Sports Massage Articles for Athletes, Active individuals and Ergonomics Aches and Pain Conditions

A sports massage at a physiotherapy clinic is possibly the most effective way to de-stress, soothe muscle tension, and promote recovery. Sports Massage Therapy can help prevent injuries and improve sports performance relieve the tightness, solve your aches and rebalance your body so you can feel comfortable again.

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21 Dec 2021, 10:27 am

Tell any long-distance runner or cyclist about your stinging pain at the side of the knee or hip; you will get a knowing sympathetic look. Iliotibial band friction syndrome is one of the commonest complaints amongst runners, cyclists and intense court sports. Iliotibial band friction syndrome gets its name from the iliotibial band (ITB) rubbing […]

20 Oct 2021, 8:50 am

It is increasingly common for organisers of long-distance endurance events to have ‘massage areas’ set up at the end of the race. Generally, at Sports Massage, we prefer our clients to get one the next day instead of the same day as it is better overall in terms of recovery. Many therapists recommend clients avoid strenuous exercise […]

13 Oct 2021, 10:51 am

Ever wondered about the secret of elite cycling athletes? How are they able to push their body to the limit as well as perform at such high levels every other day without succumbing to serious injuries? Athletes Training Cyclist athletes striving to perform at high levels must push their bodies to the limit. Additionally, they […]

13 Oct 2021, 10:45 am

Ever wonder why elite athletes such as the NBA players can play 82 games in 6 months? What is their Sports Recovery Strategies. That’s an average of almost a 40 minutes game every 2 days for 6 months! What is the secret of such elite athletes being able to push their bodies to the limit? […]

13 Oct 2021, 10:32 am

Delayed onset muscle soreness or DOMS is a type of muscle pain and soreness that sets in a few hours after an exercise. Although, it is not uncommon to find people complaining of aching muscles one or two days after exerting themselves in the gym. Either that or after a dramatic increase in the duration […]

13 Oct 2021, 10:20 am

A common situation that happens in the gym that when someone feels a strain in their muscles like in their back muscles. But they are not sure if the Back hurts from that exercise or it is just sore? Why knowing this difference important? First of all, knowing the difference is important because how you […]

13 Oct 2021, 10:07 am

On average in Australia, the incidence of sports-related injuries in the past 6 months is more than 50%. 30-50% of the injuries are actually preventable. As the saying goes “Prevention is better than cure”. But how do we prevent these injuries? What Is Prehab? Prehab! The term prehab simply means preventing injury. However, prehab doesn’t […]

13 Oct 2021, 9:57 am

In the previous article on  “Recovery Strategies to improve Your Sports Performance (Part 1)”, we have touched on the importance of recovery to enhance sports performance. Here, we will share with you the different sports recovery strategies.  Sports recovery strategies can be divided into fundamentals and advanced. Fundamental strategies would include passive rest, cool down and […]

13 Oct 2021, 9:45 am

The classic Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS, is an exercise-related muscle pain that sets in 6 to 8 hours after excessive and unaccustomed exercise, and peaks around the 48-hour mark. It is not surprising to find people complaining of aching muscles a day or two after exerting themselves in the gym or after a dramatic increase […]

13 Oct 2021, 9:10 am

“I have some shoulder pain and was wondering what is the difference between a regular injury and sports injury? Do I see a regular physiotherapist or a sports physiotherapist?” – Joel Hi Joel, The terminology used by physiotherapists can be confusing sometimes. Peripherals refer to body parts in physiotherapy. The exception is the main body […]