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Compared to the average individual, an athlete logs in several more hours of intense
physical activity on a regular basis. Aside from the hours actually spent playing a game
with a team (like in football, basketball, baseball, and such) or engaging in an individual
sport or activity (like swimming, yoga, cycling, or participating in triathlon), an athlete
would also need several minutes for warm-up and cool-down drills which help the body
prepare before or begin to calm down after the activity; this helps keep the body from
becoming prone to injuries and contributes in improving his or her ability to perform.
It follows, then, that athletes would need specialised attention in terms of maintaining
their strong physical condition for their athletic pursuits. Sports massage, in particular,
is an important practice that helps athletes keep in shape, maximise their physical
abilities, avoid injuries, and recover successfully in the event that an injury takes place.
What are the different aspects of sports therapy that athletic individuals can benefit
from? Described below are a few:
A person may need to have a specific level of physical fitness or possess the crucial
physical abilities in order to participate in a sport. A sports massage therapist can
perform the proper evaluation to assess the individual’s current condition and prescribe
a fitness programme to help the person become fit for the sport.
For people who have been participating in sports for quite some time, aches and pains
are generally facts of life — after intense training and high-energy performances, there
will always be a body part that experiences pain or soreness.
If these pains persist, a sports therapist can conduct an evaluation and determine whether
there are neuromusculoskeletal injuries and if surgical or non-surgical procedures are
necessary to help the patient safely return to physical activity.
Treatment and Rehabilitation
Sprains, strains, tears, fractures, dislocations — athletes who are constantly pushing
their bodies to the limit are at high risk of experiencing any (or all) of these injuries at
some point in their athletic life or career. While general practitioners will have
sufficient skills and training to address these medical concerns, a specialist of sports
massage will have the expertise to design treatment and rehabilitation programmes
precisely for the purpose of leading the body to complete recovery and getting it back in
shape for a specific sport.
Injuries are not the only opportunities for athletes to receive expert help from a sports
therapist. An athlete may want to explore ways to improve his performance in his game;
his sports therapist would be the right person to evaluate the athlete’s individual
abilities, outline his strengths, take note of any weaknesses, and develop a programme
with the athlete’s goals in mind. The programme can help improve the athlete’s
endurance, for example, or enhance his flexibility, or encourage muscular strength.
Massaggi is the premier location to fully experience bespoke sports massage in London
for muscle tension to more complex neuromuscular injuries following trauma, muscle
contraction or specific treatments for postural imbalance.
Guest Author: Massage Therapist Ben Pianese “Massaggi“