Introduction to Basic Sports Injuries

Introduction to Basic Sports Injuries

Project Description

A must for those who treat sports related injuries! This workshop will include various treatment methods, stretching techniques, contraindications for treatment and practical applications. The focus is to learn about massage protocol and Physiotherapy management. It is a step by step procedure for dealing with each common sporting injury.

With specific reference to:

  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Shin Splints
  • Patella Tendonitis
  • Hamstring Strains
  • Infraspinatus Tendonitis
  • Hip Flexor Strains
  • Illiotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • Supraspinatus Tendonitis
  • Later Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • And MUCH MORE!

Basic Sports injuries can be treated with:

  • Regional Fascia Release
  • Skin Rolling
  • Directional Releasing
  • Transverse Friction Massage (TFM)
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Other Remedial Techniques

The benefits of Sports massage include:

  • Increase of Blood Flow through the muscles
  • Increased Blood Flow also removes waste products (Lactic Acid)
  • Stimulated flow of body fluids improving cellular nutrition
  • Break up of Adhesions
  • Improves circulation to tendons and ligaments
  • and Much More!