Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine - Sports Massage
If you need to recharge your batteries or address painful muscle tension, Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine works with a massage therapist to offer sports massage. Many athletes find this service helpful in loosening their muscles and their connective tissue covering.
Are you considering sports massage but unsure if you will benefit from it? Visit our frequently asked questions section for further information.
Rehabilitative Massage Therapy
Rehabilitative Massage Therapy works in conjunction with your physical therapy to help facilitate the healing process. The massage therapist works with your physical therapist to enhance your rehabilitation.
Sports Injury Prevention Massage Therapy
Sports Injury Prevention Massage Therapy (SIPMT) is specifically designed to reduce your risk of injury during competitive or recreational sports. By targeting specific muscle groups used during competition, SIPMT can loosen up your muscles to give you increased range of motion and decreased muscle tightness to increase your physical output.
Medical Massage Therapy
Medical Massage Therapy is an outcome-based therapy. Your treatments can be specific to one or two areas of the body or a full body treatment. This type of massage therapy is designed to reduce the intensity of your acute or chronic pain.
Stress Reduction Massage Therapy
Stress Reduction Massage Therapy is designed to lower your overall cortisol levels in the body. Cortisol is the "stress hormone" in the body. Decreasing the overall amount of cortisol allows your body to relax.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a prescription and/or referral?
You do not need a prescription or referral for massage therapy services.
Will my insurance cover the cost of massage therapy?
Most major insurance companies do not cover massage therapy when performed by a massage therapist. If you wish to further inquire about reimbursement, we will provide you with all the paper work to do so.
Can I use my flexible spending account to cover the cost?
Most flexible spending accounts will cover massage therapy in full. Please call and confirm that your account will cover the cost before you start your treatments.
I was recently in a car accident. Will my car insurance cover the cost of massage therapy?
Yes. Most car insurance policies cover massage therapy in full when prescribed by a physician following an auto accident where you received soft tissue damage. Please call and confirm with your insurance provider before you start treatments.
What do I have to wear?
Our massage therapists are concerned about maintaining your privacy. You decide your level of comfort and dress accordingly. Our therapists are trained to work with your clothes on if that makes you most comfortable.
Nicholas Hadl, LMT, NCTMB, NSCA-CPT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Sarasota School of Massage and Bodywork 1998-99; Florida licensed massage therapist: 1999-present; National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork: 1999- present; National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer: 2001- present; Texas Licensed Massage Therapist: 2002- present
Since 1999, Nick's primary focus has been medical and sports massage therapy. He relocated to Texas in 2002 to work exclusively with the Texas Rangers. In 2003, Nick joined Texas Health Ben Hogan Sports Medicine as an independent contractor, providing massage therapy services.