This therapeutic massage conditions and restores the muscles by clearing the trigger points and metabolic wastes which are the by-products of exercise and muscle fatigue. For the competitor, pre and post massage enhances athletic performance and hastens recovery time. It is also an effective treatment in the management of common sports injuries: tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, wrist, knee, and ankle problems.
Sports massage is designed to help you train better, whether you're a world champion or a weekend warrior. The techniques are similar to those in Swedish massage and deep tissue massage, however, sports massage is adapted to meet the athlete's specific needs.
Pre-event massage can help warm up muscles and improve circulation before competition and it can also energize or relax an athlete.
Post-event massage can push waste products out of the body and improve recovery.