Meet Our Team
- Available 6 days a week
- Same-Day-Appointment Available
- Secure online appointments
- Experienced team
- Access to a range of other allied health professionals
- Onsite HICAPS
- HICAPS insurance rebates
- Variety of techniques offered
All Massage Appointments
Call (03) 9020 7366 or BOOK ONLINE
Welcome to Wellbeing Massage Melton where we offer professional soft tissue massage therapy with our qualified massage therapists 6 days a week. Our massage therapists are qualified practitioners who specialise in soft tissue massage a traditional healing method for many conditions of the muscles using soft tissue techniques, remedial massage, myotherapy, kinesiotape, deep tissue massage, craniosacral therapy, lymphatic drainage, prenatal massage, myofascial release and many more. Massage may be used for sports injuries, stress and chronic pain. At Wellbeing Massage Melton we pride ourselves on our friendly and dedicated therapists to help with your wellbeing. Our practitioners are registered with private health funds so you can claim your sessions back using our on site HICAPS machine. Our clinic is open late during the week and we are available on Saturday’s for your massage appointments across multiple locations around Melbourne.
What are the different types of massage?
- Swedish massage is a gentle full body technique which may help relieve knots in muscles using long strokes, deep circular motion and kneading. This massage is ideal for full body relaxation and for those new to massage therapies
- Deep Tissue Massage is similar to Swedish massage however it uses firmer pressure ideal for chronic muscle soreness and pain from stress or injuries. This massage is a slower technique where the practitioner uses firmer finger pressure to relieve soreness
- Sports Massage is a great option for those who exercise regularly and experience muscle soreness, fatigue or injuries. Sports massage may help prevent injuries by increasing flexibility to target specific problem areas of the body
- Trigger Point Massage targets specific muscle areas of tightness by relieving the trigger points to reduce pain. Massage therapists practicing this technique use long, flowing strokes, combining deep and strong pressure to release specific areas of the body where chronic pain may be experienced
- Reflexology massage is great for total body restoration and relaxation by targeting the bodies natural energy levels using specific target reflex points on the hands, feet and ears.
- Thai massage is a full body massage used to relieve stress and pain and improving the bodies circulation and energy levels. Thai massage incorporates yogic stretching by applying firm pressure using the palms to stretch the body.
- Prenatal massage is great for pregnant women wanting a full body massage to relieve stress, pain, aches and tension in the muscles. This massage therapy focuses on problem areas during pregnancy like the hips, back and legs.
- Active release therapy treats minor soft tissue disorders of the muscles, tendons, fascia, ligaments and nerves to restore performance back to the body. This massage actively targets problem areas to restore full range of motion to the muscles and release built up scar tissue deep within the muscle.
- Myofascial release therapy is aimed at breaking down tight fascia which helps our body maintain correct position. Myofascial release can be practiced by a patient at home using a foam roller, tennis or golf ball or trigger point ball. This practice can be done at home or the gym at your convenience nay time, any where.
- Acupuncture is a trigger point therapy using medical needles which are placed in specific areas of the body to target a range of health problems and pain. Acupuncture can help relieve stress, anxiety, womens and mens health problems and various pain.
- Cupping therapy uses uses medical “cups” which are placed on a person’s back or legs and aim to releasing toxins stored in the body.
- Craniosacral therapy is a non-invasive massage therapy similar to chiropractic adjustments where the practitioner uses trigger points along the head, neck, body and legs aiming to alleviate symptoms associated with chronic and mild pain, migraines, PTSD and chronic fatigue syndrome
- Biochemical stimulation therapy uses a special machine to release tight fascia on a patient who may be struggling with tight or painful muscles whilst exercising.
- Lymphatic drainage massage is a technique used to drain the bodies lymph system, which carries toxins and waste products around the body to be released from the tissues. This therapy uses rhythmic strokes and firm pressure in the bodies natural motion.
Massage Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do you tip massage therapists in Australia?
- No you do not need to tip massage therapists in Australia as it is not customary
- Tipping in Australia is not customary unless you believe they have gone above and beyond for your service but it is not necessary
- There are no rules regarding tipping in Australia and you are not expected to tip, but if you believe you would like to tip your massage therapist that is at your discretion
What happens when you get a deep tissue massage?
- A deep tissue massage involves slow, deep strokes applied to troubled areas of the musculoskeletal system
- Deep tissue massage is aimed at treating sport related injuries or strains by increasing blood flow to the area
- A massage therapist will go through your health history, it may involve your full body or just one area, the therapist uses soft pressure to warm up the muscles before using a firmer technique
How often should you get a deep tissue massage?
- Depending on your reason for getting a massage in the first place it is recommended to get monthly massages to maintain optimal health
- For people with injuries or tight muscles a weekly massage is recommended until symptoms start to subside
- If you exercise frequently a massage weekly or fortnightly can help relieve sore, tight muscles
What should I do before a deep tissue massage?
- Try avoid eating for at least 30minutes before your massage, exercise or a hot shower before your massage is fine to warm up your muscles
- Don’t rush, be relaxed, don’t drink caffeine, arrive on time or early if possible
What should you do after a deep tissue massage?
- Try not to exercise after a massage as you can reverse all the hard work your massage therapist has put in
- Drink plenty of water to rehydrate your muscles
- Try and stay relaxed and avoid any stressors after your massage to make the benefits last
What should you not do before a massage?
- Try not to eat a heavy meal at least 30 minutes before your massage
- You should try not to exercise vigorously before your massage
Does full body massage include private parts?
- No, a full body massage does not include the areas you would normally wear underwear/bikini
- A massage therapist may give your glutes a massage if this area is tight and needs work but it will not involve your private body parts
Facts about MELTON:
- Melton is located 35kms north west of Melbourne CBD
- Melton has historic dry stone walls that make a beautiful trail walk for visitors
- Melton is located near some of the oldest, rarest, eastern volcanic plains
- Melton is home of TabCorp park, a harness racing facility
- Melton contains 12 primary schools and 8 high schools
- Melton has a botanical garden you can visit
- Melton has a weekly sunday farmers market
- Melton city was founded in 1862
- Melton has a population of over 65,000 people
- In 1916 the Melton weir was built to provide water to the Werribee Irrigation district