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The Institute of Massage & Sports Therapy offers internationally recognised courses in all aspects of sports massage, sports injuries, and physical therapy. It has been running courses from its Limerick and Galway venues for more than 17 years and has recently opened venues in Kilkenny and Tralee.
The Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy Ltd has been providing the highest level of professional training for sports therapists for 16 years.
Sports massage was originally developed to help athletes prepare their bodies for optimal performance, recover after a big event, or function well during training. Sports massage emphasizes prevention and healing of injuries to the muscles and tendons.
The IMTA was founded in 1990 and is one of the most respected associations in the field of complementary healthcare in Ireland today. It promotes and encourages high standards in training, education, and the practice in the massage therapy profession. It is an Irish-based association promoting and assisting Irish therapists in every aspect of their professional practice.
Baby massage is an ancient art which is relaxing for baby. It can improve sleep patterns, enhance development, and boost immunity. Much research has been done into the positive effects and benefits of massage for pre-term infants to include weight increase and enhanced growth. Baby massage can also help with post natal depression. Other benefits of baby massage are pain relief, for example colic and constipation. For you, it can help with relaxation and give you a deeper awareness both physically and emotionally of your baby and strengthen the parental bond.