Massage therapy for sport is a systematic manipulation of the soft tissues of the body that focuses on muscles relevant to a particular sport. It has become very popular at all levels of sport and is used for individuals whom are exercising for stress reduction and wellness to elite professional athletes. Pre-event massage therapy is used my many athletes to help with to support preparation and training.
Benefits of massage for sport may include:
- treat muscle tension
- address pain
- increase flexibility
- increase blood flow.