SPORTS MASSAGE


Sports Massage It is explicitly developed for people involved in physical activity (not necessarily professional), centered on the prevention and treatment of injury as well as on the enhancement of athletic performance.

The technique employs a combination of elements of Shiatsu, Swedish massage and other methods, using compression, pressure-point, cross-fiber friction, joint mobilization, hydrotherapy, Cryotherapy (ice massage), etc. according to the individual needs of the athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

Sport massage prepares the athlete for a high performance, mitigates fatigue, reduces the risk of injury, decreases swelling, improves flexibility and range of motion, helps cure damaged tissue, aids in emotional clarity and accelerates the natural recuperative process of the body.

With the increased interest in exercise by professional sports teams, athletes and people in general; this technique has become extremely popular in recent years.

Note that sports massage is not the same than Physiotherapy. Sports massage includes practices that induce relaxation and a sense of wellbeing and self-integrity.




    : It considers the human being as a whole rather than a set of conditions...
    : Based on warm and loosen tight muscles and balance energy hubs in the body...
    : It involves scented plant oils with with relaxing and revitalizing properties...
    : It treats the deeper layers of muscle to alliviate chronic pain and injury...
    : Applied in a therapeutic pool to heal using its anti-gravity properties...
    : It uses ischemic compression at areas of hypersensitivity in muscles...
    : It diminishes swelling and eliminates wastes trapped in the connective tissue...
    : Certain spots of the body are pressed to stimulate corresponding areas...
    : Used to balances the nervous system with the musculoskeletal system...
    : Myofascial Release deals with the muscle and fascia interconnected to the body...