Treatments Available At The Recovery Studio
Advanced Remedial Massage
Using a range of advanced soft tissue techniques, sports massage therapy can be used to address pain and dysfunction or excel the preparation and recovery from sport and exercise.
Advanced massage techniques used at The Recovery Studio include:
Neuromuscular Technique (NMT)
Soft Tissue Release (STR)
Positional Release Technique (PRT)
Muscle Energy Technique (MET) - Post-Isometric Relaxation (PIR) & Reciprocal Inhibition (RI)
Kinesio taping is a rehabilitative taping technique that provides support and stability to muscles and joints. Taping has numerous benefits such as decreasing inflammation and facilitating lymphatic drainage to alleviate pain and provide extended soft tissue manipulation following treatment.
Acupuncture for Sports Injuries
Acupuncture helps to release tight muscles and trigger points, restoring the bodies balance and energy levels, promoting healing and accelerating recovery time. With client consent, acupuncture may be used in conjunction with other advanced soft tissue therapy techniques .
The Benefits of combined soft tissue therapy:
The known lasting benefits of soft tissue therapy for lifestyle enhancement or sports performance optimisation include the following:
Release of muscular tension and associated pain
Restoration of muscle function
Improved blood circulation for accelerated healing and recovery
Improved tissue elasticity and range of movement
Enhanced autonomic function, motor control and reduced risk of injury recurrence
Psychological and physical relaxation
Postural re-alignment and prevention of muscular dysfunction
What To Expect
On initial consultation the source of the pain and underlying musculoskeletal dysfunction will be explored. This may include lifestyle and medical based questionnaires, as well as a detailed postural and range of movement assessment.
The soft tissue treatment will be individually tailored based on the specific issues presented. These can include a range of advanced sports massage techniques, acupuncture or taping and may require the patient to continue prescribed self-remedial exercises between treatments.
All appointments are approximately 45 minutes, consisting of a brief assessment and consultation, followed by the neccessary treatment - £45.00