Muscular tension can cause a lot of discomfort for those suffering from tight and shortened muscles. Things such as excessive overuse during sport or exercise, or lack of use of the supporting muscles of the body when sitting at a desk for hours everyday.
Another cause of muscular tension is working awkward machinery for long hours where various muscles get over used and others get under used causing muscular imbalances within the body.
Sports and remedial massage therapy is an effective method of relieving the body of muscular tension. The use of trigger pointing (acupressure) and deep tissue massage is very beneficial for athletes and those suffering acute and chronic muscular tension. Sports and deep tissue massage is an essential treatment for tight stubborn muscles.
Regular sports massage is recommended for those who go the extra mile with their training as it helps in keeping the body in check by aiding off any potential ailments that might start showing had the body not been kept in check.