Sports Massage

Sports Massage Carlton NorthThis specialised massage is typically used before, during, and after sporting events. The purpose of sports massage is to prepare the athlete for peak performance and improve recovery.  The techniques used will drain away fatigue, relieve swelling, reduce muscle tension, promote flexibility and prevent injuries.

Sports Massage encompasses deep tissue and other specialised techniques to alleviate acute and chronic muscular symptoms. Where appropriate, your therapist will draw on direct myofascial release techniques (MFR). MFR works by directly engaging the fascia, the soft tissue component of connective tissue. Fascia plays a fundamental role in the body’s structure, function and recovery. By employing these MFR techniques, the therapist is able to facilitate an effective relief of physical discomfort, chronic stiffness and pain as well as improving mental and emotional stress.

Although sports massage was originally designed for athletes, this form of treatment is also relevant for those experiencing chronic pain, injury or range-of-motion issues. It is equally effective and enjoyable for those seeking a more rigorous, deep tissue treatment.

Note: We only use hypo allergenic water dispersible premium massage oil. Ingredients include sunflower oil, jojoba oil, natural coconut glycerides and extracts.

Sports Massage Therapy covered under your NDIS plan

Athletes and sports enthusiasts are covered under NDIS funding at The Urban Alchemist. If you are a NDIS participant you can book your aftercare sports massage and other essential appointments such as Chiro, using your self-managed or plan-managed NDIS package. Please ask at our reception for further information on using your NDIS plan and other treatments that available to support you.

Sports Massage Collingwood, Fitzroy and Clifton Hill

Offering Sports massage and services to clients from Collingwood, Clifton Hill,
Fitzroy plus many surrounding areas, including Northcote, Brunswick and Brunswick East. Athletes, sports enthusiasts and anyone making an effort to stay fit are welcome to receive the aftercare they need. Our practitioners treat to the highest professional standard so get in touch if you are from the inner city or visiting from regional or interstate, solo or with your team!


  • 90 minutes ~ $170
  • 60 minutes ~ $120

Claim your treatment through HicapsHicaps private health insurance claiming may be available on your treatment. We recommend you contact your health fund to confirm your eligibility to claim.

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