Tag: athletic injuries

Sports Massage for Female Athletes

Sports Massage for Female Athletes

Female Athletes Like endorphins! My style of Deep Tissue Massage releases the body’s natural painkillers whereby it stimulates the release of endorphins, the morphine-like substances that the body manufactures, into the brain and nervous system….kind of like a “Runners High” or a parasympathetic state “rest and digest” of mind. You will need to book an appointment for …

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Why should Runners get Sports Massage? Massage for Runners Santa Barbara, Goleta

                            Massage for Runners A good therapist can determine where any adhesions may be and then break them up while improving functional flexibility in the tissue. … While it likely won’t help with muscle adhesions or scar tissue, a more relaxing massage still has …

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Athletic Injury, Sports Injuries, Barefoot, Trigger Point, Cupping, Therapeutic Deep Tissue Healing Massage, in Santa Barbara, Goleta

I work with many types of top-level athletes to restore health and muscle function and help them avoid sports injuries.  Deep tissue massage helps in pain relief and injury rehabilitation to overcome sports injuries, stay healthy and perform at your best. If you’re injured, call me. Here a list of some of the major sports injuries that I work on. Achilles …

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Ninja Warrior – Massage for local and visiting Ninja Warriors

All American Ninja Warriors are welcome at Riktr Pro Massage. Pro Massage offers a sliding scale to low-income clients, students or low-income seniors. My Client X, a sixth-degree black belt kung fu master, got me into American Ninja Warrior and I love it and watch the show every week. Like the show and the hosts, all …

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Deep Tissue Therapeutic Healing Bodywork Massage releases the body’s natural painkillers

Nicola of Riktr Pro Massage is a practicing licensed insured professional LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist) and fine artist based in Santa Barbara, CA. Nicola has a wide range of female and male clients, including athletes, professionals, housewives, artists, landscapers, out of town visitors, people who are retired and students. He is very flexible in scheduling …

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Neuromuscular Release

Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) is an approach to soft tissue manual therapy in which quasi-static pressure is applied to the soft tissue to stimulate the skeletal striated muscle.     Neuromuscular therapy is also called trigger point myotherapy. The American Academy of Pain Management recognizes this form of massage therapy as an effective treatment for back pain caused by soft …

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Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons, and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints.  Deep tissue massage is aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep …

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