Use Sports Massage Therapy Techniques

How To : Use sports massage therapy techniques

Sports massage therapy can help to relieve common sports injuries such as tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, football spinal and neck injuries, pulled hamstrings, and more. Learn sports massage therapy techniques for common athletic injuries in this free series of massage video les ...more

How To : Work the back in sports massage

Working the back is an important part of all massages. The back should especially be massaged for any athlete. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how to video. Follow along and learn how easy it is to work the back in sports mass ...more

How To : Stretch deltoid muscles with sports massage

The deltoids are the muscles near and above your shoulders. It goes on the front of the arm and it goes on the back of the arm to the shoulder. It gets really tight sometimes. One thing you want to find out from your person before you are doing a stretch on them on any part of ...more

How To : Treat shin splints

Runners tend to suffer from painful shin splints. Treatment techniques for dealing with shin splints can provide tremendous relief to runners and others who suffer. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Stretch calf muscle Ge ...more

How To : Do a sports massage

There are 8 short videos all together to show you the 8 different therapies of sports massage. Sports therapy massage is an integral part of athletics. Massage can be a very crucial aspect to an athletes performance and competition. Part 1 of 3 - How to Do a sports massage. P ...more

How To : Do Shiatsu massage therapy

There are 2 videos showing Shiatsu massage therapy. This massage therapy has become the most popular Japanese massage technique. There are a lot of different shiatsu styles that are not just utilizing different hands-on techniques, but are also based on different philosophies ...more

How To : Unwind the neck using massage therapy

Feeling the need to unwind? We do, too. In this video, Athena, a licensed massage therapist, shows you how to gently unwind the neck with massage therapy techniques. It's a great way to relax, and to start the day off right.

How To : Give a lower body sports massage

This video series is going to be discussing and showing techniques on how to do sports massage on the lower body. See how to massage calves, knees, stretch and more. Part 1 of 14 - How to Give a lower body sports massage. Give a lower body sports massage - Part 2 of 14. Click ...more

How To : Give an upper body sport massage

This video series is going to demonstrate techniques on how to do sports massage for the back, lower back, the upper back and the arms. Using friction and warming the muscles, using cross-fiber and pulling the muscles apart, and using the forearm and the closed hands and fists ...more

How To : Soothe calf strains with massage

Calf strains are a common athletic injury. A few massage techniques can help soothe most calf strain injuries. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this video. Take Action Make person comfortable Apply pressure with both thumbs Lean on your knee Abou ...more

How To : Massage hamstring sprains

Hamstrings are an important muscle and hamstring injuries are common. Massaging hamstring injuries can soothe hamstring sprains. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Take Action Use elbows and forearms Ask person about comfort Perfo ...more

How To : Massage back pains

Back pain can be caused by many different factors. Sometimes a good massage can help the back pain. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Take Action Ask about pressure preferences Use forearms to apply pressure Relax shoulders as yo ...more

How To : Massage groin strains

Groin strains are painful and can take a long time to heal. However a few massage techniques can help aid in the recovery of groin strains. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Take Action Be gentle Support the legs Make the person ...more

How To : Soothe shin splints with massage

Shin splints are a form of inflammation and they come when you are probably running or doing some kind of physical activity too aggressively. So really, truly, the best thing for shin splints is rest. Ice is also another good way to get some relief from shin splints. And usual ...more

How To : Use massage to help with leg cramps

In this how to video we demonstrate some techniques to help with leg cramps. These are similar to some of the techniques that we have used already for massage, some of them are and some are not. One basic rule of thumb with leg cramps is sometimes just resting is sufficient. L ...more

How To : Massage the right side of the body

Massage is a great way to relax the body and mind. It is important to know how to massage specific areas like the sides properly. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Follow along and learn a technique for massaging the right side of ...more

How To : Massage the chest

Massaging the chest is an important part of any massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet and Health how-to video. Follow these easy massage techniques that will leave any relaxed. Take Action Place hands on the chest Push upward toward ...more

How To : Massage sore muscles

After working out, who doesn't need a nice deep muscles massage. Relaxing and massaging sore muscles is a must for any athlete. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this massage how to video. Start with a light massage, move to a shaking movement and f ...more

How To : Reduce swelling with cold massage treatments

Cold therapy is a type of physical therapy that can reduce swelling. Cold is really great to use somewhere between 10 to 30 minutes at a time and then you want a little break. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Take Action Use a c ...more

How To : Massage the quad muscles

The quads are an important muscle to stretch and care for. Those get kind of tight sometimes. And one thing you really want to do when you have somebody laying on their back is you want to put some kind of pillow or bolster under their knees. Get expert tips and advice on mass ...more

How To : Massage the shoulder joint

The shoulder is an area of the body that carries a lot of tension. It is very important to check with your person and make sure that they do not have any range of motion issues. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Take Action Ask a ...more

How To : Stretch muscles of the hip with a massage

The hips are a good place to start a massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Watch and learn how easy it is to stretch hip muscles with a message. Take Action Raise the knees Pull leg toward you as you stretch Gently rotate th ...more

How To : Alleviate foot cramps with massage

One of the worst things to wake up with in the middle of the night are foot cramps. Foot cramps can be a very painful injury any day of the week. Get expert tips and advice on massaging and other treatments in this diet and health how-to video. Always apply a little lotion on ...more

How To : Relieve ankle sprains with massage

Sometimes massages may not be recommended for an ankle sprain. But did you know know that ankle sprains can be relieved through massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how-to video. Take Action Avoid if experiencing extreme ...more

How To : Massage the scapula on the shoulder

The scapula is an important bone and muscle group in massage. It is important to know how to adequately massage the scapula when giving a full body massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how to video. Take Action Press area ...more

How To : Give a foot massage with peppermint lotion

Foot massages are great a great way to relax after a long day. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how-to video. Use a little peppermint lotion on the feet to help revitalize the skin. Take Action Loosen up foot skin Stretch the ...more

How To : Give a neck massage with oil

Neck massages are relaxing and fun. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet and Health how to video. Follow along and see how easy it is to give a neck massage. Start by applying a small amount of oil to reduce friction. Take Action Press both ...more

How To : Massage the shoulders to relieve tension

We carry the most tension in our shoulders. This is why the shoulder massages can relieve tension and relax your whole body. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet & Health how-to video. Take Action Ask person if comfortable Press down with yo ...more

How To : Massage the head with circular motion

The head is a good area to massage. Massaging the head can relieve headaches and stress. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet & Health how to video. Take Action Perform circular motions Rub behind the ear Rub the scalp vigorously Place hands ...more

How To : Give a Swedish massage

Swedish massage is one of the most popular massage techniques in the world. Learn how to give a Swedish massage with expert tips in this free massage therapy video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Give a Swedish massage. Give a Swedish massage - Part 2 of 15. Click through to wat ...more

How To : Treat tennis elbow in sports medicine

Tennis elbow is also known as lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow injuries can be one long frustration for the tennis player. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take Action Rest elbow Ice and massage elbow Try ultrasound and deep fric ...more

How To : Treat scoliosis with massage therapy

Learn how to reduce spine pain and pressure from scoliosis with expert tips on sports massage therapy treatments for curvature of the spine in this free video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Treat scoliosis with massage therapy. Treat scoliosis with massage therapy - Part 2 of 1 ...more

How To : Massage with therapeutic hot stones

Practice hot stone massage therapy after learning about basalt stones, proper massage techniques, and how to lay out the stones from this free massage video. Part 1 of 23 - How to Massage with therapeutic hot stones. Massage with therapeutic hot stones - Part 2 of 23. Click th ...more

How To : Learn head massage techniques

Learn tips and techniques for the best way to massage the head, face, and neck with these therapy instructions. Relax yourself, get rid of headaches, and reduce stress! Part 1 of 19 - How to Learn head massage techniques. Learn head massage techniques - Part 2 of 19. Click thr ...more

How To : Learn foot massage techniques

Learn the best techniques for giving a sensual foot massage as well as tips on massaging heels, arches, and toes with expert sensual foot massage tips in this free online massage therapy video series. Part 1 of 20 - How to Learn foot massage techniques. Learn foot massage tech ...more

How To : Treat patellar tendinitis in sports medicine

Patellar tendinitis is pain just below the knee cap. Patellar tendinitis treatment tips and techniques can supplement the direct care one receives from a doctor, trainer or physical therapist. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab. Take A ...more

How To : Treat a pinched nerve in the neck

Pinched nerves usually occur in the neck, but can lead to pain and muscle spasms throughout the upper back and arm. And despite all the rumors, neck nerves are not pinched by muscles, but rather by disks in your back. Learn how to treat a pinched nerve in the neck and stay fit ...more

How To : Give a good 15 minute massage

Massage has been around for a very long time. It has been proved that massage can help reduce stress, improve circulation, and create a feeling of well being. 54% of doctors recommend massage therapy. 85% of all diseases are believed to be stress related. Giving massages is fu ...more

How To : Give a Thai massage

Massage therapy can relieve a lot of tension, pain, and stress. Watch part one of this video to find out how to properly apply the technique of Thai massage. Part 1 of 2 - How to Give a Thai massage. Part 2 of 2 - How to Give a Thai massage.

How To : Diagnose and treat frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a common problem that men and women get between ages of 40 to 60. It is also known as adhesive capsulitis. A frozen shoulder is when the shoulder joint is clamped down. Learn how to diagnose and treat a frozen shoulder in this medical how-to video. Take Act ...more

How To : Do exercises for the Achilles tendon

The Achilles tendon is subject to inflammation, tendonitis, tendinosis, tendon rupture and tendinopathy. Learn about the anatomy of the ankle and the Achilles tendon in these expert videos. You will get tips from our physical therapy expert for non-surgical treatment of the lo ...more

How To : Deal with a Stiff, Achy Back?

We've all been there; waking up in the morning with a stiff, achy back. Maybe you overdid the yard work this weekend. Perhaps you were a bit too enthusiastic on the Nautilus circuit. Could be the long hours spent hunched over your computer are catching up with you. Perhaps you ...more

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