January 3, 2012
Sports massage is a type of massage that was developed specifically to help athletes get the most out of their bodies, prevent injury, and recover from injury or overtraining. Sports massage is based on Swedish massage, and uses the same techniques. The difference is the focus of the massage, and how the techniques are applied.
Sports massage is usually shorter than most Swedish massage, generally around 20 minutes. There are four types of sports massage:
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