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Sports Massage Edinburgh | Sports Massage


We offer both sports massage and deep tissue massage at our Edinburgh clinic so we can take the best possible care of your health.  By adding massage to your treatment plan now, you’ll feel the health benefits far into the future.


We offer two types of massage at our clinic:

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is similar in many ways to a Swedish massage, however you’ll feel that the applied pressure is deeper at times although of course we can alter this to suit the individual and the presenting complaint. Our therapists aim to release chronic muscle tension with slow strokes, direct pressure as well as friction across and along the fibres of any offending muscle groups.  The treatment involves the use of both light and deep strokes, working on soft tissue, muscles, tendons and ligaments to help in the improve and prevent your muscular problems.

Sports Massage

Sports massage therapy is excellent for athletes of all kinds, from elite athletes to weekend warriors. The sports massage techniques are specific to the sport the athlete competes in, concentrating on sections of the body that are suffering from over use and that are stressed from repetitive and in many case aggressive sporting movements.

Sports massage can be used as a technique to enhance preparation for an event and reduce recovery time to ensure the athlete performs at their maximum during training or after an event. Athletes have discovered that a tailored sports massage programme promotes flexibility, can reduce fatigue, gives improvements in endurance, aids in injury prevention and prepares their body for peak performance.

As an example of the benefits, a study in 2010 in the journal of Strength and Conditioning Research discovered that even a massage as short as 30 seconds improved the range of motion in the hip flexors. Also, Margaret Jones, Ph.D. from the American College of Sports Medicine, demonstrated a trend toward reduced muscle soreness for athletes that received massage either pre or post exercise.  Therefore, if you take part in regular sporting activities, sports massage once a week or every other week may be a great addition to your normal regimen.

Deep Tissue Massage Edinburgh


Treatment Duration Cost
Sports or Deep Tissue Massage 45 mins £65
Treatment Cost
6 x 45mins Follow Up Sports or Deep Tissue Massages £330 ( £60 discount )

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