How can massage therapy help injuries from cheerleading?

Speed Healing and.. As with any sport, cheerleading can benefit from massage. Benefits include increased blood flow, range of motion, flexibility, and elimination of exercise waste (lactic acid); decreased muscle tension and neurological excitability; and an increased sense of well-being. It can decrease the chances of injury and decrease recovery time. It is part of a treatment plan.
Relax muscles. It depends on what the injury is. Massage therapy can relax the muscles that may have been injured by cheerleading. It will not help if there is a broken bone.