The Registered Massage Therapists at Velocity Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation are unique in that they have extensive experience in treated many Professional, amateur, and Olympic athletes. They can provide a variety of massage techniques such as sports massage, therapeutic massage, deep tissue massage, relaxation massage, myofascial release, lymphatic drainage, prenatal massage, trigger point technique and more.
Massage Therapy is one of the oldest known treatments for soft tissue pain and dysfunction. The benefits of massage therapy are wide spread as the treatment affects several bodily functions and tissues. Some of the benefits include:
Sports Massage is designed to help athletes prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recover following a big event, or function well during training. However, you don’t have to be a professional athlete to benefit from sports massage. Sports massage also benefits people experiencing chronic or acute pain, work related injuries, those who exercise or with restricted ranges of motion.
There are a variety of techniques utilized during a sports massage including trigger point therapy to break down knots in the muscles, myofascial release to remove scar tissue or adhesions, Swedish massage to promote circulation, and stretching techniques to promote motion and flexibility.