Massage therapy is a therapeutic tool used by therapists to manipulate human body’s soft tissues.
Massage therapy decreases muscle tension, reduce pain by increasing blood circulation to the targeted area and movement of Lymph throughout the body. Massage therapy is a “hands on” treatment with many physical and spiritual healing benefits to make you feel better, relax and physically active by releasing natural painkiller (Endorphins) from brain and promoting the flow of life energy (Qi) .
Fife Physiotherapy Centre provides number of massage therapy services including Sport Massage, Myofascial Release, Remedial Massage, Neuromuscular Technique, Trigger Point Therapy, and Muscles Energy Technique. Our experienced massage therapist will carefully assess your problem and will provide the treatment of choice according to your injury/health condition, activities, and body needs.
Remedial massage refers to body’s deep tissue massage done by a trained massage therapist or physiotherapist. Remedial massage is useful for different physical conditions.
Remedial massage is also a best therapeutic tool for the treatment of chronic muscular-skeletal pain, imbalances, sprains, sport injuries, strains, orthopaedic conditions, bruising or any other physical injury where the skin is intact.
Remedial massage different methods and techniques help to remove intra-muscular blood blockages. Remedial massage improves blood and lymph circulation to the targeted injured area and helps to remove damaged cells and adhesions to enhance healing process.
Sports Massage is a fantastic tool of manual therapy used by therapist for sports injuries management to prevent ligaments breakdown and muscular injuries.
It is also used for the prevention of excessive of scar tissues development following an injury. Sport massage can also be used by therapist to stretch specific soft tissue or localized areas of soft tissue in a way that may not be possible with normal exercise and manual therapy.
There are several techniques applied during the sport massage including deep tissue friction and manipulation to improve muscles internal healing and prevent further injuries. Sport massage is a treatment of choice for several sports injuries and suitable for elite sports people including Rugby, Football players, Track Athletes, Weightlifters, Gymnasts, badminton champions and professional dancers.
Myofacial Release Massage
Muscle fibres are folded in strong connective tissues called fascia which provide structural support and protection to the muscles.
Due to injuries or repetitive use of muscles, there are scars tissues develop between the fascia and muscles fibers which cause pain and mobility impairment.
Different myofascial release technique can help to improve blood and lymphatic circulation to the targeted muscles group which enhanced healing process and prevent further soft tissue injuries.