From Dr. Van Thiel
Learn how to prevent injuries with sports massages.
Read how to improve athletic performance with sports massages.
This kind of therapeutic massage considers the impact of certain activities on specific parts of the body to prevent injuries, such as:
Soft tissue groups
Everybody is different, but many athletes find that their performance improves with the use of sports massage.
Does SMT help athletic recovery as well?
Reduced muscle tension
Increased blood flow
Enhanced psychological effects
These effects are known to improve the recovery process for highly physically active individuals.
Implementing multiple types of exercise and recovery methods can help you stay strong, healthy and active. Sports massage therapy is a great approach for athletes to try in order to:
Relax their muscles
Get better sleep
Release toxins and lactic acid buildup
Perform well in their sport
With years of specialized experience as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Van Thiel values the positive impact therapeutic sports massage therapy can have on his patients.