A range of techniques to loosen tense muscles and other soft tissues, to improve function and decrease pain

Sports Therapy, Massage and Pilates

Sports Therapy at Podplus

Sports Therapy specifically focuses on the prevention of injury and the rehabilitation of the patient back to optimum levels of functional, occupational and sports specific fitness, regardless of age and ability. It incorporates various treatment methods and can treat musculo-skeletal injuries of the limbs and spine. Examination and treatment methods are similar to those used in Physiotherapy.

What are the possible treatment methods?

  • Strength training
  • Massage
  • Stretching programmes and rehabilitation exercises
  • Taping and strapping
  • Electrotherapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Referral to GP, podiatry or physiotherapy

Deep Tissue Massage

What is Deep Tissue Massage?
Deep Tissue massage involves soft tissue manipulation and exercise advice to reduce physical aches and pains. It is beneficial to any individual regardless of sporting involvement as it can provide relief for stiff & sore muscles caused by exercise, stress, poor posture and work/daily activities. A range of techniques are used to loosen tense muscles and other soft tissues, to improve function and decrease pain.

What can Sports Massage help with?

  • Keep injury at bay through prevention, treatment & rehabilitation
  • Relax tight muscles & stiff joints
  • Improve your posture & flexibility
  • Relieve stress & tension
  • Improve circulation & lymphatic flow
  • Soften & tone your skin
  • Useful in both sporting & everyday life situations
  • Physical and psychological benefits

Our therapists are is professionally recognised with BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy degree qualification, valid first aid certificate, and a Member of the Society of Sports Therapists


Pilates is a gentle non-aerobic form of exercise that will tone and strengthen your muscles and transform poor posture without stressing the joints or the heart. Pilates follows a series of low repetition/low impact and conditioning exercises. The exercises focus on correct movement quality not quantity, core stabilisation and postural correction helping to prevent and rehabilitate back pain caused by work, sport or even pregnancy.

Pilates helps to:

  • Build the Body’s Core Strength
  • Build Stamina
  • Improve posture
  • Increase Flexibility and Agility
  • Tone Stomach and muscles

Core strength benefits include:

  • Your Back
  • Abdominals
  • Pelvic muscles

Pilates helps to develop an awareness of how your body works and to help your mind and body to work in harmony together. Learning from a qualified instructor is the safest approach to ensuring the subtle moves are performed correctly. Once familiar these principles can be applied to every aspect of daily life, helping you function in comfort whether working, driving or exercising! If you need help to reach your sporting goals Pilates can be tailored to running, skiing, horse riding and much more.

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