Dealing with constant muscle aches and stubborn knots is frustrating, and when a regular massage just doesn’t cut it anymore, it’s time you consider going for a sports massage.
A sports massage at a physiotherapy clinic or rehabilitation centre is an effective way to ease muscle tension and relieve stress while promoting recovery. In addition to that, it can also help you prevent injuries and improve sports performance as well.
While athletes go for sports massages regularly, you do not have to be one to enjoy the benefits that a sports massage offers, which include the realignment of muscle fibres and connective tissues as well as the removal of toxins. In fact, regular sessions can help increase your joint mobility and flexibility too.
Ahead, Daily Vanity has rounded up the best 10 sports massages in Singapore that you can check out to get that chronic neck pain or backache sorted. Thank us later!
The top 10 places in Singapore to get a sports massage
1. Stride Fitness & Clinic Get 20% off
Implementing manual therapy techniques in its range of massage treatments, you can rely on Stride Fitness & Clinic to treat the root of the problem so that you can achieve effective and lasting results in just a few sessions.
To get rid of the stiffness in your upper back, neck, and shoulders, consider the Clinical Massage at Stride Fitness & Clinic, which will relieve stress and also help speed up recovery after exercise.
Try the 60-minute Clinical Massage for S$88 instead of S$110 on Salon Finder.
Address: 4 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069786
Contact: 8882 4325
Operating hours: 9am – 8pm (Mon to Fri) | 9am – 4pm (Sat)
2. Chirogenesis Under S$50
For a more in-depth analysis of your body aches, you can consider chiropractic care at Chirogenesis.
Here, you can count on Dr. Benjamin Tan to offer one-on-one consultation to provide the best possible pain relief solution as well as experts tips to prevent injuries in the future.
Try the 30-minute Chiropractic therapy for S$29.99 (U.P. S$39.99) on Salon Finder.
Address: 79 Anson Road, #21-01, Singapore 079906
Contact: 8129 4204
Operating hours: View the opening hours on the website
3. True Chiropractic Group Best deal alert!
Been experiencing more neck pain or a stiffer back? True Chiropractic Group may be able to help with its Chiropractic therapy, which starts with a spinal examination and posture screening to gauge the condition of your spine. Your posture will also be checked for any abnormalities or problem that need to be addressed.
Once your report is ready after a few days, your experienced chiropractor will review it with you in a second session to highlight the problems you’re facing – and the potential cause(s) – before providing a suitable chiropractic treatment.
Get the 30-minute Chiropractic (Starter Trial) for S$38 instead of S$270 on Salon Finder – that’s 86% off the original treatment price!
4. Fhysio Save 40%
For professional, personalised massages that are tailored to your needs, look no further than Fhysio, a one-stop specialist wellness centre that offers an extensive range of holistic care.
Here, you can go for the Personalised Massage Therapy which begins with a consultation with Fhysio’s in-house physiotherapist who will assess your condition before designing the right treatment plan for your exact needs.
You’ll also be happy to know that Fhysio comes highly recommended by its pool of clients, with near-perfect ratings on Google and Facebook not only for the effective sports massage but also for therapists who are very knowledgeable and meticulous.
Get the 60-minute Personalised Massage Therapy for only S$96 (U.P. S$160) on Salon Finder. 90-minute and 120-minute sessions are available as well.
Address: 402 Orchard Road, Delfi Orchard, #02-01/02, Singapore 238876
Contact: 6970 7257
Operating hours: 9am – 9pm (Mon to Sun)
If you’re in need of more serious help with soreness, tightness, and muscle aches after an intense workout, do consider Physiomed’s Sports Massage.
The treatment not only restores mobility but also helps increase blood circulation to speed up the healing of tissues while improving flexibility.
Try the 60-minute Sports Massage for S$180 on Salon Finder.
Address: 22 Malacca Street, Level 6, Singapore 048980 |
133 Cecil Street, #01-01B, Keck Seng Tower, Singapore 069535 |
21 Amber Road, Level 4, Singapore 439870
Contact: 6841 1141 (general hotline)
Operating hours: 11am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 10am – 5.30pm (Sat, Sun & selected PH)
6. Healing Touch Spa
We get it, physiotherapy and chiropractors can be rather expensive to afford on a regular basis even though they are the go-to specialists for injury rehabilitation and athletic performance.
So if you’re planning to go for a sports massage often, you can consider Healing Touch Spa instead. You may have seen this spa franchise around, since they have nine branches around the island. Having been established in 2001, Healing Touch Spa has almost two decades of spa and wellness experience, garnering multiple local brand awards as well as an impressive group of loyal customers.
Ask for the award-winning Deep Tissue Massage to help bust muscle aches and tightness. With this treatment, the massage strokes are comparatively slower, deeper, and mainly concentrated on areas that have the most tension and pain.
A 60-minute Deep Tissue Massage is priced at S$67.41 (inclusive of GST). 90-minute and 120-minute options are also available at S$100.58 and S$134.82 respectively.
Managed by a team of physiotherapists and physical rehabilitation experts, Heal360 (formerly known as Physioclinic) is a therapy clinic that provides a range of customised one-on-one rehabilitative services starting from your consultation to actual rehabilitation program and after-care advice,
Here, you can count on the experts to help you identify specific issues that may have been caused by strenuous activities, bad falls, and accidents, relieve injuries and chronic pain, and also educate yourself on the crucial areas of aftercare to prevent future injuries.
heal360 offers sports massage as a standalone treatment, but it is also included in some of the establishment’s comprehensive and specialised 360 programmes such as the Sports360 and PainRelief360.
The former is an all-in-one training program that’s tailored according to an athlete’s sport-specific needs or an individual’s exercise-specific essentials while the latter is designed to provide expert treatment on persisting body aches, chronic pain, and recurring sports injury.
Prices are not available online, contact Heal360 to enquire.
Address: 46 Tras Street, Singapore 078985 | 1 Marine Parade Central, Parkway Centre, #11-01, Singapore 449408
- Tanjong Pagar: 6224 4178, 9639 0509 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message) or email [email protected]
- Marine Parade: 6344 4688, 9151 0068 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message) or email [email protected]
Operating hours: 9am – 8pm (Mon to Fri) | 9am – 5pm (Sat) | Closed on Sundays
8. Health2U Offers options for new mums!
Not just for sports athletes, Health2U offers a sports massage service that aims to help everyone recover from existing injuries and prevent new injuries with an individualised approach to massages.
Here, a sports massage session often include a combination of techniques which includes trigger point release rolling, stretching, and deep stroking movements.
What’s special about this establishment is they also provide pregnancy and postpartum physiotherapy and massage (S$150 for 45 minutes), so expectant mothers or new mums suffering from backaches and muscle pains due to childbearing can definitely check out Health2U.
Try the 45-minute Sports Massage for S$150. 60-minute and 90-minute options are also available at S$175 and S$225 respectively.
Address: 101B Telok Ayer Street, #03-01, Singapore 068574
Contact: 6255 5250, 8358 2144 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message)
Operating hours: 7am – 10pm (Mon to Fri) | 7am – 6pm (Sat) | 9am – 6pm (Sun)
9. Heartland Rehab
Heartland Rehab is run by a group of physiotherapists who are all fully registered with the Singapore Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC).
These allied health professionals are experienced in sports rehabilitation, occupational rehabilitation, and spine rehab who aim to increase health standards through mobility and exercise.
While Heartland Rebab’s focus is on physiotherapy, the establishment does offer sports massages that help to release tight muscles and optimise movement for activity.
The treatment includes trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, assisted stretches, and proprioceptive neural facilitation (PNF) stretching, which the skilled therapist will employ any or a combination of these techniques depending on your condition.
Prices are not available online, contact Heartland Rehab to enquire.
Address: 11 Jalan Bukit Merah, #01-4454, Singapore 150011 |
180 Depot Road, #01-07, Singapore 109684 |
111 Somerset Road, #07-02, Singapore 238164
Contact: 9424 7154 (click on the number to send a WhatsApp message) or email [email protected]
Operating hours: 8am – 9pm (Mon to Fri) | 8am – 3pm (Sat)
10. Aylwin Sports Therapy Budget-friendly prices for students
Aylwin Sports Therapy is founded by Aylwin Aaron, a competitive track and field runner who had to give up his dreams when he did not have sufficient funds to rehabilitate for a combination of an unfortunate incident and cartilage wear-and-tear from all the vigorous training.
With the set-up of his new venture, Aylwin’s goal is to provide targeted physical therapy like sports massage and even clinical dry cupping at very affordable prices so that anyone who is experiencing a stiff neck from long office hours or have a sports injury can seek help without feeling the pinch.
Aylwin Sports Therapy also offers a combination of services with an affordable price tag. For example, a 45-minute session of Instrument-assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) with Sports Massage will only set you back at $110.
There’s also a special student promotion on offer: S$80 for a 45-minute session of IASTM, dry cupping, and sports massage. First-timers get to enjoy 20% off their booking as well!
Do note that Aylwin Sports Therapy is currently closed as the team prepares to move to a new location and resume operations on 2 August 2021. Contact Aylwin Sports Therapy for more details on the reopening.
Address: New location to be announced in late-July
Contact: 9380 1268 or email [email protected]
Operating hours: To be announced at a later date