Sports massage is a very important part of the sports and training process. It is directly related to the sports results and good physical condition of the athletes. Sports massage uses techniques similar to those of the classic massage, but modified to fulfill the specific goals of the type of massage and the specifics of the sport. Sports massage is applied to:
Massage techniques aim to improve blood and lymph flow at the local level and thus improve tissue nutrition. In this way, tension discomfort and fatigue are removed, muscle flexibility improves, the chances of trauma are reduced and the body prepares for an upcoming load.
Professionals and amateurs visit OKTO to recover from fitness, dancing, Cross Fit, tennis, golf or other sports. Our specialists use a combination of techniques for penetrating the tissues in depth and stretching for complete completion of therapy. The contraindications are identical to those in the classic massage - Fever; Inflammatory processes; Infectious skin diseases; Bleeding and bleeding; Inflammation of the veins and lymph vessels; Great psychomotional agitation; Tumor diseases.
The sports massage can also be combined with the TheraGun device, which creates a vibrating massage at high speed, 40 strokes per second, and which is preferred by a number of professional athletes and sports fans.
In other cases, you can combine sports massage with kinesitherapy in the treatment of sports injuries.