Riders preventing & treating injuries, helping you ride better, train harder for longer
Working with horses is very physically demanding and often leads to muscular problems which then become detrimental to performing at your best.
Sports massage is the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of soft tissues, including muscles, ligaments and tendons.
Benefits of sports massage include:
- improved circulation and lymphatic flow
- the removal of metabolic waste
- sedation or stimulation of nerve endings
- increased or decreased muscle tone/length
- remodelled scar tissue
- aiding mental preparation
Deep tissue massage
Not just for athletes, deep tissue massage can help treat many day-to-day complaints and injuries
By having an in-depth knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the human body Ali will offer the best treatment for a speedy recovery as well as advise patients on exercises to carry out between treatments.
Deep tissue massage can help with:
day-to-day maintenance to keep you fit and active
recovery from the sudden onset of problems like sciatica
recover from injuries and surgery
symptoms of IBS by resorting your body to a relaxed state to alleviate cramping within your stomach
Strapping and Taping
Used to help support and enhance the treatment and therapy already given. In a supportive role the strapping can be applied to help relieve the load on an area, creating a more comfortable environment for recovery.
Kinesiology tape or K-tape as it is know has played a massive part in the different ways tape is now used in sport and rehabilitation. In the clinic Rock Tape is used for a number of uses in therapeutical taping:
- reduce fatigue on a muscle group
- reduce the amount of inflammation on an area
- postural suport
- reduces the amount of pain felt
Ultrasound therapy uses sound waves to stimulate tissue
This helps to reduce inflammation, enhance bloody supply to a specific area and speed up the healing process.
Used on a variety of areas, it produces instant relief to sore and inflamed soft tissue.