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Where to Get a Good Massage... just a massage :)

Post by ttuguy421 » Fri, 15 Oct 2010 11:31 pm

My wife and I have been here for 10 months now and I am looking for a great back/neck massage that won't break the bank, also interested in reflexology. Work is stressful and I feel like I have knives digging into my shoulder blades and am looking for a good place.. Anyone have any recommendations??

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Oct 2010 11:42 pm

This has been discussed before in recent months so try the search engine located just below the "Profile" link at the upper right on this page. That way you will have more choices if those posters don't happen to see your thread.

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Post by ttuguy421 » Sat, 16 Oct 2010 12:12 am

Thanks for the advise, I will check out the search function.

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Post by nakatago » Sat, 16 Oct 2010 12:12 am

...speaking of searching for massages, I tried looking for blind masseurs because guaranteed, they only deal with just massage: http://forum.singaporeexpats.com/sutra18109.html

holy crap, that thread is old....

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sat, 16 Oct 2010 8:24 am

Here's a tip: If the young lady at the front door is wearing a cocktail dress and spike heels, you're probably looking at a place that offers happy endings. If the girls are wearing jeans and a T-shirt, probably not.

Oddly enough, the foot reflexology place on the first floor of Four Floors is straight up. Good back and body massages as well. Expect to pay $60 an hour wherever you go for a good massage. If it's less, it's probably because the girls are making their money in "tips".

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Post by ttuguy421 » Sat, 16 Oct 2010 11:27 am

Thanks for the info, I was spoiled in Thailand with very affordable massages.. I wish we were back there when my back starts acting up! I would get a massage everyday!

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Post by babyndidi » Tue, 16 Nov 2010 5:22 pm

not really. they do let you pay per session. But, it's cheaper if you buy it in a package. I think this is the standard practice in all spas. :)

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Post by iMails » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 4:21 pm

Hi I would strongly recommend: 'TT Quick Massage' in Novena Sq 2 #02-18. Take to Novena MRT & take the lift upto Novena Sq 2.
It only cost $10 for 10mins back & shoulder or neck & shoulder massage.
Not only cheap but good service! You can also pay a bit more for a longer massage or sign up a package!

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Post by Strong Eagle » Thu, 18 Nov 2010 6:23 pm

iMails wrote:It only cost $10 for 10mins back & shoulder or neck & shoulder massage. Not only cheap but good service!
Erm... $10 for 10 minutes is $60 per hour... about the going rate for most straight up massage parlors, not counting the 'boutique' variety.

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Post by vbelle » Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:28 am

Strong Eagle wrote:Here's a tip: If the young lady at the front door is wearing a cocktail dress and spike heels, you're probably looking at a place that offers happy endings. If the girls are wearing jeans and a T-shirt, probably not.
I've seen women in jeans and tops...non-revealing...in front of Thai embassy appears to be looking for customer..

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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 19 Nov 2010 10:48 am

vbelle wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:Here's a tip: If the young lady at the front door is wearing a cocktail dress and spike heels, you're probably looking at a place that offers happy endings. If the girls are wearing jeans and a T-shirt, probably not.
I've seen women in jeans and tops...non-revealing...in front of Thai embassy appears to be looking for customer..
Those are semi-pro hookers, dear... they've lost their way from Four Floors.

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Post by singmom » Fri, 17 Dec 2010 12:36 am

I'm looking for a good massage place, too. Back, neck, shoulders. Deep tissue is best. But I specifically need a recommendation of someone who gives a gentle and s-l-o-w massage. Too often, I feel like my muscles are being injured. Any recommendations for this?

(I've used the search function, but didn't see any comments about this specifically.)

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Post by ksl » Fri, 17 Dec 2010 1:43 am

singmom wrote:I'm looking for a good massage place, too. Back, neck, shoulders. Deep tissue is best. But I specifically need a recommendation of someone who gives a gentle and s-l-o-w massage. Too often, I feel like my muscles are being injured. Any recommendations for this?

(I've used the search function, but didn't see any comments about this specifically.)
Look for sport injuries practitioner, maybe the pro football team masseur. Though I have purchased a great machine, electronic acupressure meridian points. which actually saved me having an operation on both knee cartilages which had been squashed flat, with down hill running. It took 3 months of daily treatment, but I was back running without pain.

Here's the machine http://www.owellbodycare.com/pdt/pdtt_heating.htm and it's been excellent value for money for me.

I have had it 3 years and still use it for stress and sports damage. It can do 2 people at one time, price was around 250 i think maybe more. Can be used while travelling too, without heat. It's made in Taiwan and designed on acupressure point manipulation on the meridian lines, which get blocked of qi, which you can actually see the difference visually by the aura colours around the body.

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Post by thismyvoice » Sun, 09 Jan 2011 1:08 am

Good, cheap, clean (no hanky panky) massage can be found in People's Park Complex in Chinatown. Not all are clean though. Choose those bigger chains with lots of people having foot massage near the entrance or those with older folks and you should be safe. Sexy ladies at the entrance of small shops are no no.

About $18 to $20 for 45min foot massage. Body massage about $32 for 45 min. Cannot remember the exact rate. But I assure you, these are about the cheapest massage you can find in Singapore.

For the price you pay, don't expect something luxurious. Good clean powerful massage is what you get.

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Post by Miss Swan » Wed, 12 Jan 2011 4:19 pm

I've brought my fiance to a very nice but very affordable massage place. It's located at the end of River Valley Road, across the road from UE Square. It's called Healing Touch.

Rates go at $50-60 for 60 mins. They have all kinds of massage too. Balinese, Swedish..

He actually fell asleep during the massage which just showed how relaxing it was.

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