Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete’s sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.
Benefits of sports massage are many, especially for athletes and other sports professionals. Every sport uses a specific muscle, as its priority. The therapist needs to know the details regarding the various muscles, their functioning and the stress and strain associated with each sport. The most commonly used massage technique is the Swedish massage.