Sports massage incorporates a wide range of massage techniques to provide a safe and effective treatment for muscular tension and injury, and is important in sports injury prevention as well as treatment. Sports massage was originally developed to help athletes prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recover after a big event, or function well during training. Sports massage emphasises prevention and healing of injuries to the muscles and tendons. With the various lifestyles that we lead, mental stress can often manifest itself physically.
So whether you are active in sport and exercise or not, sports massage helps to regain balance and homeostasis through addressing muscle imbalances and postural issues as well as improving circulation of blood and lymph fluids. Marie incorporates a number of techniques tailored to each individual to give the most benefit. She also offers strapping and taping including Kinesio taping for joint support and muscle activation or inhibition.