Sports Massage has many potential benefits. One of them are to restore full functionality
to muscles and other soft tissues, helping to recovery from injuries, which they
can happen during training or during daily activities.
The main benefits of sport massage is the following :
Increase circulation by improving the removal of the waste products (lactic acid)
enabling the return to maximum training.
Increase supply of oxygen and nutrients to help muscles recovery and speeding up
the regeneration process. This will reflects on the quality and quantity of volume
Helps to realign the fibres of the muscles.
Helps on early identification of potential injury by palpitation .
Promotes relaxation by slow deep massage.
Helps performance by post event massage which stimulates the muscle .
Muscle tissue receiving sports massage after any injury usually recovers much quicker
than by just simply resting the injury.
What is a contraindication?
You should not have sport massage if you have the following contraindications : open
wounds, muscle ruptures, tendon ruptures, contusions, burns, chilblains, broken bones,
periostitis, arthritis, gout, bursitis, myositis ossification, skin infections, thrombosis,
artificial blood vessels, tumours and anything you are not absolutely sure of.
Roberto Fitness does sport massage tailored to the individual client and relevant
to the sport played or daily activities.