MASSAGE THERAPIST TO NORTHERN IRELAND UNDER 19 & 21 FOOTBALL TEAM.
If you suffer from muscle tension and tightness, or aches and pains, then a deep tissue massage may be what you need. This treatment uses hot Balsamic stones to warm the muscles and tissue , which helps to relax muscle fibres and release muscle knots. The heat treatments also enable deeper muscl be treated, and can help breakdown adhesions and scar tissue that can lead to soreness. This treatment is also beneficial for releasing chronic muscle tension, easing muscle spasms, easing anxiety and lowering blood pressure.
Poor posture, and "text neck" can cause our upper back and neck muscles to become strained, weak and sore. This treatment uses heat to warm, relax and lengthen these tight muscles fibres to bring them back into a relaxed healthy state. Heat treatments allow reach deeper muscle tissue layers to be reached and make it easier to release muscle knots, adhesions and help break down scar tissue. A visual postural assessment and bespoke Pilates exercises can be provided.
There are 3 different types of sports massage treatments. Pre-event, Maintenance and Post-event.
A Pre-event treatment uses techniques that are designed to stimulate the muscles and tissues, to safely prepare the body for physical exertion.
A Maintenance treatment focuses on reducing muscle tensions and stresses that can lead to training injuries and is recommended every 4 to 6 weeks.
A Post-event treatment is performed up to 72 hours after completion of a strenuous event and uses techniques designed to calm muscles, remove lactic acid and metabolic waste and increase blood flow to muscle tears.
Pregnancy changes a woman's centre of gravity with additional stressers being placed on the back, neck, shoulders and abdominal muscles. Pregnancy also relaxes ligaments, causing the pelvic joints to be less stable and changes the posture by pulling the pelvis forward. This treatment is bespoke according to the needs of the individual pregnant woman and their changing body.
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