Health

Physiotherapy at the Sports Injury Clinic

Somerset ASA is very pleased to retain our own medical advisor, Dr. Harriet Collins, who has attended our Talent Development Camps giving advice and information to swimmers and parents alike.

Dr. Collins has produced a number of factsheets that you or your club may find useful, which you will find below.  Why not e-mail Dr. Collins at harriet_collins@msn.com if you would like advice or help with your club?  You'll need to read the factsheet first:


What is Sports Massage?

A discipline of using massage for the specific benefit of all sports and exercise participants. It covers the management, manipulation and rehabilitation of the soft tissues of the body e.g. muscles, ligaments and tendons.
 

Benefits of Sports Massage:

Sports Massage can be Beneficial at Various Stages of Participation:

Pre Event Sports Massage:

Post Event Sports Massage:

Days After the Event: