How do you use my personal information?

Our Data Protection Policy Statement: When you supply your personal details to this clinic they are stored and processed for 4 reasons: 1. We need to collect personal information about your health in order to provide you with the best possible treatment. Your requesting treatment and our agreement to provide that care constitutes a contract…. Read more »

How often should I have Sports Massage Treatment?

This will depend on the reasons why you are having treatment.  Some problems respond best to short, frequent treatments, for example 30 minutes every three to five days.   Many people wishing to support their body during training may find one hour each week, fortnight or month best for them.  After your first session we will be able… Read more »

How will I feel after my treatment?

You should feel more relaxed after your treatment and you will receive post massage instructions.  Some people feel cold and thirsty, so having warm clothes with you is a good idea.  It is advisable to drink plenty of water after treatment and try to keep moving a bit.  Depending on your condition and the techniques… Read more »

I have an injury – is sports massage appropriate for me?

It might be.  Many soft tissue injuries benefit greatly from sports massage, but it is best to contact the clinic and check first.  You might need to wait for a few days if your injury is very recent. If after assessing your injury treatment is not appropriate, you may be advised to see a doctor… Read more »

I am under 17 years old – can I have sports massage?

Yes.  Under 17 year olds must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at each treatment.  Sports massage can be very helpful for young people who take part in a lot of sporting activities.  It can prevent injury and help recovery from training at a time when their bodies are changing fast.

What should I wear?

During treatment you should wear comfortable underwear or sports shorts. Towels will be used where necessary to keep you warm and comfortable.

Is sports massage painful?

When tight or overworked muscles are worked on they can refer painful sensations. Your treatment will be guided by your feedback. Sometimes you will experience ‘good’ discomfort in response to the technique applied.  Always tell your therapist how you feel so they can ensure your treatment is effective at reducing or removing muscular pain.