Sports Massage/ Soft Tissue Therapy

Sports Massage in Oxford


About Sports Massage

Sports massage therapy/ soft tissue therapy is a manual therapy that manipulates the soft tissue: Muscles, Fascia, Tendons, Ligaments and Joints. 

This type of massage was originally developed for athletes as a way to prevent and relieve injuries, but both athletes and non athletes can gain physiological and psychological benefits from sports massage therapy.  Sports massage therapy aims to treat minor and chronic injuries, whether caused by Sports, or other lifestyle factors. It can also be used to help manage chronic pain from other conditions. 

As part of sports massage therapy we offer;

  • Postural Assessment 
  • Mobilisations
  • Trigger Point Acupuncture
  • Soft Tissue Release
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Kinesiology Taping 
  • Injury Rehabilitation Exercises. 

Sports massage therapy is effective for muscle aches and pains, tension type headaches, neck & shoulder pain, lower back pain, sciatica, repetitive strain injuries. 

What are the benefits ?

  • Reducing or eliminating pain
  • Improved circulation
  • Stimulation of the nervous system
  • Delayed onset muscle soreness prevention
  • Stress reduction & relaxation
  • Muscle tension reduction
  • Improved range of motion 
  • Scar tissue improvement
  • Injury prevention & recovery