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The Best Massage Therapy in Birmingham, Alabama

July 14th, 2022 | 3 min. read

The Best Massage Therapy in Birmingham, Alabama
Mike Eskridge

Mike Eskridge

PT, MSPT, Founding Partner

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When you want a massage, it is easy to become overwhelmed with options. Choosing what kind of massage you want is hard enough, but finding which facility best fits your needs can be even more difficult. If you live in Birmingham, it is easy to find a massage facility close by but difficult to choose one to visit. Where should you go?

Our physical therapists at EW Motion Therapy have been helping our clients relieve pain and move better for many years, and we understand the overwhelming amount of options for massage facilities in the Birmingham area. We would love to help you move better with our physical therapy or BodyWork, but we understand that this may not always be the case. Our ultimate goal is to help you find the right facility to meet your needs, even if you decide not to get physical therapy with us.


To help you make sense of your options for massage facilities in Birmingham, we’ve made a list of some of the best-reviewed places (above 4.5 stars on Google with at least 10 reviews) in the Birmingham area, in no particular order. We have also included some information about each facility as listed on their website.

With this list, you can learn more about your options in order to make the best decision for your needs. 


LifeTouch Massage 

Location: 1223 2nd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35233

Google rating: 4.9/5 stars

Services available: Swedish/deep tissue, sports massage, cupping, complimentary foot bath



Since 2005, LifeTouch has offered a variety of massage services, and their experienced professionals strive to customize your massage services to your unique needs. 



Birmingham Massage Couple 

Location: 1776 Independence Ct., Suite 101, Birmingham, AL 35216

Google rating: 4.9/5 stars

Services available: Couples massage, neuromuscular therapy, hot stone massage, TMJ massage



Birmingham Massage Couple offers many different massage and stress relief services at comparable prices, including pregnancy massage, fascia blasting, and more. 

Birmingham Wellness Massage

Locations: 2 in the greater Birmingham area

Google rating: 4.9/5 stars

Services available: Swedish relaxation, lymphatic drainage, couples massage



Founded in 2015, Birmingham Wellness Massage offers massages for both stress relief and pain relief with multiple price packages available.


Escape Day Spa

Location: 100 Broadway Street, Birmingham, AL 35209

Google rating: 4.6/5 stars

Services available: Deep tissue massage, prenatal massage, aromatherapy massage, couples massage



Along with many different massage services, Escape Day Spa also specializes in facials, manicures/pedicures, hair removal, and more. 


Birmingham Massage

Location: 2300 1st Avenue N, Birmingham, AL 35203

Google rating: 5/5 stars

Services available: Deep tissue massage, pain therapy, relaxation



Since 2018, Birmingham Massage has specialized in deep tissue massage therapy and neuromuscular therapy. 


Finding the best Birmingham massage facility for you

We hope this list will help you feel more confident as you decide where you would like to get your next massage. We know your options in the Birmingham area are plentiful, and this list is not comprehensive, but we want you to be informed of some well-reviewed facilities as you continue your research. It can be a trial-and-error process to find the right massage for you, but when you do, you have a reliable resource to relieve your tension, help you relax, and deal with minor aches and pains.


At EW Motion Therapy, we have had the privilege of serving the Birmingham area for over 22 years, and we want to help you feel and move better. If you would like to know more about our physical therapy or BodyWork programs, fill out the questions in our Program Match Tool to figure out which of our programs best fits your needs.

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