When you compete in sports activities, even if it’s just for fun, there’s always a chance you’ll suffer an injury. Often, you’ll just tweak a muscle, but it can be more serious. Using the most effective sport massage Baton Rouge has at Ozark Chiropractic Clinic will help you to deal with the pain and recover more effectively.

Sport Massage Baton Rouge

If you want to try and prevent sporting injuries, a sports massage can be just as effective by ensuring that your body is in the best condition it can be, fully loosened up and ready for action.

The Effects of Sports Massage in Baton Rouge

A sports massage must be delivered by a practitioner who knows exactly how the body works and how the muscles interact with the skeleton and other body parts. That’s why chiropractors make great sports massage therapists.

By moving and manipulating the muscle tissue into the optimum places while relieving the effects of small knots within those muscles, sports massages will help you feel better and improve your performance.

Because your muscles are relaxed and in the best possible condition, your chance of being injured while competing drastically goes down. If you’ve been injured before, the massage will help you to recover more quickly.

One effect of sports massage is that blood flow to the muscles is increased, and greater blood flow speeds up the healing process.

Additionally, as the biomechanics of the body are understood, we’ll get your body balanced and back in line. A well-balanced body is less likely to be injured as weight is distributed more evenly. If you spend all your time favoring one side or the other, there is a greater chance of injury. Sports massage will realign your muscles to help counteract this problem.

Baton Rouge Sports Massage for Recovery

If you’ve been in a big game or race, sports massage can enable you to get back to feeling normal again in a much faster time than you may expect. The effects of your exertions will be felt by your body for days, but a massage will help to relax your muscles, promote healing, and help your body to naturally rid itself of toxins that may have built up in the muscles.

However, if you are especially sore, it can be beneficial to wait a few days before receiving a massage to allow some of the soreness to dissipate.

Getting the Best Sports Massage Baton Rouge Results

As with other kinds of massage, sports massage should be performed over wounds, infected skin, bruises, or anywhere over recent bone injuries. Being hydrated before the massage is important as it allows your muscles to be more easily manipulated.

Sports massage may cause you to feel soreness for up to 48 hours after the procedure, but after this time you’ll feel as if you have a new lease of life.

To find out more about sports massage or to book your session, please visit us or contact Ozark Chiropractic Clinic by calling (225) 927-8160 today.