Sports Therapists

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What is Sports Massage?

Sports massage is a combination of basic and advanced massage techniques applied to a sports person in order to support and enhance their performance. Some sports massage therapists can include additional techniques such as medical acupuncture, taping and injury assessment. Each treatment is tailored to the individual, how they are feeling and with a purpose in mind. Techniques also vary depending on when the next training session will take place and how intense it will be.

Why have Sports Massage?

For runners, sports massage provides three main benefits; Recovery, Injury Prevention and Psychological Boost.

After a tough or long run, sports massage will help you to recover faster. It will stimulate blood flow, support your body’s own healing process and prevent or reduce delayed onset muscle soreness. You will leave ache free, with full movement and ready to tackle your next training session.

Injury can be prevented by monitoring muscular condition. A sports massage therapist will identify areas of tension with their hands and apply techniques to reduce this and lessen the chances of injury. Your body awareness will improve and you will be encouraged to stretch certain areas at home. Those annoying little niggles need not become full-on injuries!

Runners find sports massage provides them with a quiet time to reflect, consider and take stock of how their training is going and how they are feeling. This provides a psychological boost particularly when training is tough or in the week before a race, when keeping the mind and body relaxed is vital.

When to have Sports Massage

Sports massage can be adapted for use before or after training and racing. Many runners have their treatments after their long run and on a rest day so that the massage can be deeper and assist recovery.

After a race, sports massage is applied lightly and more rapidly in order to stimulate circulation, relax, reduce tension and restore movement. You will leave with less soreness and stairs will no longer be a daunting task!

SPORTS THERAPISTS: BN1

Brighton Sports Therapy Jamie Webb. 01273 921831

Dragonfly Clinic 01273 311711

enJOY Holistic Therapies 30 The Drive, Hove. 01273 761 287

Ixchel Therapies 01273 782709

JK Therapies Jason Knight. 07733 248269

KF Body Matters Kirsty Ferry. 07900 883761

Sussex Injury Clinics 01273 556199

ZCsportstherapy Zeina Clare. 07531 039692

SPORTS THERAPISTS: BN2

enJOY Holistic Therapies 30 The Drive, Hove. 01273 761 287

JK Therapies Jason Knight. 07733 248269

KF Body Matters Kirsty Ferry. 07900 883761

Sports 13 Joao Arranhado. 07731 983936

ZCsportstherapy Zeina Clare. 07531 039692

SPORTS THERAPISTS: BN3

Coast Clinic 198 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2DJ. 01273 321133

enJOY Holistic Therapies 30 The Drive, Hove. 01273 761 287

In Motion Injury Clinic Justin Gregory. 57 Welbeck Avenue, Hove, BN3 4JQ. 07780 690706

JK Therapies Jason Knight. 07733 248269

KF Body Matters Kirsty Ferry. 07900 883761

Meridian Sports Therapy Abby Allen. The Acupuncture Clinic, 148 Portland Road, Hove BN3 5QJ. 07900 587763

Rhomboids Sports and Remedial Massage Helen Trehane. Cheetahs Gym, King Alfred Leisure Centre, Kingsway, Hove BN3 2WW. 07810 627 867

Studio 57 Clinic The Agora Building, Ground Floor, West Wing, Ellen Street, Hove BN3 3LN. 01273 711399

ZCsportstherapy Zeina Clare. 07531 039692

SPORTS THERAPISTS: Shoreham

Sam Forrest 10 Western Road, Shoreham BN43 5WD. 07817 526551

SPORTS THERAPISTS: Hassocks

Meridian Sports Therapy Abby Allen. Hassocks Sports Centre, Dale Avenue, Hassocks, West Sussex BN6 8LP. 07900 587763

SPORTS THERAPISTS: Seaford

ZC Sports Therapy Zeina Clare. 07531 039692