While we know everybody can benefit from regular massage, athletes simply can’t operate at their best without it. From runners to swimmers to basketball and football players to golfers — those who make sports a daily or weekly part of their life submit their body to more stress and strain that most of us.
Competetive athletes need to stay at the top of their game and need their injury recovery process to be effective, efficient, and reliable.
Sports massage is a lucrative modality to add to your portfolio of skills. If you’re wondering if it’s worth it, check out the following blog on the booming industry.
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“Wondering how those Olympic athletes compete back-to-back? Most of them are relying on their massage therapist to get them back in the game. If you’re a massage therapist and you don’t offer sports massage, now is the time! Sports massage is a booming industry and it isn’t just for Olympic athletes; it can be extremely beneficial for the everyday athlete looking for a competitive edge. If you’re interested in learning a new modality, here are a few reasons to think about sports massage.
- Clientele: Unlike many massage clients you see every few months, sports massage therapist work with their clients weekly—sometimes daily. This will give you the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships with your clients and continue to improve their performance.”