Sports therapy is the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of injuries. It uses a number of treatment modalities including
- deep tissue massage
- muscle energy techniques
- trigger point therapy
- myofascial release
- rock blades
- strength training and Pilates
- hot and cold therapy
Pollyanna specialises in soft tissue work and often uses massage as her main treatment modality due to its effectiveness at reducing pain, increasing mobility, increasing muscle activation and helping recovery from exercise and injury.
Pollyanna works with many individuals from office workers to top athletes and teams. Currently Pollyanna is working closely with Oxford Hawks Hockey Club on injury prevention and management through sport therapy and exercise prescription. Pollyanna also works with Maddy Frewin Dressage helping Maddy to stay lose as well as her competition horses.