Sports massage is not just for active sports people, anyone can feel the benefits from a sports massage. It uses deep massage techniques to manipulate and stretch muscles aiding flexibility and increasing the performance of an athlete. It is very effective in removing lactic acid from the muscles which causes cramp. Having regular massage may help athletes prevent injuries and aids a quicker recovery. The deep massage techniques used reduce muscle tension that is experienced by everybody at some time caused by the stresses of every day life.