How Remedial Massage Can Help Athletes ~ Melbourne Natural Therapies

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Playing any form of sport is a fun and healthy way to keep fit, however, athletes are at a much higher risk of injury than your average gym goer. During intense competitions athletes often push their bodies to extreme limits without realising that our bodies have a range in which they can perform, pushing the body to cross those limits can result in serious injuries. Our remedial massage therapists working at Melbourne Natural Therapies use remedial massage and other techniques to treat a variety of injuries and ailments that may occur as a result of athletic training, exercise, or over-use.

What Types Of Sports Injuries Are Treated With Remedial Massage At Melbourne Natural Therapies?

Sports injuries are caused as a result of a direct impact on the body, overuse, or intensive exercises. Depending on the severity of the impact, sports injuries can be broadly categorized as acute through to chronic injuries.

Here is a list of some sports injuries (acute and chronic) that are easily managed or treated with remedial massage:

  • Carpel tunnel
  • Stress fractures
  • Planter fasciitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Bursitis
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Sore back
  • Osteitis pubis
  • Shin splints
  • Patellar tracking syndrome
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Joint swelling
  • Joint displacement
  • Muscle spasm
  • Fractures and breaks
  • Muscle bruising
  • Dislocation
  • Bone bruising
  • Concussions
  • Neurological damage
  • Corkies

A professional remedial massage therapist should possess the experience and possible treatment options in his/her “kit,” to be able to find a treatment that works for you when others have not.

If you are suffering from any of the above-mentioned conditions, or you are experiencing any kind of muscular pain, stiffness or discomfort as a result of a sports injury, feel free to give us a call and have a chat about how we can help you.

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