Medium to strong pressure Massage
Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of this massage technique are specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.
Aspects of sports massage therapy are gaining popularity as useful components in a balanced training regimen. A massage can be used as a means to enhance pre-event preparation and reduce recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event. Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance.
One of the key benefits of Sports massage therapy compared to other modalities is its ability to target muscle-tendon junctions. A 2010 study in the journal of Strength and Conditioning Research found that even a 30-second massage improved hip-flexor range of motion. Another study conducted by Margaret Jones, Ph.D. of the American College of Sports Medicine, demonstrated a notable trend toward decreased muscle soreness in the athletes who received massage either before or after exercise.
For anyone participating in regular physical activity, Our customized massage every week or two may be a great addition to your normal regimen. It’s best to talk with one of our professional massage therapists to find a plan that will work best with your schedule, level of activity and budget.
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Health in Hands Spa uses natural, jojoba oil during your massage service. We also offer your choice of Aromatherapy with specially formulated essential oils to help you breathe, relax, and energize during your session.
You can look forward to receiving your massage in a peaceful and comfortable environment. Our rooms are equipped with music that can be customized to enhance your experience.
The key to achieving your goals during a session is communication. Our therapist will keep asking you how is the pressure. Don’t hesitate to let us know if you are in need of stress reduction or general relaxation or if there are specific areas that need extra attention. For example, stress reduction sessions or general relaxation sessions usually involve massaging all the major areas of the body, while a session for a localized tightness, pain, or injury will address a specific area of the body, such as legs and feet.
For other enhancements make sure to ask your therapist or choose one or a few when booking online.