…refers to a method of massage especially designed to prepare an athlete for an upcoming event and to aid in the body’s regenerative and restorative capacities following a rigorous workout or competition.
This is achieved through specialized deep tissue manipulations that stimulate circulation of the blood and lymph.
To apply great force without causing discomfort, pain, or unwanted symptoms is a goodly part of the art of sports massage. It is used by athletes such as Emmitt Smith and Aaron Baker.
…is the most popular form of massage. It uses a system of long strokes, kneading and friction techniques on the more superficial layers of the muscles, combined with active and passive movements of the joints.
It is used primarily for a full-body session; promotes general relaxation, improves circulation and range of motion, relieves muscle tension.