Pre & Post Event Massage

Pre event Massage

A pre event massage is used before activity to prepare the body for exercise. It can take place any where, a few days or a few minutes before the event.

A few days before the event the treatment will be to lightly flush or stretch, minor treatment is acceptable but nothing that will compromise your performance

A pre event massage can also be a relaxing experience. A relaxing pre event massage aims to decrease stress levels and calm nerves before important competitions or races

A stimulating pre event massage is vigorous and prepares people mentally for performance.

Shortly before an event pre treatment is to enhance your warm-up

Benefits of Pre-Event Massage

Prepares the body’s muscles for the
task ahead

Mental preparation

Vitalise range of movement in the joints

Warms up and increase blood supply to muscles

Reduce any muscle tension

Enhances performance

Post Event Massage

Post Event massage allows the body to recover from physical activity by easing delayed onset muscle soreness. It also helps to increase blood circulation, remove metabolic waste and helps regain normal muscle resting lengths. I will assist in the identification of any injuries or conditions that may need further attention.

Post event massage should take place 2 to 6 hours after the event and should last for 15 – 20 minutes

Post massage is still beneficial a few days after and the session can be longer

Benefits of Post Event Massage

Restores resting muscle length

Prevents muscle soreness

Relieves muscle cramps and

Check for injuries or tissue damage

Restores flexibility

Flushes out congested areas