remedial massage for athletes

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. At Melbourne Natural Therapies remedial massage for athletes 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 For Athletes?

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 categorised 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 for athleles:

  • 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.

Melbourne Natural Therapies
Remedial Massage For Athletes
Remedial Massage Melbourne
03 9645 9923