Remedial massage and sports massage is a highly effective treatment and preventative measure for athletes and weekend warriors who participate in endurance activities such as cycling and running. These activities place recurrent stress on the body, particularly through the lower limbs, often leading to muscle strains in the hamstrings, calves, and quadriceps. Left untreated, these muscular complaints can potentially lead to associated knee and ankle conditions.
During an appointment with a Remedial Massage therapist, Remedial massage therapists will discuss health history and potential pain source, conduct a postural assessment, range of motion assessment. Remedial massage therapists use techniques such as myofascial release, deep tissue massage, sports massage, trigger point release, and stretching. Remedial massage therapists will also discuss a range of preventative take home exercises to keep you active.