Essential Sports Therapy offers a comprehensive selection of treatments and maintenance services tailor made to suit your individual requirement. During your Initial Consultation on your first visit we will asses the best course of action to give you the optimum benefit possible. Some of our main areas of work comprise of :
Sports acupuncture is a cutting edge approach used to treat sports injuries and orthopedic disorders. It combines the modern biomedical understanding of motor points and trigger points with the ancient medical system of acupuncture
Therapeutic massage to help reduce stress, relax muscles and help reduce everyday tension from day to day life.
For the Athletically inclined our treatments can commence anything from 2 days before right up to the event itself. It can increase blood supply to the muscles and help stretch them as part of a warm up and warm down routine to prevent Injury.
Remedial massage can help release a build up of tension in the muscles
which can lead to stress on the joints, ligaments and the muscles
themselves. Remedial massage, can be used to prevent and treat a number of musculoskeletal
Pre & Post Event
Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant-derived, aromatic essential oils to promote physical and psychological well-being. It is sometimes used in combination with massage and other therapeutic techniques as part of a holistic treatment approach.
The application of ultrasound waves (1-3MHz) to soft tissue to heat and relax injured areas in order to promote healing and reduce pain and swelling
Rehabilitation helps to improve, maintain and restore physical strength, and mobility for
sports injury can occur with the increased demand on the body during intense activity. This can cause minor damage and imbalances in the muscles and surrounding soft tissue. If these minor traumas are ignored they can lead to injury. Sports massage helps to keep the soft tissue supple, reducing the chances of overuse injuries and improving performance.
• Achilles Injuries • Tendinitis • Shin Splints • Groin Strain • Cartilage damage • Tennis Elbow • Frozen Shoulder • Hamstring Injuries • Plantar Fasciitis • Scar tissue • Adhesions • Whiplash • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome • Repetitive Strain Injury