Muscles move and stabilise our joints. If there is any problem with the muscle, even minor, it can affect function and cause serious pain and discomfort. A 'sports' massage is not just for sports men! It may be required no matter what your age, level of fitness or gender. If you suffer from chronic pain or muscle specific tension - a sports massage helps provide effective pain relief. It can also prevent and treat muscle injuries, pain and soreness.
Sports massage uses traditional Swedish massage techniques but is enhanced by incorporating advanced soft tissue techniques such as muscle energy techniques, soft tissue release, trigger point therapy and myofascial release. I use advanced techniques and a range of flexibility and motion tests which allows me to locate the area of injurym the exact root cause of the discomfort and then work on rectifying the issue.
A sports massage works so effectively as it encourages positive change to the soft tissue layers, from superficial to the deep tissue layers. You can expect many benefits from a sports massage, including:
Life Work Balance is all about treating patients no matter who they are or what issue they may be having. Whether you are suffering with a specific injury or seeking regular 'maintenance', I can help! I have been a Therapist for Portsmouth FC Ladies during the 2016/17 Season and I currently work with Eastbourne Rugby Club as a Therapist and on match days, pitchside First Aid.
I am a member of the Sports Therapy Organisation and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council. Access to both of these memberships is granted because I have completed a minimum number of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) hours each year - like attending workshops and seminars. These ensure that my skills and knowledge are all of a high standard. My most recent CPD courses include Spinal Manipulation & Mobilisation and Neurological Testing.
I carry out all forms of massage therapy including deep tissue massage therapy and trigger point therapy. For any further information or to get booked in please call 01323 325 051 or fill in the form at the top of this page.