Sports massage was originally developed to help athletes prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recover after a big event, or function well during training. Sports massage emphasizes prevention and healing of injuries to the muscles and tendons. #nowandzenbodyworks #sportsmassage #sportsmassageindallas #sportsmassageinaddison #sportsmassageandnowandzenbodyworks #athletes #performance #training #muscles #tendons #nowandzenbodyworksandsportsmassage #massageindallas #mass
Muscle Spasms are uncontrollable contractions or spasms of a muscle which cause a sharp pain and hardening of the muscles, making it almost impossible to use. If not treated, the spasm can produce a knot within the muscle, which eventually becomes a trigger point, or point of referred pain, which may be felt in other areas of the body A professional trained massage therapist will break the pain cycle and decrease the muscle spasm. If the muscle spasm is reflex guarding, decre
You wake up with a crick in your neck and along your shoulder blade, making it painful to turn your head or even use the affected arm. Now what? “I must have slept wrong” is the most common explanation.Massage therapists often work on trigger points or muscle knots, which cause familiar aches and pains including neck pain. This group of muscles may be responsible for a number of clients chest pain, arm pain, neck pain, and upper back pain, making massage an effective tool for
Hamstring injuries usually occur with sudden lunging, running, or jumping, resulting in muscle injury. The sudden jerking pulls on the tissues of the hamstring muscle. In fact, it is commonly referred to as a "pulled hamstring." Oftentimes, a "pop" is heard or felt by the injured athlete. A variable amount of pain is experienced immediately. The athlete is usually unable to continue and oftentimes cannot even stand. Examination of the individual with a hamstring injury reveal
Cupping is a technique that increases blood flow to superficial muscle layers triggers the lymphatic system, clears the blood vessels, and stretches and activates the skin. It is a very similar to a massage, but uses suction instead of pressure to break up muscular adhesion's and remove toxins. The effects of CUPPING with leave bruise like circles on the area where the cups are used. It will take 7-14 days for the bruises to disappear. Please note that everyone’s body heals d
SportStretch is a floor-mat based routine that consists of both actively and passively stretching a client. It can be done as an individual treatment or integrated into the end of a massage or workout. I have uniquely incorporated a combination of techniques such as Thai Massage, Compression, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Ashiatsu, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Post Isometric Relaxation (PIR), Traction and various Myofascial and Myoskeletal techniques.