Sports Massage and Reflexology- Alice Lee-Overton

 

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Alice Lee- Overton.  MSMA (Level 4 Gold), MAoR

Alice is a local therapist offering Holistic and Sports/ Remedial Massage and Reflexology.  She trained in London at the School of Reflexology, at Nottingham University to complete the Diploma in Sports Massage and at the Christie Hospital, Manchester to gain the Diploma in Clinical Reflexology.

She also works with the Derbyshire Institute of Sports helping Derbyshire’s promising young athletes compete at national and international level.

Sports Massage:

“Anyone can benefit from Sports Massage.  Sports and Remedial Massage incorporate deep tissue massage and specialist techniques to help correct physical problems and imbalances caused by strenuous and repetitive activity and trauma.  It can help alleviate muscle soreness and pain, improve muscle health and flexibility and aid physical performance.  Sports massage can also help to prevent the onset of and assist with the rehabilitation of injuries.”

Benefits of Sports Massage:

  • Reduce Stress and Tension
  • Alleviate muscle soreness and pain
  • Improve muscle health and flexibility
  • Aid physical performance
  • Improve posture and general body awareness
  • Help to prevent the onset of injuries
  • Assist with the rehabilitation of injuries

“Sports Massage isn’t just for athletes!!”

Techniques:

The following are some of the techniques incorporated into the massage:

Deep Oscillation Therapy:

“A pleasant and effective therapy gently oscillating tissues to an 8cm depth having a deep – acting effect on all tissue components (through skin, connective tissue, subcutaneous fat, muscles, blood and lymph vessels).”

  • Highly effective in reducing pain
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Effective in reabsorbing oedema (swelling)
  • Encouraging wounds to heal
  • Rubor reduction (heamatoma/bruising)
  • Detoxification
  • Improving quality of tissue

Myofacial Release:

Releasing and loosening fascia so that it and other connected structures can move more freely.

Kinesio Taping:

Support and stability to your joint and muscles without affecting your range of motion.

 

Reflexology:

“Reflexology is a non-intrusive complementary health therapy, based on the theory that different points of the feet and hands correspond with different areas of the body.  Reflexology works holistically aiming to promote better health by balancing the body.”

Benefits of Reflexology:

“Treatments are developed to meet the needs of individuals.  Reflexology has been shown to help with many conditions including.

  • Stress and Tension
  • Migraine/headaches
  • Hormonal problems
  • Hypertension
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Emotional conditions