Can Sports Massage Improve Your Fitness Level?

As I underwent several months of physical therapy for running injuries at the back end of last year, one of the techniques I benefitted the most from was sports massage. Of course, other treatments were prescribed too, but my problems were not necessarily associated with recent injury. For me, it was the amount of scar tissue from lots of past minor injuries that caused the problems. The best road to recovery was to get ‘hands on’ and work the adhesions away, and smooth out those muscle fibers. A good rub-down might just be what we should all aim for to keep ourselves on the road!

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