Sports Massage | Healing Touch Massage

By: Healing Touch Massage  09-12-2011

Benefits of Sports Massage:

  • Prevents muscle and tendon injuries
  • Reduces the strain and discomfort of training and chronic strain patterns allowinga quicker return to maximum training levels
  • Enables the athlete to recover more quickly from myofascial injury with lesschance of chronic problems
  • Provides psychological boosts to the athlete, consistent with his or hercommitment to high performance
  • Enhances a preventive approach to athletic training whereby soft tissues are freeof trigger points and adhesions, thus contributing toward the improvement of peak neuromuscular functioning
  • Pre-event¬†massage stimulates circulation, calms nervous tension, and preparesthe athlete for optimal performance while reducing the chances of injury
  • Post-event¬†massage helps in recovery from hard training and competition
  • Training massage¬†focuses on the prevention of developing chronic injuries andaids in the healing process of current ones

Other products and services from Healing Touch Massage


Manual Lymph Drainage | Healing Touch Massage

Manual Lymph drainage is a skin manipulation technique in which the therapist uses very light pressure to move fluids collected under the skin and to stimulate the peristaltic action of the lymph vessels. When the lymph system becomes congested, wastes and fluids accumulate in the tissues which hinder normal physiological processes. Traumatic edemas: torn muscles, sprained ligaments, joint dislocations, fractures.


Pregnancy Massage | Healing Touch Massage

Relief from muscle cramps, spasms, and myofascial pain, especially in the lowerback, neck, hips, and legs. Provides support for the new mother with physical and emotional strains of mothering. Increases blood and lymph circulation, which can reduce swelling. Improves outcome of labor and eases labor pain. Reduces stress on weight-bearing joints.


Myofascial Release / Myofascial Osseous Integration

This is done by utilizing the osseous structures as handles or levers to free the skeletal structures and the surrounding environment; facilitating change and optimal functioning of the myofascial complex. Myofascial Release and Myofascial/Osseous Integration techniques are safe and highly effective in reducing pain and restoring motion and optimal function.


Services | Healing Touch Massage

Before the massage therapy session begins, your therapist will assess your needs and structure a treatment plan best suited for your condition. On your first visit to the clinic, you will be asked to fill in a detailed medical history form, which complies with regulatory standards. The massage treatment will take place in the remaining time after your brief initial interview and assessment.


Low Intensity Laser Therapy (LILT

Low Intensity Laser Therapy, also known as Cold Laser Therapy or Low Level Laser Therapy, is a safe, painless, and non-invasive form of therapy used to control both acute and chronic pain, decrease swelling and promote tissue healing.


Infant Massage Instruction | Healing Touch Massage

The practical value of infant massage is most apparent when dealing with colic, constipation, weaning, teething, post-natal depression, sleep difficulties and difficult breastfeeding. Relief from muscle cramps, spasms, and myofascial pain, especially in the lower back, neck, hips, and legs. Nurturing touch for infants, babies and children has been shown to have many positive benefits.