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VK MOBILE Sports Therapy

Services

Sports Therapy

  • Assess
  • Treat
  • Prevent
  • Educate

Sports therapy appointment involves injury assessment, treatment and exercise prescription. It also contains injury education, which will help the patient to understand the injury and prevent it from happening again. Sports therapy is not only for sportspeople but also for those who want to assess and treat any musculoskeletal injury.

Treatments that are used in sports therapy:

  • Joint mobilisation
  • Sports massage
  • Stretching
  • Acupuncture
  • Kinesio taping
  • Rehabilitation program

Sports Massage

Sports massage includes a variety of classic, deep tissue, friction, stretching, trigger point and myofascial release massage techniques. It is more targeted to injury treatment than deep tissue massage. It is used to treat, prevent and recover from the injuries. Sports massage can be performed as a pre and post-event treatment and during the training period when needed. However, sports massage is not only beneficial for sportspeople, but also for those who are suffering from daily aches and chronic injuries.

Benefits of sports massage:

  • Stimulates blood circulation
  • Increases joint mobility
  • Reduces muscle tension & pain
  • Breaks down scar tissue
  • Boosts energy levels
  • Reduces emotional stress levels
  • Improves sleep

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage involves firm pressure and slow strokes to get to deep layers of muscles and treat muscle or joint pain and stiffness. It is good for chronic pain, neck, back and leg muscle pain.

Benefits of deep tissue massage:

  • Stimulates blood circulation
  • Increases joint mobility
  • Reduces muscle tension & pain
  • Breaks down scar tissue
  • Boosts energy levels
  • Reduces emotional stress levels
  • Improves sleep

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries

Acupuncture can be performed as a part of sports injury treatment or during sports massage for better results. In recent years acupuncture became popular as an alternative treatment for musculoskeletal conditions/pain management. Although acupuncture is not scientifically proven, research shows that acupuncture leads to release of endorphins and changes in the processing of pain in the brain and spinal cord by stimulating nerves located in muscles and other soft tissues.

Benefits of acupuncture:

  • Reduces pain
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Releases trigger points