Therapeutic sports massage is a deep and specific treatment intended to alleviate pain, release soft tissue tension, and improve circulation and health, while restoring mobility and correcting postural issues.  The techniques focus on treating soft tissue aches, injuries and pains that are linked to recreational activities, like mountain and field sports, as well as other common activities that put strain on joints, like tennis and running.

Relieve stiffness and rebuild muscle tissue

Therapeutic sports massage can decrease muscle stiffness and improve relaxation by decreasing your heart rate and blood pressure. The conditioning involves three steps in therapeutic sports massage:

  • Tear Down Phase
  • Recovery Phase
  • Buildup Phase

Therapeutic sports massage at Cranky Knot Wellness

The techniques we use in therapeutic sports massage are similar to those used in a traditional deep tissue massage, but are more focused on your specific trigger points to help keep your system in top notch shape. The general focus will be on areas of your body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.

Benefits of therapeutic sports massage

There are many benefits to a therapeutic sports massage, here are the most common results that can we can focus on for you:

  • Improve range of motion and alleviate low-back pain
  • Reduce nerve pain
  • Reduce cramping and spasms
  • Increase joint flexibility
  • Increase flow of nutrients and oxygen into tissues and organs, improving circulation
  • Increase overall energy
  • Reduce fatigue
  • Improve concentration of hormonal balance Improve the condition of the body’s largest organ – the skinRelease endorphins that produce amino acids – the body’s natural painkiller
  • Enhance sleep quality
  • Reduce the affects of arthritis

Sports massage has become an integral part of the new athletic regimen from sports medicine clinics, to college training rooms, to professional locker rooms to Olympic training. A growing number of trainers believe that therapeutic sports massage in Vancouver can provide an extra edge to the athletes who participate in high performance sports. Because of this, massage has become a necessary ingredient for a complete workout. An increasing number of athletes agree that a complete workout routine includes not only the exercise itself, but also the maintenance for the wear-and-tear and minor injuries that naturally occur with strenuous movement. Reach out today to book an appointment with us!