Sports Massage

Introduction to Sports Massage

Sports massage has an important role to play in the life of any athlete/sports person whether injured or not.

Massage has a number of benefits, physical, physiological and psychological.

How can Physio2go help?

    Sports massage is not just for the high level athlete. Anyone with a loss of flexibility and tightness within muscle groups would benefit. Examples would be those who suffer with tension/tightness in their neck and shoulders from poor posture whilst sitting at their computer or low back pain after gardening.

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Treatment details

All sports massage appointments are tailored to each individual’s needs and are carried out by our fully qualified Sports Massage therapists, Sue King, Stephanie Martin-Smith and Laurence Blow.

Massage can

  • Prevent injuries and loss of flexibility/mobility
  • Speed up healing in injured muscle tissue
  • Decrease recovery time after strenuous exercise
  • Reduce swelling at joints
  • Boost performance

You will need to expose the part to be massaged; your therapist will use a variety of massage techniques to identify your problem areas. The tissues will then be worked on; oil or massage cream may be used.


Contact Information

Clinic Opening Times

Physio2go Ltd, York Lodge, St Peters Street, St Albans, AL1 3HD

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What our patients say...

David A

Hertfordshire

"Just wanted to let you know that I successfully completed the London marathon in 4.16 -a respectable time that owes a lot to your treatment on my knee and encouragement to keep going . So many thanks for your help which was much appreciated."