443 norwood road

london, se27 9dq

 

07989 387 319

info@jennieduck.com

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07989 387 319

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443 norwood road

tulse hill / west norwood

london, se27 9dq

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what is sports massage?

As muscles are used repetitively the fibres can become tight and congested and this impairs muscle function. When a muscle cannot function properly the body responds by adjusting its movements and compensating for the weakness. Added to which muscles develop at different rates according to how we use our bodies and we often develop imbalances that cause us to compensate for weaknesses. This can lead to further imbalances with some muscles being strong and well used while others are weaker and rarely called to action.

 

When the body is out of balance it is more susceptible to injury and further tensions may well develop. Often all of this is happening unbeknown to us within the deeper muscles and it is not until we suffer an injury that we realise there is a problem.

 

Working with the deeper muscles, as in sports (or 'remedial) and deep tissue massage, it is possible to release restrictions in the muscles, helping them to work properly and to identify imbalances in the body that could lead to problems. This makes it possible to adapt a training programme to harmonise the body and regular massages help to maintain healthy muscle condition and prevent injury.

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