60 Minutes $110 90 Minutes $149
Recommended for professional athletes, workout junkies & weekend warriors.
Our Sports Massage consists of deep pressure applied with elbows and thumbs or may also be applied with the broad plane of the feet "Ashiatsu style" to target muscle tension, constrictions in the tissue and to target those pesky "knots" that limit the range of motion of the athlete. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation or "PNF stretching" for short, is an advanced form of flexibility training that we incorporate into our Sports Massage sessions. PNF involves stretching and contracting the muscle group that is being focused on.
PNF Stretching is a great way to release:
- The quadriceps muscles. A common structure involved in knee pain, and lower extremity problems.
- The adductor muscles, which are commonly involved in knee pain, and lower extremity Injuries, especially in people who sit a great deal. To release the abductor muscles which are often involved in hip, low back, knee pain, and lower extremity problems.
- The hip's abductors (gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, tensor fascia latae, and illiotibial band) need to be released in order for your hip to function properly.
- The hamstring muscles, which are commonly involved in low back pain, sciatica, knee pain, plantar fasciitis, and other lower extremity problems. Regularly receiving a sports massage may help prevent injury and help the athlete in performing at their peak potential.
How to Prepare for Your Sports Session:
Wear loose fitting clothing, like shorts and a t-shirt
Drink plenty of water before and after your massage
Come in feeling comfortable – eat healthfully on the day of your appointment, avoid eating big meals right before session
Arrive ten minutes early, so you have time to relax and discuss with your independent professional massage therapist any goals you have for the session (for example, greater flexibility, less tension, headache relief) and specify areas you’d like to focus on.
Let your therapist know about any medical conditions, or anything you feel is important to the session, and feel free to ask questions.