Category: Sports Injury

May 08

Sports Massage to the Rescue

One of the most common setbacks for athletes is delayed-onset muscle soreness, more commonly known as DOMS. This has to do with muscle pain that typically develops several hours postexercise and consists of predominantly eccentric muscle actions—especially if the exercise is unfamiliar. Although DOMS is likely symptom eccentric-exercise-induced muscle damage, it does not necessarily affect …

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Oct 31

Sports Massage Applicable for DOMS

Sports massage is designed to prepare the athlete for their best performance, reduce fatigue, and relieve muscle swelling and tension. During physical activity, strenuous muscle tension builds up in the body’s soft tissues. Due to overextension or overuse, minor injuries and lesions occur in these tissues that can cause a great deal of pain and …

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