What is therapeutic massage?
Therapeutic massage is a type of massage therapy that is designed to help alleviate pain, reduce stress, and improve overall well-being. It can involve a variety of techniques, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, and myofascial release.
What is sports massage?
Sports massage is a type of massage therapy used to help alleviate pain, prevent and heal injuries, improve flexibility, enhance performance, and promote recovery after exercise.
What are the benefits of therapeutic and sports massage?
Therapeutic and sports massage can have many benefits, including reducing muscle tension, improving range of motion, increasing blood flow, reducing the risk of injury, promoting relaxation and stress relief, and promoting faster recovery from injury or exercise.
Is therapeutic and sports massage painful?
Massage therapy can be uncomfortable at times, especially if you have tight or sore muscles. However, the massage therapist should work within your comfort level and adjust the pressure as needed.
How often should I get a therapeutic or sports massage?
The frequency of massage therapy depends on your overall health. Following your consultation, your Chiropractor will recommend the right massage frequency to reach your health goals. Some people may benefit from weekly or biweekly sessions, while others may only need monthly treatments.
Can therapeutic and sports massage help with injury recovery?
Yes, massage therapy can be helpful for injury recovery by reducing inflammation, improving circulation, and promoting the healing process. However, it is important to work with a qualified massage therapist and follow a comprehensive rehabilitation plan to ensure a safe and effective recovery.
Who can benefit from therapeutic and sports massage?
Therapeutic and sports massage can benefit anyone who is looking to improve their physical health, reduce pain, and promote relaxation and stress relief. It can be especially helpful for athletes, people with chronic pain, or those recovering from injuries or surgery.
What should I wear for my massage treatment?
It is recommended to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that allows for a full range of motion. Shorts, sweatpants, leggings, and a comfortable top or t-shirt are good options. It is also recommended to avoid wearing jewellery or heavy perfumes.
Do I need to take off my clothes during a massage?
Our massage therapists will ask you to undress to your comfort level, and only the area being worked on will be exposed. The therapist will use towels to cover the rest of your body, ensuring your privacy and comfort. You can communicate with your massage therapist about your preferences and concerns, and they will work with you to ensure you feel comfortable and safe during the massage.