SPORTS MASSAGE IN HONOLULU
Sports massage uses techniques such as deep tissue, stretching and twisting to target fatigued and tense muscles. Tension and exertion are common reactions among athletes and all active individuals.
Sports massage combined with stretching provides stress relief, increase of range of movement, flexibility and pushes the lactic acid out of the muscles. In addition, the sport massage is most effective at treating soft-tissues injuries such as strains, sprains and stress injuries.
What is the process of Sports Massage like?
Hawaii Natural Therapy offers an Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) – An evolution from Traditional Chinese Medicine called Gua Sha. This technique locates and treats clients diagnosed with soft tissue dysfunction. IASTM is an effective technique which is performed with ergonomically designed tools. Those tools detect and treat fascia restrictions and encourage rapid localization.
It effectively treats soft tissue fibrosis, chronic inflammation, breakdown fascia restrictions, scar tissue and adhesions within the soft tissue which may have developed as a result of surgery, immobilization, repeated strain or other mechanisms.
Athlete William Gardner talks of his experience with Sports Massage at our clinic.
Sport Massage Benefits
Incorporating massage therapy in any fitness plan not only benefits the body, but also aids in a better workout, for everybody. Anyone participating in exercise and athletic activities seeking to enhance performance, improve condition, speed up recovery, prevent injuries and maintain peak fitness can benefit from sport massage therapy.