Sports Massage is a massage treatment which treats the physical, physiological and psychological aspects of an athlete. It can be used before or after sporting activities. If used prior to a sporting activity it is helpful in lengthening and loosening the soft tissue. When used after a sporting event its uses are recuperative and rejuvenating to the mind and body. Whether it is used pre or post sporting activity it improves blood circulation, it stretches muscle and joints, provides better tissue elasticity and flushes the body of lactic acids.