This can be used pre-event, post-event or to help maintain muscular health in the athlete. Sports massage will stimulate circulation of blood which will increase the level of oxygen in the target muscle and increase temperature in target muscle. It will improve flexibility, mobility and range of motion. It will reduce spasm. It will reduce pain from injury. Massage will reduce muscle soreness by increasing removal of lactic acid and toxins from the muscles. With massage the athletes chance for injury is reduced and rehabilitation time with an injury is up to 50% faster.