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Is sports massage right for me?

Sports massage is a type of massage therapy, rather than something that’s exclusively for sportsmen and women.


It was primarily designed to help improve performance in sport, fitness and exercise, helping to reduce pain and injury, but it can help improve a variety of issues for just about everybody.

It is also highly effective for anyone looking to improve flexibility, ease tight or painful muscles or combat postural or musculoskeletal pain – whether that's from an every day injury or simply (and frequently) from spending long hours sitting at a desk.

Benefits of sports massage therapy

  • Eases sore muscles and joints

  • Relieves stress and anxiety

  • Improves mobility

  • Promotes soft tissue healing

  • Improves blood flow

  • Aids relaxation and well-being

  • Increases flexibility

  • Improves posture





Sports Rehab


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Sports massage therapy

A sports massage will consist of a deep tissue massage to an area of pain or discomfort. Sports massage can be given to relieve pain, increase elasticity in the muscles, relieve and release tender areas within muscles and relax tight muscles. It will also give a good feeling of well being to the client to help them relax and reduce stress in the body. Sports massage can last up to one hour per treatment and can be given as a regular treatment for injury prevention, improvement in sports performance and maintenance for the body. t can also be given for pre and post event, for example a few days before a football match or long distance run and then post event to reduce fatigue and lactic acid build up in the muscles.

Sports Rehabilitation treatments

I offer strengthening programs to help prevent further injury. A rehab treatment which will work towards increasing strength and flexibility in the muscles and joints. The client will follow a strict program of exercises related to the sport. Rehabilitation treatments will include treatments for post injury and rebuilding the strength lost through injury.

Athletic muscle taping

Athletic muscle taping is offered to reduce risk of injury, support and mobilise joints when needed. It relieves pressure and pain during sport from overuse injuries. Taping will help the sports person return to sport quicker and reduce risk of further injury.


About me


I am Louise Acher, Sports Massage Therapist. I qualified in 2005 with a BSc Honours in Sports Therapy, Health and Fitness at the University of Medway Kent. For 6 years I worked as a self employed therapist and became the Sports Therapist for AFC Wimbledon Ladies FC as well as volunteering with Corinthian Casuals FC. I have worked with many local running clubs and continue to give treatments to those runners. I also qualified as a Personal Trainer with the NASM and have completed CPD in Nutrition, GP Exercise Referral.


In 2011 I took a break to start a family and since 2018 I have retrained in Sports Massage Therapy with Sports therapy UK. 
I predominantly  work from home in Tadworth, however I am also mobile and can treat you in the comfort of your own home.

I have a big love for sport, especially long distance running, which I have been doing for 20 years. I have completed many half marathons and 10Ks, six marathons and so far one ultra. I know how it feels to enjoy a sport that you love, build confidence and have a positive mindset in order to achieve goals and succeed, though it is not always plain sailing! Injuries, aches and pains prevent our bodies from fulfilling our potential, which is frustrating. 


This is where I come in, with the right advice, support and treatment, sports massage, injury rehabilitation and positive energy to get you back to doing the sport you love pain free and with confidence.

Thank you for taking a look around my website, I hope it has inspired you to contact me should you need my help!



Your treatment

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On your first visit I will carry out an assessment which includes finding out about you, the type of exercise you do and the reason for treatment. I take a full medical history and then do a postural assessment.  From this I can decide on which treatments are needed and proceed with the correct treatment. The initial session can be from 1 - 1 hour 30 minutes.

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I am able to offer deep tissue sports massage for injury prevention, during the healing of an injury and to improve sports performance.  Reduce pain and increase flexibility, reduce anxiety and improve well being. Taping technique to support joints and prevent further injury. Advice on injury rehab and exercise programs.

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Treatment plan

To avoid injury or re-injury I offer treatment plans which include regular sports massage treatments and exercise programs, regular re-assessments to improve flexibility and  prevent further muscle imbalances.


Treatments start from £35 for 50 minutes
Mobile treatments from £40 for 50 mins
Taping from £10 per session
Treatment plans can be booked as a block of 6 - 10 sessions with a 10% discount

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