NDIS Massage Canberra

MassageMe’s accredited home care massage therapists work with a wide range of conditions and with people of all ages.



How we help

Our qualified therapists have at least six years of experience in providing treatments to clients with a disability or are home-bound. Our therapists selection process consists of professional and interpersonal skills and complimented with their positive attitude towards helping people.

Massage therapy for people with disability is customised to your individual needs. In each session we use a range of massage techniques such as remedial massage, gentle myofascial release and passive stretching to name a few. The pressure and technique is always customised to the individual. 

Our massage therapists can come and see you in the comfort of your own home, hotel, or within residential aged care facilities.

What we treat

We have worked with clients who experience a wide range of conditions:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Arthritis – Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Back and neck pain
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Stroke
  • Insomnia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Polio
  • Sciatica
  • Chronic knee pain
  • Anxiety and Mental Health
  • Cancer

We Understand Your Needs & Deliver

Rapid Response – that’s our service guarantee

We acknowledge all referrals immediately and appointments are confirmed within 48 hours.

Continuity of Care

With an 87% retention rate, you can enjoy the same clinician while receiving meaningful, ongoing care.

Cost Effective Services

There are no hidden fees. Our pricing includes travel, treatment and documentation time.

Prompt Treatment

Initial appointments completed within a short time frame of receiving referral.

Timely Reporting

We update you on the same day or within 24 hours of the initial appointment.

Professional and Friendly Team

We take the time to get to know you, allowing us to create meaningful care plans to support your life goals. We are experts in co-ordinating services provided through Home Care packages, NDIS funding and scheduling private consultations.

Beauty services for people with disability

Our at-home services are perfect for people living with a disability or mobility constraints. We deliver to your door spa quality treatments taking away the hassle of having to travel to a day spa.

Our beauty treatments can be combined into flexible packages that are perfect for the needs of individuals with limited mobility.

If you are a carer looking for a mobile beauty therapy service specialising in bringing convenience and relief to someone with disability, we will be more than happy to work with you to create a treatment regime.

Some of our most popular beauty therapy services for our disability clients are:

  • Manicures & Pedicures (or just Nail clipping),
  • Facial Treatments

Service Coverage

If your NDIS funding is self managed or managed by a third party agency, then you can pay for massage services out of your NDIS funds. However, if your funds are directly administered by NDIS, then you cannot claim massage on the NDIS, because massage “is considered to be more appropriately provided by the health system.

Like to learn more about massage for people with disability? Read on!

Massage can help with conditions like:

Benefits of massage for disability:

Emotional & Social Benefits of Massage

While massage helps with the physical pain for people suffering from various conditions, it can help with the emotional and social suffering too.

There are various therapies designed to help people with disabilities cope with life. Massage therapy releases endorphins, which help with an overall improvement of well being to ease symptoms of depression and anxiety, relieve anger and promotes calm throughout the mind and body.

People with developmental issues may be uncomfortable with touch. Massage may give them a feeling of connection.

Massage may help patients to regain some control in their muscles and range of motion increases due to regular stimulation.

Massage is usually a safe and effective way to manage pain, muscle issues, various disorders, and symptoms.

Massage Therapy for people with disability can benefit conditions such as:

A few Massage Benefits:
Helps with the management of pain. Massage is proven to increase the body’s serotonin levels. It’s soothing, relaxing effect on the body releases tension in the muscles.
– Massage increases blood flow, promoting better circulation.
– Offers better mobility and a sense of independence.
– Eases the stiffness of the muscles and joints.
– Increases flexibility and range of motion.

A few Massage Benefits:
Various massage techniques are applied depending on the type of Cerebral Palsy, which help calm involuntary movements, relaxes tight painful muscles & helps control painful contractions. Massage improves the strength of muscles around joints which will help stabilise poor balance. As muscle tone increases and joint proprioception improves, the patient’s coordination can improve.

A few Massage Benefits:
When bound to a wheelchair, the constant pressure from staying in one position starts to break down the skin causing lesions. Massage increases blood circulation and eases pressure. This reduces the risk of skin breakdown and lesions.
As the muscles are not working, they start to break down or become atrophic. Regular massage can help to improve muscle tone by stimulating the tissue. This also lessens spasticity, eases pain in joints and can greatly improve the sensation of phantom pains. Massage also increases the range of movement by improving the muscles flexibility.

Some developmental disabilities:
– Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
– Autism
These conditions are known to cause mental, emotional and social development issues. Sufferers tend to struggle with depression, anxiety and panic attacks. In some instances they are also known to avoid human touch.

A few Massage Benefits:
As massage increases both serotonin and dopamine production in the body, it has a significant effect on calming and relaxing people with these symptoms.
As their stress and anxiety are relieved, they are calmer and less prone to the various emotional and behavioral outbursts they may be prone to.

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