Sports massage is ideal for athletes. Anyone participating in volleyball, tennis, golf, basketball and football can benefit from this modality. Capoeira, dancers, runners and soccer players and cyclists find that their flexibility improves as a result of consistent sports massage. Perfecting repetitive movements is required to master sports. Unfortunately, it can also take a toll on the human body. Muscles become stiff, range of motion decreases and joints are worn down. Professional sports massage alleviates symptoms associated with extreme physical activity. Discover the benefits of this athletic treatment. Call us today to discover the possibilities or book your appointment online.
The Benefits of Sports Massage
The human body is extremely adaptable. With repetitive usage, it starts to develop muscles to prevent injury and increase optimum performance. As a result, the muscles start to become rigid where they were once fluid. Increase flexibility with professionally administered sports massage. It alleviates pain, anxiety and muscle tension. Sports massage can also be used to prevent muscle injuries. One of the lesser known benefits of massage is that it eases symptoms of depression. As muscles are kneaded, dopamine and serotonin are released into the body. This helps to reduce physical pain, relax the mind, ease anxiety and create even temperaments.
Sports Massage Prices
Sports massage prices range from $110 - $145. The amount charged depends on the the length of the massage. Sports massage packages are recommended for frequent visits. Be honest with the masseuse about where you can stand for improvement. She can target specific areas or massage the entire body. Deep muscle pressure can be alternated with soft strokes. The client dictates the desired intensity. This massage is best executive naked but if you prefer to wear clothing, make sure it allows for movement and is light weight. Coconut oil infused with eucalyptus essential oils are used to relax the muscle.
Session Duration and What to Expect
The therapist will inquire about your sporting habits before commencing the treatment. She will inquire about the specific sport, level of intensity, pain points and frequency. A customized regimen will be developed for your unique needs. If you have any known allergies, let her know. Shorts, a sports bra or tank top may be worn during the session. Each treatment lasts for 60 to 90 minutes. Your mobility, flexibility and pain levels are recorded. The masseuse will want to chart your progress. Different techniques will be employed to obtain the desired results.
Who is Your Massage Therapist?
When it comes to sports massage, we believe former athletes administer the best treatments. Sports therapy is conducted by a former professional basketball player, tennis enthusiast and volleyball player. Each has trained in physiology, kinesiology, pathology and anatomy. They understand how muscles impact and protect bones. Our massage therapists is in good standing with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing. Each has completed over 600 hours of massage training and study from an accredited massage school. As members of the American Massage Therapist Association, they remain current with the latest and most effective treatments.