Andrew Stevenson Reflexology and Massage Therapy in Derby

Sports Massage . Sports Massage

Sports / Deep tissue/ Remedial Massage

Sports Massage is a deep tissue massage for the manipulation of the soft tissue around the body using various massage techniques.

Sports massage can be broken down into three main areas.

Pre-Event This is where the muscles are warmed up which increases blood flow and “fires” up the muscles, this also helps to prevent injuries.

Post -Event This is the direct opposite to Pre-Event this is where the muscles are relaxed, this also assists in the removal of lactic acid build up from muscles that have been worked hard.


This is the most common form of Sports massage and used to maintain the muscles or treat injuries or ailments.
This increases blood flow to the area removes adhesions (knots), stretches tight muscles and connective tissue and promotes recovery from injury.

Sports massage can be used to treat a wide range of injuries, some examples that can be treated are:

Plantar fasciitis
Rotor Cuff injuries
Back Pain
Tennis Elbow
Golfers Elbow
Joggers Knee
General stiffness
Range of Movement Difficulties.

Many people find massage relaxing and feel “lighter” or “loose” after a treatment has been completed.

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