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Estate Planning FAQs

Estate planning is a process involving the counsel of professional advisors who are familiar with your goals and concerns, your assets and how they are owned, and your family structure. It can involve the services of a variety of professionals, including your lawyer, accountant, financial planner, life insurance advisor, banker and broker. Our services provide all of these in one practice to simplify, expedite and insure your estate plan is customized to fit your needs.

How does a sports massage work?

Sports massage works by breaking apart and realigning soft tissue (muscles, skin, tendons and ligaments) that may be imbalanced due to repetitive/strenuous physical activity. It may sometimes be called ‘deep tissue’ massage. This process of correcting imbalances in the soft tissue has been shown to aid recovery, prevent injury and enhance sporting performance.

What is the difference between pre and post event massage?

Pre and Post event sports massage is beneficial to individuals taking part in a sporting event. These techniques are concerned with getting the body into best state of readiness to aid performance (pre) and then helping the body to recover effectively and quickly after the event (post). Pre Event: - Gets the muscles into state of readiness - so able to execute muscle firing faster - Aids joint range of motion with gentle mobilization - Excites blood circulation to ensure muscles well oxygenated - Helps the individual relax or prepare mentally for event Post Event: - Reduces DOMS (Delayed onset of muscle soreness) - Aids lactic acid and toxin flushing from the body - Helps with cooling down after an event and mental relaxation - Promotes faster healing

What should I wear for a treatment?

Just normal underwear or shorts that I can tuck a towel into is fine. You’ll be covered with large towels at all times while on the bed so no need to worry. Ladies - try to avoid sports bras as they are a little trickier to work with!

Do I have to be sporty to receive a sports massage?

The answer is most definitely no! Sports massage helps maintain a healthy body, tackles muscular tension, and enables more movement whether you’re sporty or not.

How often should I get a sports massage?

There is no hard and fast rule for how often you should receive a massage..although its recommended monthly as a general maintenance of muscles, or if competing/preparing for a sporting event perhaps every couple of weeks in line with your training. Generally speaking the more active you are - the more your muscles will benefit from regular sports massages.

Is there anytime that it’s not safe to get a massage?

There are sometimes occasions when sports massage is contraindicated - so not possible. Examples include; skin infections, At the beginning of the session - every client will fill out a brief medical assessment form to make sure your safe and the therapist is safe.

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