Get Your Body Fighting Fit Again.

We help movers & shakers to get back to full form with sports massage in Glasgow

How is muscular tension affecting your daily routine?


Keeping you awake at night?


Reducing your flexibility?


Slowing your recovery time?


Stopping you from pushing yourself?


Feeling defeated?


Living with excruciating pain?

Every exercise routine will cause at least a little tension. It’s when it starts getting in the way of your goals that it becomes problematic.

When your muscles are feeling tense and painful, even the thought of movement can become a headache!

Many people try and persevere though. They neglect their body’s needs and risk developing a serious injury.

In those situations, you really just have two options to get rid of the tension. First, give it plenty of time to recover on its own. Or secondly, get a sports massage to release the knots and nodules.

Massage therapy is the most effective way to get you back to your best condition. By following a custom-made treatment plan by one of our expert therapists, you’ll soon be back to the gym again.

Target Pain

Target pain

We focus on your most troublesome areas so that you can get fast pain-relief

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Loosen up your body

Without knots and nodules, you’ll feel more flexible and in control of your body

Increase Energy

Boost your energy

Without the distraction of muscular pain, you’ll be back to your old self again

What is involved in sports massage?:

Derived from traditional Swedish Massage, this technique was originally developed to assist athletes in preparation for peak physical performance and aid recovery after extreme exertion.  By improving circulation of lymph and blood fluids, in addition to alleviating tension build up in the body’s soft tissue, it helps to ensure optimal function across all ranges of movement.

Sports Massage is ideal across a spectrum of needs, from those who want to focus on prevention of injuries, to those who are recovering after one.  In particular, for those of you who are prone to picking up those frustrating niggling injuries, coming up to competition or just want to ensure that you are able to maintain a regimented exercise routine, a sports massage is a worthwhile investment of your time.

Sports Massage in Glasgow can be used in a variety of ways:

Rehabilitative sports massage

After injury, this specific technique will aid and accelerate your recovery by reducing pain and enhancing circulation, accelerating how quickly you will recover and getting back to the activities that you enjoy.

Restorative sports massage

Structured as part of your usual training routine, incorporating sports massage sessions periodically can allow the body to tolerate increasing intensities of training whilst reducing the likelihood of injury occurring, helping you break plateaus and push yourself even further!

Pre-event sports massage

As suggested in the name, this type of massage can be used before any competitive event, from a boxing match to a marathon.  Typically lasting between 15-45 minutes, this technique stimulates the muscles so they are primed for optimal performance on the big day!

Post-event sports massage

After your big event, having a sports massage will help improve the speed of recovery by increasing blood flow, particularly to the areas of the body that have been over exerted!

Tara, Sports Therapist

Tara McAllister

With over 20 years experience in massage therapy, Tara is undoubtedly one of the most experienced therapists in Glasgow. She has treated a huge range of clients from cage fighters to actors resulting in increased flexibility and control.

Robert, Sports Therapist

Robert Thomson

Robert is dedicated to understanding each client’s needs and creating custom treatment plans that work incredibly well. His advanced anatomical knowledge in practice allows him to target the specific pain points head-on and get you back to full fitness again.

Why choose us?

At Deserved Massage, we’ve taken great care to create a sports therapy experience unlike any other.

We understand that everyone is different and likewise, their symptoms are unique unto themselves.

Therefore, every client who comes to our studio receives a full, complimentary consultation so we can better understand needs.

We take time to get to know your goals so that we can create a specific treatment that is tailored to your needs.

This pre-treatment allows our therapists to go miles further when working on your massage.

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Full consultations

We believe that people deserve to live and work at their best. In fact, it’s in our name!

 Being at your peak should feel like a regular occurrence rather than just a one-off.

The only way to achieve that - in our books - is to get to know what is weighing you down.

We always start off treatments with a full-consultation to get to know your needs.

That way, we can craft a customised sports massage treatment for you.

Additionally, after your treatment, it’s important that you take good care of yourself to ensure the treatment lasts so we’ll give you a run through of the do’s and don’ts too.

Plus, none of this consultation time will eat into your massage session!

Experienced massage therapists

It’s one thing understanding that you’ve got issues that need resolved, but it’s another thing altogether knowing what to do to solve them.

Our massage therapists, Tara and Robert, have extensive experience in helping clients get back to peak condition.

By applying proven sports massage techniques with the right amount of pressure, they have been able to achieve some incredible results!

A relaxing treatment room

We noticed that most massage treatment rooms fell into one of two categories…

1) Spa-like havens that are great for hanging out with friends but not clinical enough to allow therapists to get deep into the nasty knots.

2) Doctor’s surgery-like environments that are good for addressing problems but don’t help you relax.

So, we decided to create a studio with the best of both worlds.

At Deserved Massage, you can enjoy a relaxing, peaceful environment and relieve tension at the same time.


The last thing you want to be doing when going for any kind of massage is to worry about where you’re going.

Our studio is located in Finniestion which is right between the City Centre and West End of Glasgow.

PLUS - it’s down a small lane allowing you to get away from the hustle bustle of the busy streets.

Money-back Guarantee

With thousands of happy customers we’re delighted to offer a 100% money-back guarantee with our sports massage treatments. If you are at all unsatisfied, please just email to let us know what went wrong.

Don’t just take our word for it…

What’s the difference between sports and deep tissue massage?

Somewhere, has told you to book a sports or deep tissue massage.

After you’ve nodded profusely and said the standard “yes, yes, I should!” line, you’ve probably wondered what the difference between a sports massage and a deep tissue massage actually is…

It’s really common to lump the two together, as they share similar techniques, traits and end goals. However, there’s some important distinctions between them both. Read on to discover wha they are, so that when you come to book, you’re fully informed.

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A deep tissue massage is pretty much what it says on the tin. Your therapist will use firm pressure to manipulate the deeper tissues in the body, including the muscles. Unlike Sports massage, this treatment focuses to reduce newer, smaller areas of tension across the entire body rather than the larger, older knots or any previous injuries you might have.

Just like a workout, this treatment has the same effect on the body, promoting increased blood flow and breaking down of muscle mass that has adhered. It is therefore not unusual to be a bit sore and achy after this treatment, but this should ease off after a 72 hours.

Sports massage on the other hand, will help to break down the larger and older knots and also help with recovery from injuries. This is because your therapist will use passive stretching techniques alongside other techniques that will manipulate and stretch the tissues to increase range of movement and prevent injuries.  

A therapist that is qualified to perform a sports massage treatment will have a more extensive knowledge of the anatomy than those qualified only for deep tissue treatments. You can therefore expect the treatment to begin with a postural assessment and run through of any injuries you may have.

During the treatment your therapist will use a combination of techniques including trigger point release, joint mobilisation and passive stretching such as soft tissue release and myofascial release. This is not a relaxing massage and you should be aware that you might feel some discomfort due to the nature of the treatment. However, the therapist will always ensure that you feel comfortable at all times and don’t feel any pain.

So, there you have it! In a nutshell, Deep Tissue massage is the best option for newer complaints like minor aches and pains, whereas a sports massage is more appropriate for the treatment of injuries or of knots that have built up over time in the muscles. We hope that this had made choosing which treatment to have a little easier for you.

How much does it cost?

How much is tension costing you in your life every day?

How often are you distracted from your routine because of aches and pains?

How many times do you complain about the soreness in your body every day?

How important is it to you that you finally get rid of this enduring pain?

Your investment

Just £50 

Includes full consultation