Massage

Here at Physiotherapy Matters, we can offer the following types of massage

Sports Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

Relaxation Massage

Lymphatic Drainage massage

What is a Sports / Deep tissue Massage?

Sports massage is simply a deep tissue massage that aims to manipulate muscles, fascia and connective tissue.  Through specialist techniques massage can loosen any restrictions and make tight muscles feel better.

Who would benefit from a Deep Tissue Massage?

It’s not just for athletes!

 

Whether you’re an elite athlete training to high volumes, or someone aware of muscle and joint tightness, a Deep Tissue Massage could be the answer.

back-massage

What are the benefits of a Deep Tissue Massage? 

  • Improve recovery
  • Improve muscle tone and tension
  • Reduce Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
  • Improve circulation and lymphatic flow
  • Assist in the removal of metabolic waste

Occasion’s when a massage may be appropriate include:

  • Tightness throughout the neck and lower back
  • Postural related pain and stiffness
  • Pre or post sporting events
  • Increasing training volumes including enhanced road mileage in running or increased winter training intensity on the turbo trainer.

What about Relaxation and Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

Due to our experience in manual therapy and massage, we are able to tailor our approaches to your needs to include gentler relaxation techniques or specific lymphatic Drainage mobilisations.

Who will carry out your Massage?

Your massage will either be carried out by an experienced Chartered Physiotherapist or our expert Sports Therapist.

Booking an appointment?

We generally recommend a 60-minute initial assessment for massage so we can find out about you and your needs.  Follow up appointments can be booked for either 30 minute or 60-minute appointment lengths.

 

If you’re unsure whether you need a massage appointment or a physiotherapy appointment

please ring 0333 2200 238 for more information.