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Can A Sports Massage Hurt You?

Many people are skeptical about getting a sports massage because they think it will hurt them. However, there are many different types of massages and not all of them can hurt you. The only way to find out if the type you want is safe for your body is to ask your masseuse before starting treatment.

Running is a tough sport. It takes a lot of time, dedication, and focus to get where you want to go. Along the way, your muscles are pushed past their limits even if you do proper stretching before and after workouts. It can be tempting to just give up on running altogether because it’s hard, but don’t worry!

There are ways for runners to have some relief from muscle pain caused by overuse or injury. One option is a sports massage therapy which can help reduce any inflammation in your muscles that might cause pain and discomfort as well as increase blood flow which speeds healing time.

  • Sports massage therapy can provide relief from muscle pain
  • Provides benefits like increased blood flow and reduced inflammation 
  • Helps athletes avoid the nasty side effects of overuse injury
  • Increase mobility, range of motion, flexibility, and strength over time

Who Should Get a Sports Massage?

  • Runners who are looking for pain relief
  • Athletes with sports injuries that need to be rehabilitated
  • Anyone interested in sports massage therapy as a hobby or profession 

Sports massage has many benefits for athletes like reducing soreness, speeding recovery time, increasing flexibility, and improving overall performance so why not give it a try? If you are worried about the pain involved in sports massage, don’t be! Most of it is caused by a natural reaction to stimulation. The more discomfort you feel during your sports massage treatment the better because that means it’s working.

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  • Help with muscle strains and general soreness
  • Increase performance and flexibility
  • Reduce recovery time after injury or workout
  • Preventative care for athletes

The only way you will know if sports massage therapy would work for you is to try it for yourself and see how much relief it gives. Sports Massage can help reduce soreness, speed recovery time, increase flexibility, and improve performance so why not give it a try?

You should never endure such discomfort through sports massage that you have to tense up just to get through with the treatment – talk to your masseuse and ask them to apply less pressure if need be. For each person, there will be an optimal amount of pressure that is different from others.

Sports massages can help you get the most out of your workouts and keep you performing at your best. As long as it’s done properly, there shouldn’t be any problems! If you have any concerns about getting one, ask a therapist before starting treatment. Make sure they use the right pressure because everyone has different needs but on the other hand, too much pressure might hurt more than it helps so if this is happening then try suggesting less pressure from the massage therapist.

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