques.

Ankle Sprain- This is an Injury to the soft tissues and generally the ligaments, of the ankle. This happens when you twist your ankle.

plantar Fasciitis- often brought on by stress to the feet, is painful comes on when the tendon along the arch of the foot becomes strained, makes it tight and uncomfortable to put pressure on when walking.

Benefits to Sports Massage

Promotes recovery from injuries

Eases stiffness from tired and damaged muscles

Alleviates effects of stress and tension

Improves your overall posture

Provides pain relief and reduces swelling

Increases your mobility, allowing freedom of movement

Improves and stimulates circulation

Removes scar tissue, reducing the occurance of repeat injuries

Promotes improved performance of sporting activity

Identifies potential problem areas, preventing injury

Increases endurance in everyday activities

Helps aid relaxation

  • Sports Massage
  • Accredited International Sports Masseuse

    Sports Massage/Injuries

    Injury Rehabilitation & Prevention Programmes.

    If you have a lot of swelling it is helpful to remember the R.I.C.E principal: .

    Rest -Allow the muscle to begin recovery without any more damage being done. Ice- Straight away to help slow down circulation and reduce swelling. You should ice for 10 to 15 minutes be careful in giving yourself an ice burn. Use a damp cloth between your skin and the ice. Repeat this several times a day. Compression- apply pressure to the injury to restrict bleeding. Continue this routine for a few days. Elevate- the injured area to above your torso. This will help reduce swelling from the injured area..

    Sports Massage

    Massage applied skilfully, is the most effective therapy for releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculo-skeletal system. Received regularly this may help athletes prevent injury.

    28.00, 25 mins (taster session)

    39.00, 45 mins

    49.00, 1 hour

    New Cycloid Therapy Unit

    This machine goes deeper than a hand massage.18 inches from one side of the body to the other. This is not a knocking action so its safe over the joints too. Circulating in motion and good for stimulation, this is also combined with Sports Massage 59.00 1 hour


    G5 Massage

    The pounding massage gives a more concentrated massage resulting in greater soft tissue manipulation. The massage points move more frequently and consistently with less friction than hand massage. Relieves all body pain, Sciatica,Arthritis,Chronic fatigue, Reduces cellulite, improves blood circulation and relaxes body and mind.

    33.00, 25 mins


    G5 & Sports Massage

    A combination of sports massage and g5 massage

    45.00, 45 mins

    Special offer on all Sports Massage treatments-pay for 5 and get the 6th one FREE all courses are Non Refundable

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