Sports and Deep Tissue Massage

knee injury“Massage, in combination with exercise, has always been advocated for general health.” (Mario-Paul Cassar DO ND)
Massage is a very ancient healing art. For example; the ancient Greeks began to apply massage techniques to treat Gladiators and athletes alongside their exercise routines.
Massage therapy influences a number of body processes as well as giving basic relaxation and emotional support.
There is a direct effect on the soft muscular tissues being manipulated, improving the flow of blood and lymph vessels.
There is a positive effect on the nervous (neural) and chemical systems as the body`s healing system is stimulated. The affected muscle fibres are encouraged to release and realign.