Massage is an ancient modality that has been renowned for its physiological and psychological benefits for thousands of years. It plays a key role in the lives of athletes for recovery, prehab and performance enhancement and this is something we are proud to provide to the wider population. Regardless of how the tension or injury was acquired massage can be instrumental in the recovery process and can be a great tool in supplementing your physiotherapy sessions. There are many different types of massage therapy all centred around improving emotional and physical wellbeing. It may be you are suffering from aches and pains caused by your work environment or lifestyle, have recently become active or are training for your first marathon, rest assured in all these instances massage can help you.
We are committed to truly understanding your specific needs so that you get the best possible service. We recognise everyone is unique and our massage therapists will draw on their in-depth knowledge of physiology and anatomy to carry out the most appropriate type of therapy for you.
The Benefits of Massage
Massage therapy can help you in several ways:
Relax and release stress.
Prevention: It is an essential tool to help prevent injury during periods of intense training as brings awareness to areas of muscle tension and stimulates blood flow increasing oxygen back into hard-working muscles promoting recovery.
Injury Treatment: Massage can help relieve pain and resolve many symptoms throughout the body:
- muscle tension
- circulation problems
- muscle imbalance
- joint mobility
- postural issues
What we offer
Our team of qualified massage therapists at Hampden Sports Clinic bring a wealth of experience and expertise in various forms of massage techniques such as:
- Relaxing Therapeutic Swedish Massage
- Remedial and Sports Massage
- Deep-tissue massage
- Cupping massage therapy
- Myofascial Release Techniques
- Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)
- Assisted Stretching (PNF)
- IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation)
What to expect:
If you are comfortable in shorts please wear or bring a loose-fitting pair. You are welcome to change when you arrive at the clinic. It is always a good idea to be hydrated and bring water with you as a sports massage can be thirsty work.
At the end of the first session our therapists will advise you on any further treatments you would benefit from. At all times you have access to the unique multi-disciplinary team inside the clinic, led by our Sport Medicine Doctor.
Prices are as follows:
1 hour - £45.00
1 hour (partner) - £41.00
[1 hour massage includes time for assessment of the condition and also cleaning between appointments in line with recommendations from the Scottish Massage Therapists organisation]
Would you benefit from a Sports Massage?
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