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Sports Massage in Poole

Discover the path to physical wellness with sports massage in Poole. At SoCo Therapies, we focus on providing massages that relieve muscle tension, improve recovery, and enhance your athletic abilities. Simple, effective, and tailored just for you, our treatments ensure you feel better, move better, and live better. Ready to start your wellness journey? Book your session today.

Why Choose SoCo Therapies? 

Choosing SoCo Therapies for your sports massage means choosing expertise, care, and a personalised approach to your well-being. Located conveniently in Bournemouth, Dorset, we serve residents and visitors from Poole and surrounding areas with top-tier massage services. 

Our team, skilled in various massage therapies, is dedicated to providing you with a unique and beneficial experience. From offering free 15-minute consultations to ensuring each session is tailored to your needs, we're here to guide you towards physical wellness with clarity and professionalism.


Understanding Sports Massage

Sports massage is a targeted therapy, focusing on the manipulation of soft tissue to alleviate muscle stress and enhance recovery. It's not merely a treatment but a preventative approach, aiding in reducing the risk of injury, improving flexibility, and supporting optimal physical performance, particularly beneficial for athletes and individuals with active lifestyles.

What is Sports Massage?

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Benefits of Sports Massage

Sports massage is a versatile therapy, offering a range of benefits and addressing various conditions, such as:


  • Chronic Muscle Pain: Alleviating persistent pain through targeted muscle manipulation.

  • Sports Injuries: Aiding recovery and rehabilitation from injuries related to physical activities.

  • Muscle Tension: Relieving tightness and improving flexibility in muscles.

  • Stress Management: Providing relaxation and mental relief through physical wellness.

  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS): Reducing pain and stiffness that occurs post-exercise.

  • Muscle Strains: Assisting in the recovery and management of strained muscles.

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders: Enhancing mobility and reducing pain associated with musculoskeletal issues.

In addition to addressing the previous conditions, sports massage also brings forth numerous benefits, such as:

  • Enhanced Recovery: Accelerating the body’s natural healing process post-injury or exercise.

  • Improved Performance: Boosting flexibility and endurance for better athletic performance.

  • Increased Mobility: Enhancing joint mobility and muscle flexibility.

  • Prevention of Injuries: Strengthening muscles and improving flexibility to reduce injury risk.

  • Improved Circulation: Enhancing blood flow to vitalise muscle and overall bodily function.

  • Mental Wellness: Providing a mental break and stress relief through physical relaxation.

Sports Massage vs Regular Massage

While both sports and regular massages aim to promote relaxation and alleviate muscle tension, they serve distinct purposes. A sports massage is tailored to address specific muscular issues, enhance recovery, and improve athletic performance. 

In contrast, a regular massage, often referred to as a Swedish massage, primarily focuses on providing general relaxation and easing everyday muscular tension.

Our Range of Massage Therapies in Poole

Explore a world where each massage is a step towards holistic wellness, tailored by the expert hands of our therapists at SoCo Therapies in Poole.

  • Targeted Relief: Penetrates deep muscle layers.

  • Ideal for: Those with chronic pain or engaged in intense physical

  • Benefits: Alleviates muscle tension and enhances mobility.

  • Energetic Harmony: Balances physical and energetic entities

  • Methodology: Utilizes pressure points and stretching

  • Benefits: Stress alleviation and enhanced physical vitality.

  • Holistic Relaxation: Focuses on outer muscle layers.

  • Key Advantages: Stress relief, improved circulation, and enhanced flexibility

  • Experience: A tranquil journey through expertly curated massage strokes.

  • Ancient Technique: Utilizes suction cups for stimulation

  • Process: Enhances circulation and muscle recovery through suction

  • Suitable For: Those exploring alternative pain management and physical improvement.

At SoCo Therapies, each session is more than a treatment; it’s a commitment to your sustained wellness and vitality.

Why Choose Our Massage Services?

  • Personalised Approach: Tailoring each session to your wellness aspirations.


  • Expert Therapists: A team dedicated to your physical and mental rejuvenation.


  • Holistic Benefits: Catering to your physical, mental, and emotional wellness.


  • Convenient Location: Your wellness getaway in Bournemouth, serving Poole and surrounding areas in Dorset.


Tailoring Our Massage Therapies to Your Needs

At SoCo Therapies, your wellness journey is uniquely yours. Our therapists delve deep into understanding your physical and mental landscape, ensuring each massage session is not just a treatment, but a personalised therapeutic experience.


We navigate through your specific needs, whether it's recovery from an injury, alleviation from chronic pain, or a serene escape from daily stress, crafting a therapy session that resonates with your wellness aspirations.

Wondering, "When should I go for a sports massage?" The answer is whenever your body signals the need. Be it post-exercise to enhance recovery, during training to improve performance, or amidst a stressful period to regain mental tranquility, our doors are always open to guide you towards holistic wellness, precisely when you need it.

Book Your Sports Massage in Poole Today

Get started with SoCo Therapies. Book your sports massage and enjoy a free 15-minute consultation today. Click here to book or call us at 01202 422 000.


How much are your massage services?

Initial Assessment + 1 Hour Treatment: £55
30 Min Massage: £35
45 Min Massage: £45
1 Hour Massage: £55
Under 16s: Enjoy 10% off
Package: 5 x 45 Min Massages: £180 (£36/session)
Package: 5 x 1 Hour Massages: £225 (£45/session)

Is it worth getting a Sports Massage?

Absolutely. A sports massage is beneficial for enhancing athletic performance, aiding recovery, reducing muscle tension, improving flexibility, and preventing injuries. It's worth it for both athletes and non-athletes experiencing muscle stress or stiffness.

What Does a Sports Massage include?

A sports massage at SoCo Therapies includes a thorough consultation, a tailored massage session focusing on your specific muscular issues or areas of tension, and aftercare advice. Expect targeted muscle manipulation, stretching, and potentially some exercises during the session to enhance your mobility and alleviate muscle stress.

Do I have to take my clothes off for a Sports Massage?

No, it's not mandatory to remove all your clothes for a sports massage. You'll be covered with a sheet, and only the area being worked on will be exposed. Your comfort is paramount, and undressing is to your level of comfort.

How painful is a sports massage?

Sports massages can involve mild discomfort, especially during deep tissue techniques, but should never be unbearable. Your therapist will adjust the pressure according to your comfort. Some post-massage soreness in the treated area is normal but will quickly subside. Always communicate with your therapist about your comfort levels.

How often should I get a sports massage?

The frequency of sports massages depends on various factors like your activity level, injury severity, and individual circumstances. While regular sessions typically yield better results, our therapists will assess and advise on a schedule tailored to your specific needs.

What happens to your body after a sports massage?

After a sports massage, your muscles should feel relaxed and loose. You might experience some soreness, similar to the feeling after a workout, which typically subsides within a day or two. Drinking plenty of water and allowing your body to rest can aid in the recovery process post-massage.

Book your Free Discovery Call with our Sports Massage Therapists

Want to know if we are right for you?

We offer free 15-minute consultations with our practitioners, so you know you are in the best hands.

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