Here are the answers to the most common questions asked

Do I need to be referred for treatment by my doctor?

No, you can book an appointment at any time with or without a referral from your doctor

How long does each session last?

This depends entirely on the nature of the problem. A session usually lasts between 1/2 hour - 1 hour

How do I know if you are fully qualified?

I have undergone intensive training allowing me to practice Sports Massage & Remedial Therapy, this can be seen by the suffix after my name on the contact us page

What should I wear for my treatment session?

The affected part of your body will need to be seen, so for lower limbs please bring shorts and for other areas please wear appropriate under garments

How soon can I get an appointment?

I aim to book everyone an appointment as soon as it is suitable for you

To book an appointment please call 07968 258848 or email info@optimumsportsrehab.co.uk

Benefits of Massage

  • breaks down scar tissue
  • warms muscles pre-event
  • reduces muscle tension
  • increases rate of healing
  • stimulates circulation
  • prevents injury by identifying trouble spots
  • reduces anxiety
  • reduces fatigue
  • stretches tight muscles

Sports Massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of the body’s soft tissues including muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Sports massage can be used to

  • Improve circulation and lymphatic flow
  • Assist in the removal of metabolic waste
  • Improve muscle tone
  • Increase or decrease muscle length
  • Remodel scar tissue when required
  • Reduce recovery time following injury
  • Prevent injuries

The following conditions can be greatly improved by Sports Massage treatment

  • Many different Sports Injuries
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries, inc Tennis Elbow
  • Musculoskeletal issues
  • Problems caused by postural imbalances
  • Back, neck and shoulder pain, including whiplash

Anyone can benefit from Sports Massage Treatment, including youngsters suffering from problems associated with growth, people suffering from day to day problems such as repetitive strain injury, sprains and tension, and sports participants needing to perform at optimal fitness and gain a knowledge of underlying problems to prevent injury.