Sports Massage is a type of deep tissue massage that works by relaxing the muscles to help improve flexibility and ease muscle pain. This can assist with the treatment of injury, tension, reduce scar tissue in the muscle and prevent further injury.
Sports therapy is an aspect of healthcare which aims to prevent injury and rehabilitate an individual to optimum levels of function regardless of age or ability. A sports therapist will assess an individual to determine whether they are safe to continue with activity.
Sports therapy uses the principles of sport and exercise science which incorporates the physiological and pathological processes to prepare the participant for training and competition.
Manual therapy, exercise rehabilitation and therapeutic modalities will be used to alleviate pain, treat and manage the injury.