Sports massage consists of a series of maneuvers that are carried out as a method of preparation for the tissues, as well as the treatment of post-competition fabrics, and for the control of the tissues between each sporting activity.
Optimize muscle performance
Support in the treatment of injuries
Fight against fatigue
Increase the ability to work
This specific type of massage, works by activating the circulation of fluids, accelerating the elimination of waste, toxins and other waste materials, as well as increasing the oxygenation of the muscle.
The moment in which the massage is performed, is very important, since it favors concentration, introspection and the emotion of the athlete toward the competition. The athlete requires that his body is at maximum, to opt for victory in a sporting activity.
The Sports Massage, is very useful in order to achieve (apart from the therapeutic effect), the contribution of confidence and security, that every athlete needs to win a competition.
For this to happen, the massage should be done by a professional in the science of Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Massage.
It is done between 6- 24 hours or 15 minutes before the activity.
It uses techniques of: Rubbing and Friction.
It is fast and strong
It lasts 5 minutes in each zone.
It is done in the first 30 minutes after the activity or in the lapse of the following 6 hours.
It uses techniques of: Vibration, percussion, scratching, pinching, shaking.
It lasts around 10 minutes
It is used for diagnosis and treatment.
It must be carried out at least once a week.
It uses techniques of: Kneading, palpation and friction.
Increased muscle wakefulness
Increased muscle temperature
Eliminates myalgia and areas of peripheral muscle adhesion.
Acts in hypertonic muscles, fatigued muscles and full of catabolites.
Facilitates the elimination of waste.
Diagnose trigger points and myalgia
Eliminates muscle fatigue
Maintains muscle tropism