Tool Assisted Massage

Tool Assisted Massage

What is Tool Assisted Massage? Tool assisted massage Decreases overall time of treatment Fosters faster rehabilitation/recovery   The Tool assisted massage incorporates instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilisation techniques that enables clinicians to effectively detect and treat scar tissue and restrictions that affect normal function. • Separates and breaks down collagen cross-links, and splays and stretches connective tissue and muscle fibres • Increases skin temperature • Facilitates reflex changes in the chronic muscle holding pattern • Alters spinal reflux activity (facilitated segment) • Increases the rate and amount of blood flow to and from the area • Increases cellular activity in the region, including fibroblasts and mast cells • Increases histamine response secondary to mast cell activity Why is scar tissue a problem? Scar tissue limits range of motion, and in many instances causes pain, which prevents the patient from functioning as he or she did before the injury. How is scar tissue different from other tissue? When viewed under a microscope, normal tissue can take a couple of different fashions: dense, regular elongated fibres running in the same direction, such as tendons and ligaments; or dense, irregular and loose with fibres running in multiple directions. In either instance, when tissue is damaged it will heal in a haphazard pattern–or scarring–that results in a restricted range of motion and, very often, pain. How are the instruments used? The instruments are used to enhance the clinician’s ability to detect adhesions, scar tissue or restrictions in the affected areas. Skilled clinicians use the stainless steel instruments to comb over and “catch” on fibrotic tissue, which immediately identifies the areas of restriction. Once the...

Sports Massage UK | Chosen By Top Athletes

Ben is fortunate enough to work with some of the UK’s leading Athletes including football teams, runners, boxers, cyclist and motor sport racers. Over recent years Ben has been working with racing driver & Bentley ambassador Guy Smith, helping him to stay supple before a race and just as important helping him to recover after a race. This is what guy has to say about Ben. “I have been going to see Ben for the last 4 years and it’s been a vital part of my preparation and recuperation pre and post event. After seeing Ben I feel relaxed and fresh and ready for any challenge the race throws at me and after the race I have to admit you feel pretty second hand and fatigued that’s where Ben works his magic and gets me feeling like new so I can carry on training and preparing for the next race, I’m pretty sure with out this support my performance would be greatly...
Ben is Ranked #7 out of 1294 UK Sports Masseurs

Ben is Ranked #7 out of 1294 UK Sports Masseurs

Hull Sports Massage is an established business that provides quality sports massage and treatment of injury to clients throughout the local area. The company, which is located in Hull, was founded in 2000 and has many years’ experience in the sports massage and treatment of injury sector. With their own treatment center at Roses Salon, and expert staff, the clinic provides a professional therapy service to businesses and clients of all abilities and treatment needs. The service is guaranteed to be effective in addressing your sports massage and treatment of injury requirements, allowing clients to get back on the road to fitness and live a healthier lifestyle as soon as possible. Hull Sports Massage has a dynamic workforce which includes a sports massage therapists who are qualified to diploma level specifically within the treatment of injury and multi-disciplined massage field. They have been trained to the highest standard meeting the requirements of the industry to treat injuries in a multi-disciplined approach. They are members of the Sports Massage Association (SMA), members of the Society of Sports Therapists (MSST) and members of the International Council of Health and Fitness Sports Therapists (HFST). They have an expanding group of customers that are situated in and around Hull, including professional athletes, semi professional teams and general clients. The company are members of the Sports Massage Association and the Society of Sports Therapists. The company is managed by Ben Neves who has been involved in the sports massage business for many years. Having previously worked for the Army and Police Service, Ben Neves is well trained to oversee the company. Read Some Of...