Is a type of massage designed for active people who are involed in athletic activites. Engaging in sports is harsh on the body and can often lead to pain, Discomfort, Injuries both short and long term.
Sports Massage enhances performance and prolongs a sports career by helping to prevent injury, reduce muscles/joint pain/swelling in the body, relax the mind, increase flexibility, and dramatically improve recovery rates.
Sports Massage is also highly effective in aiding the rapid recovery of an athlete from an injury by encouraging greater kinesthetic awareness and in turn promoting the body's natural immune function.
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Is a therapeutic technique consisting of inserting fine steriles needles to particular points on the body in order to sollicite a specific healing reaction.
Medical acupunture, also known as Western acupuncture or Dry Needling
It is an adapted version of Traditional Chinese Acupunture using current Medical, anatomical, physiological and patholigical knowledge.
It does not rely on the 'Ying and Yang" energy system, but focuses on influencing the nervous system in order to obtain an overall positve effects on the whole body.
Medical acupuncture is often use to help : Heaches, Migraines, Muscles and Tendon pain, Morning sickness, Joint pain, Post Operative pain...
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Joint Mobilisation & Manipulation
This technique is often use in manual treatment, as it gently moves, seprates, stretches joints, and tissues around them.
It is an extension of joint mobilisation.
This technique is characterized by the "click" or "pop" sound. That sound is a result of something called "cavitation".
When a joint manipulation is applied, the therapist "separates" the articular surface of the joint, which reduces the pressure within the joint creating that tipical sound.This is simply due to gas escaping the joint.
A sensation of relief is often felt immediately after the technique.
It is used to unlock joint, help musculoskeletal pain and improve the range of motion.
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Joint mobilisation is an technique based on passive movement of a joint. It is used in the aim of achieving a therapeutic effect.
The technique was developed by Japanese doctor Kenzo Kase more than 30 years ago. The adhesive strapping is designed to provide muscle and joint support without restricting movement.
The tape is made out of a breathable skin frendly material.
When applied to the wanted area the tape gently lift the skin, therefore reducing local pressure, enhancing circulation and lymphatic flow. The end result, it a decrease of pain and swelling.
Cut into different shapes (X,I,Y), and applied with different amount of tension, it can be used to promote pain relief, reduce swelling and inflamation, support joints, help tired muscles, reduce Headaches, ease up Joint conditions.
The tape can not be consider as a treatment modality on its own and will achieve full potential if used in addition to manual therapy.
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Injuries decrease the amount of time you spend on leisure activities, practicing your favourite sport, it lowers your fitness level and competitve performance.
Injury prevention is a broad term that includes different aspects (nutrition, proper training, self maintenance, psychological health...) one of them is making sure to get bodywork/manual therapy on a regular basis.
Trigger point, facsial tension, muscle stiffness are all elements (which can have a negative impact on your sport performance) that can be helped with manual therapy.
Different therapy techniques can be use for different musculoskeletal issues in order to taylor the treatment to the person. These modatlities might include :
Sports Specific Stretching techniques
I work in close relation with other sports professionals (Strength and conditioning coach, Cycling coach, Nutritionist, Chiropractor, Yoga instructors...).
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Low Impact Training
The exercise are simple to perform, using resistance bands and body-weight (lights weights are often used as well) but they are challenging and will help to develop muscle growth, have a positive impact on the nervous system, prevent reoccurring injuries, strengthen core muscles.
The Jensen Method have been developed by lead Chiropractors and Rehabilitation experts.
It provides the correct amount of stress on the body in order to illicit change on the muscular and nervous level, and is a very safe way of training.
Is a specific type of training which does not involve any high impact activity.
Reoccurring injuries can be linked to poor fitness and movement foundations. This type of will help your built a strong and table body which, in the long term, will allow you to go back to playing sports, be injury free, increase your quality of life.
Are you a fighter or a martial arts practitioner ?
I have a keen interest in treating and helping out fighting athletes.
I currently work / treat MMA fighter and martial artist from BJJ white belt to World champion MMA fighter and have years of experience successfully treating professional athletes.
I treat fighters from different clinics in London (click HERE to see list) and I go directly to MMA gyms / training camps / and even treat fighter in the comfort of their own Homes
If you are experiencing pain, discomfort, injuries which keep you away from training properly, please visit my alternative website www.themmatherapist.com and feel free to contact me on the contact page.