Category: Massage for Runners

Orthopedic Massage (OM) Santa Barbara, Goleta

Orthopedic Massage (OM) Santa Barbara, Goleta

Orthopaedic massage therapy is a particular kind of massage, focused on soft-tissue injury rehabilitation. Goals for an orthopaedic massage session typically include decreasing pain, increasing the range of motion, and preparing the body to return to normal daily routines and active hobbies. It bears similarities to other types of massage, such as sports massage, but it is it’s own specific, results-oriented massage modality. Read on to find out what orthopaedic massage is, how it differs from other types of massage, and who it is best suited to help.

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Sports Massage / Stretch for Athletes in SB – Santa Barbara, Goleta, UCSB, SBCC, Westmont College Athletes

Sports Massage / Stretch for Athletes in SB – Santa Barbara, Goleta, UCSB, SBCC, Westmont College Athletes

The sports massage actually came from the Swedish massage technique. Geared specifically to the athlete, this massage focuses on muscles that have seen a large degree of stress and use, often to the point of overuse. Normally, these are muscles that have seen the repetitive and aggressive movement as a part of the overall sport or competition.

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Why should Runners get Sports Massage? Massage for Runners Santa Barbara, Goleta

Massage for Runners A good therapist can determine where any adhesions may be and then break them up while improving functional flexibility in the tissue. … While it likely won’t help with muscle adhesions or scar tissue, a more relaxing massage still has many benefits for runners. Study the training of professional runners and you’ll notice that they have an …

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