SPORTS THERAPY & MASSAGE
Sports Therapist are experts in musculo-skeletal disorders. As a Sports Therapist, Angela is able to help in the prevention, treatment and management of injuries, whether from sports or from every-day life events. Angela’s treatments are hands-on, using sports and remedial massage predominantly and then adding other modalities as necessary, according to the patient’s needs.
Sports and Remedial massage involves the manipulation of soft tissue to correct problems and imbalances caused by repetitive and strenuous physical activity or trauma. It can enhance performance, aid recovery and prevent injury.
Thanks to her qualification also as a TCM Acupuncturist, Angela is able to use acupuncture, cupping or guasha on problematic areas during a treatment as an adjunct to sports and remedial massage.
Some of the most common injuries treated are:
- Neck, shoulder and back pain
- Muscle strains and ligament sprains
- Knee pain
- Plantar fasciitis
- Achilles tendinopathies
- Tennis/golfers elbows
Angela’s treatments are very holistic as every aspect of a person’s lifestyle is taken into account. Her rehabilitation exercises are very practical and can easily be incorporated in your daily life or in your sport.
Although a specialist in sports and remedial massage, Angela also offers therapeutic massage to ease stress and tension.