The average rate for a Sports Massage Therapist is $40.00 per hour.

$20.35 - $98.26

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Job Description for Sports Massage Therapist

Sports massage therapists are responsible for administering massages to clients who are usually athletic in either a casual or professional manner, and areas of the body that are tired or strained from playing sports are the primary focuses of their massages. Some clients may have suffered an injury in a sporting event, while others simply want to maintain optimal performance; still others are simply preparing for, or returning from, particular events.


Sports Massage Therapist Tasks

  • Confer with clients about problems with stress, pain and their medical history to determine whether massage would be helpful.
  • Record prognosis, treatment, response and progress records.
  • Instruct clients about techniques for postural improvement and stretching, strengthening, relaxation and rehabilitative exercises.
  • Massage and knead the muscles and soft tissues of the human body to treat medical conditions, injuries or wellness maintenance.
  • Develop and propose client treatment plan.

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