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Best Adelaide Massage Therapists: Read This Before Booking a Massage in Adelaide

Remedial Massage in Adelaide

If you are looking for more reasons for booking a massage, other than ‘because it feels great’, look no further. Let’s face it, massage can make you a much happier person…but here are nine rock solid benefits of regular massage that make a compelling argument to book in for one soon!

1. Correcting problems in your body

With remedial massage, therapists are trained to assess your body, observe changes over time, and design individual treatment plans for each client. More than just feel-good massage, they can use specific techniques to address an individuals’ injury, postural or joint issues, as well as improving circulation, reducing pain and bringing a sense of general well-being.

2. Stress reduction

The importance of relaxation and well-being can’t be underestimated and one of the most noted effects of massage is a greater feeling of calm and relaxation. It reduces both emotional and physical stress, which is why it is often recommended in stress and anxiety treatment programs. The soothing, pampering benefits of massage encourage the release of endorphins – the wonderful chemicals that give us the feel-good factor. Conversely, those nasty stress inducing hormones such as norepinephrine, adrenaline and cortisol are reduced.

3. Immunity boosting

Due to the decrease in stress hormones, your immune system has a chance to work more efficiently, without impairment. In addition, massage increases circulation and improves lymphatic drainage, which again provide a boost to the immune system’s effectiveness.

4. Heightens mental alertness

When you are given a chance to relax and de-stress through massage treatments, your levels of mental clarity and alertness increase.

5. Releasing muscle tension and pain

Good massage techniques are a wonderful way of releasing trigger points, stretching and elongating muscles and breaking down adhesions. The therapist can focus on areas that are stiff, injured or just plain sore. By increasing the blood flow to the tissues and releasing the tension, massage not only helps alleviate the pain, but can also help eliminate toxins and oxygenate the cells.

6. Increased joint mobility

By releasing muscle tension around joints, the range of movement in the joint can be increased. When a joint is no longer hampered by stiffness, muscle function can return to support and improve joint movement.

7. Improved posture

Massage helps relieve a lot of tensions, particularly in the neck and shoulder areas, common in those who sit a lot or use a computer at work. Lower backs are also prone to tightening from prolonged sitting. Remedial massage can help remedy these problems by lengthening the muscles and balancing out the body for improved postural alignment.

8. Improved skin tone

Massage can help give you healthy and toned skin – it will reduce tension in the skin and adjoining tissues as well as increasing circulation. Increased circulation in and under the skin can aid the nutrition cycle and encourage cell regeneration. Happily, massage also stimulates sebum production, helping to improve suppleness, moisturising and softening dry skin.

9. Eliminating ‘vicious cycle’ complaints

Sometimes things keep going wrong despite our best efforts! For example, someone might get tension headaches due to continually clenching their jaw. The jaw clenching may be a stress response to pain in the neck and shoulders or somewhere else in the body. By addressing the source of the pain, the jaw will stop reactively clenching, allowing the tension headaches to be reduced or eliminated.

10. May help improve certain medical conditions

Whether it is insomnia; headache; depression and anxiety; back pain; arthritis; high blood pressure; chronic pain or constipation- studies have shown that remedial massage provides positive benefits for many health disorders.

Adelaide Massage Therapists

Thai Touch Therapeutic Massage

212 Hutt St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Thai Massage...Massage therapy for peace of mind. Knead the stress out of your body and mind.


Still Waters Massage

Mobile Massage Adelaide

Massage - $70 Per Hour

  • Remedial, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Acupressure and MyoFacial Relase.

Reflexology - $70 Per Hour 

  • Feet, Hands and or Ear, performing reflexology on these points will improve relaxation amdassist internal organs to improve function

Ask about Pensioner Discounts

Contact:  David Waters, Ph: 0411 285 313



Balance Physio Adelaide

2/223 The Parade, Norwood, Australia

Balance Physio is a family business that combines the highest caliber of health professionals with a genuine commitment to supporting our community.  Sincere and genuine care for our patients is valued before anything else in our clinic and we pride ourselves on making you feel comfortable.  From the moment you enter our reception area you will be dealing directly with people that sincerely want to make you feel welcome.

Our physiotherapists can assist you with a range of issues including.

  • Upper and Lower Back Pain
  • Sprains and dislocation
  • Neck and Shoulder Pain
  • Headache and Migraine
  • Sports Injury and Taping
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Rotator Cuff Injury


Siam Retreat

Locations include Siam Retreat Norwood and North Adelaide.

Based in North Adelaide and Norwood, Siam Retreat specializes in Thai Massage, Aromatherapy and Deep Tissue Oil Massage. Performed by fully qualified professionals, Siam Retreat prides itself on providing quality indulgent massages at the hands of highly skilled masseuses at competitive prices with an extensive range of expert services.

Price range $45 to 259.


Sukko Traditional Thai Massage and Day Spa

252a Rundle St, Adelaide 5000 (Upper Level of K-Food Express)

Sukko Traditional Thai Massage and Day Spa is a professional Thai Massage centre with qualified staff who have extensive experience in Thai and Remedial massage

We offer every guest a total lifestyle transformation to achieve wellness and longevity with a range of health and wellness treatments, also provide a relaxation, reduce and relief muscle injury, prevent future muscle problem and improvement of your life balance.

The focus of our health and wellness practices is firmly on balancing as well as rejuvenating the Mind, Body and Spirit.

All Sukko™ practices can be custom designed to meet each guest's specific needs and requirements.


Temple Day Spa

78 Unley Road, Unley, Adelaide, South Australia 5061 (Next to LJ Hooker).

Temple Day Spa is a boutique and specialised Day Spa located in Adelaide, in the suburb of Unley. Voted consistently as the ‘Best Day Spa in Adelaide’ you can expect to experience a caring and nurturing environment where their aim is to leave you feeling amazing.

The highly experienced staff members are practiced at a wide range of beauty and day spa services including:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Cellulite Treatments
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Microdermabrasion/Dermafrac
  • Clinical treatments

They offer a wide range of packages, including PREGNANCY, BRIDAL AND COUPLES packages.


Karen Scott Remedial Massage Services

Suite 2/129 King William Rd Hyde Park SA 5061

KS Remedial Massage Services is a professional accredited massage business owned and operated by Karen Scott since 1994 and is located in Hyde Park, South Australia. Karen has a very caring approach and is one of Adelaide’s leading and well respected remedial massage therapists.

There are many different types of massage treatments. While some may aid in the recovery of sporting injuries (sports massage) and post operative conditions, other types of massage treatments will help to alleviate muscular aches and pains, as well as assist with general health and wellbeing.


Clarity Massage and Wellness

60 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide, 5006

Combining effective remedial massage treatments, clinically proven acupuncture, pregnancy care, nurturing facials and packages, yoga, meditation and mat pilates, Clarity celebrates joyful health and wellness for all bodies, ages and lifestyles.

Private Health Rebates apply for Remedial Massage and Acupuncture for those with eligible cover. HICAPS machine for onsite claiming.


Aspects of Healing

25 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia

Remedial Massage

  • 30min $60, 45min $75, 60min $95, 90min $145, 2hours $190

Adelaide Sports Massage

  • 30min $60, 60min $95

Lymphatic Drainage

  • 60min $95


  • 30min $60, 60min $95


  • 60min $120 90min $165

Ayurveda Massage

  • 60min $125

Marma Massage

  • 60min $125

Indian Head Massage

  • 30min $65


Chelsea Massage

247 Kensington Road, Kensington Park, Adelaide, SA 5068

Practitioners specialise in the following therapeutic massage modalities:

  • remedial
  • pregnancy
  • deep tissue
  • children and teens
  • trigger point therapy
  • reflexology
  • reiki
  • relaxation

Helen and Lara are two highly skilled practitioners with over 30 years of professional experience.


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