Melissa Starkey is an experienced remedial massage therapist providing massage and dry needling services at Health Mates Fitness Centre. Melissa is passionate about helping people reduce pain and improving their range of motion and posture, leading to more effective workouts and a better quality of life.

Massage services are available Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am – 7pm.

Rebates with private health funds and discounts for Revesby Workers’ Club and Senior’s Card holders available.

To make an appointment click the link below or contact Melissa on 0425 207 682.

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Massage FAQs


Massage is a safe and natural ancient art of healing which aids in the prevention of illness and injury. The aim of remedial massage is to bring about physical effects, such as relief from painful tissues and injuries, posture correction and increased range of motion. Massage is beneficial for everyone; perfect if life seems to be on top of you instead of the other way around.


Increases the health of the body’s tissue:

  • Improves metabolism by increasing circulation of blood and lymph supply to tissues. This stimulation strengthens your immune system to fight off infection and viruses and helps push out the body’s build up of toxins.
  • Increase nutrient supplies to the muscles and organ body tissue thus improving health.

Reduces pain:

  • Relieves muscle tension and spasm.
  • Provides pain relief by sedating nerve impulses.

Accelerates healing after injury:

  • Reduces swelling.
  • Minimises scar formation and fibrosis which limits movement.

Aids with skin conditions:

  • Improves secretory functions of sweat and oil glands.
  • Due to improved circulation the skin texture improves.

Reduces Mental and Emotional Stress:

  • Decreases muscular tension and pain.
  • Increases calmness and relaxation.
  • Promotes return to regular sleep patterns.