These colorful Spiky Physiotherapy Balls have become popular tools for home use – and with muscle tension being something most of us can admit to experiencing it is no wonder!
But how do they work and what are their benefits to you?
They work by stimulating the myofascial, the connective tissue that runs throughout your entire body.
If you use this tool regularly you can experience the following benefits:
▸ Increased Blood Flow: Sustained pressure on a trigger point or tight muscle can help you recover faster from exercises and heal faster from injuries by increasing blood flow to the muscles and connective tissue.
▸ Improved Mobility: Rolling out your muscles has been demonstrated in studies to assist you to boost your mobility. To expand your range of motion, use direct pressure with a trigger point ball or foam roller in addition to a planned mobility and strength program. This is especially good if you’ve been doing a lot of activity or sitting in the same position for a long time.
▸ Reduced Muscle Soreness: An increase in blood circulation means that muscles can receive the maximum amount of nutrients allowing for optimal recovery.
Proper use of massage balls can allow you to speed up recovery, increase performance and reduce pain, allowing you to live a more active life.
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