Sports Massage

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What is Sports Massage?

Sports massage is a specialty within remedial massage. It’s focus is to recover the body from the strains of training or competition. It can also prevent and treat injuries. Massage is the oldest form of healing known to man, it has been used for thousands of years and was praised by Hippocrates – the founder of modern medicine.

Each sports massage is targeted at specific muscle groups to suit the individual’s physical activities. It finds and treats the root problem – not just the symptoms.

Who is Sports Massage Suitable For?

Sports massage is suitable for anyone engaging in sports, dance or indeed any form of exercise. It can address minor injuries quickly, preventing further damage. It is a must for anyone wanting to maintain peak performance and reduce the possibility of injury.

How Does Sports Massage Work?


  • By increasing blood flow and improving circulation.
  • Balancing muscles and joints.
  • Restoring elasticity to the joints.
  • Improving mobility within the body.
  • Relaxing tense muscles.
  • Improving tense muscles.
  • Reducing stress.


How Can I Get Sports Massage?

Sports massage is available at Sheffield Physiotherapy. We have experience working with top athletes and hobbyists alike. The recommended session of 1 hour long is £50, but you can also book 45 minute sessions at £40 and 30 minute appointments at £30. To book an appointment please call 0114 2686677 or email If you prefer, you can book an appointment online.

Will I be treated by a physiotherapist?

No, you will be treated by a therapist trained in the complementary therapy you are having.

What training do your complementary therapists have?

All our therapists have been trained to a high level and are registered with appropriate professional organisations, this means they provide high quality care and carry professional liabilities insurance.

Do I need a doctors referral?

No, you don’t need a doctors referral to make an appointment. You’ll be given a health questionnaire to complete before your therapy session, however if you are unsure if a therapy is suitable for you please call for advice or consult your GP.

What payment methods do you accept?

We currently accept cash, cheque or the following cards.

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