Sports Massage—Keep Those Muscle Limber
Sports massage is a form of Swedish massage customized to athletes. It focuses on increasing blood and lymphatic fluid flow and reducing and eliminating pain by relaxing muscles and locating trigger points. When muscle tension and tightness is reduced range of motion is increased.
There are 4 common types of sports massage:
Athletes use the pre-event sports massage right before an event to relax the muscles and increase fluid flow to encourage optimal results.