Incline Health Sports Massage Therapy Leichardt is specifically tailored to sports related soft tissue maintenance and injury management. It can be used before, during and after training to improve performance, prevent injuries and assist recovery.
Our Sports Massage Therapists may use firmer and more vigorous massage techniques to help you achieve your sports or training specific goals.
What is Sports Massage Therapy?
Sports massage can work for anyone who is active, from a recreational athlete to an elite athlete. Incline Health sports massage therapists target the most troublesome parts of your body, helping to improve your performance, increase your range and quality of movement, and prevent injuries.
Incline Health sports massage therapists work in conjunction with your training schedules and conditioning programs to enhance your performance, aid in your recovery from competition and reduce the risk of injuries occurring.
Our Approach to Massage Therapy
All of our Massage Therapists at Incline Health hold a Diploma in Remedial Massage Therapy and have extensive experience treating a broad range of injuries and conditions in both clinical and sports environments. Our Massage Therapists understand that each patient’s needs are unique, therefore all treatments include a thorough consultation and assessment, and evidence-based techniques selected and applied in a way that suits the patient. If necessary, our Massage Therapists may cross-reference with our Chiropractors, Physiotherapist or Pilates Instructors to maximise the efficiency of the treatment.
Conditions We Treat with Massage Therapy
Massage Therapy is an excellent treatment for a broad spectrum of conditions including:
- Muscle tension
- Sprains, strains and other soft tissue injuries
- Headaches and migraines
- Lower back pain
- Frozen shoulder
- Carpal tunnel
- Tennis/golfers elbow
- Compartment syndrome
- Plantar fasciitis
- Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
- Stress, anxiety and depression
Our sports massage therapists in Leichhardt, Inner West Sydney, work in conjunction with your training schedules and conditioning programs to enhance your performance, aid in your recovery from competition and reduce the risk of injuries occurring.
Why Choose Sports Massage Therapy Leichhardt?
Along with the immediate benefit of feeling relaxed and calm, some of the physical benefits of Massage Therapy include:
- Reduced muscle tension
- Increased joint mobility
- Improved posture
- Increased flexibility
- Improved circulation
- Improved recovery of soft tissue injuries
- Improved athletic performance
What to Expect From your Massage Therapy Appointment
At the start of your appointment your Massage Therapist will ask a series of questions and conduct several tests to evaluate your condition and treatment needs. During your treatment your Therapist will use a variety of techniques including:
- Soft tissue manipulation (gliding, kneading, compressions)
- Myofascial release
- Trigger point therapy
- Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation
- Muscle energy techniques
- Deep tissue
- Dry needling
At the end of your treatment your Massage Therapist will prescribed you with take home exercises to promote muscle strength and function.
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