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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.