Sports Massage & Stretch Therapy
Sports Massage was developed to help with muscle systems used for a particular sport with a variety of approaches to help athletes in training -- before, during, or after sports events. Classic Swedish and Myofascial release are predominantly techniques to relax soft-tissue and stretch the fascia; a hollow fibrous network of connective tissue made of elastin and collagen that surrounds the organs, bones, muscles and tendons within the body. Poor posture and physical trauma can cause the fascia to become hard and lose elasticity, resulting in a decrease in flexibility. Manipulating and stretching it during a sports massage will relax the fascia and tissue it surrounds to regain the flexibility and motion. Or, it may help muscle strains, aiding healing after a sports injury.