Cara Reeves

Are you suffering with an acute sports injury? Or chronic pain from tension at work? Perhaps you’re a pregnant or new mum with back-ache, sciatica or Pelvic Girdle Pain(PGP)/SPD?

Would you like fast relief from pain? Time for yourself to relax and recuperate? Learn how to prevent muscle injuries and maintain your progress going forwards?

Sports and Remedial Massage is not just for sports people but also desk-workers and mums. I can help relieve your pain and tension and keep your muscles in tip-top condition going forwards.

I’m Cara Reeves and I have a Level 5 BTEC Professional Diploma in Clinical Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy with the ISRM (Insitute of Sport and Remedial Massage). I’m also qualified in Swedish and Aromatherapy Massage treatments.

I used to suffer from neck pain and headaches – partly due to my work as a beauty therapist and partly due to all the horse-riding I loved to do whenever I got the opportunity – and found that regular Sports Massages really helped relieve the tension and pain.

For me, having an hour every so often to myself was amazing therapy in itself but of course the main benefits of this treatment for me was getting relief from the pain that had been a constant part of my life at that point.

After a few years of beauty therapy work, I went into what I considered a “grown-up” job and had a series of full-time office-based positions including working for the West Berkshire Council. However, after meeting my husband and moving from the area I re-assessed what I was doing with my life and wanted the flexibility of being my own boss.

Initially, I had a dog-walking business which was fun but didn’t quite answer the need I felt in me to help others. I’d always enjoyed giving massages as a beauty therapist and loved helping people relax but I wanted to understand more about how the body works and to be able to help with specific injuries and tensions in the body and so I was drawn to learning more about Sports and Remedial Massages.

I trained with the Oxford School of Sports Massage. I found the training fascinating but getting to grips with all the in-depth knowledge was hard work, to be honest. Learning all the Latin names for the muscles was a particular challenge! What kept me going was the thought that a whole new way of life was opening up for me and I was going to be able to help so many people in the same way that I had been helped before. Relieving people’s pain and tension and giving them time for themselves to relax and recuperate.

I have helped people with a range of issues including:

  • Knee Pain
  • Back, Neck & Shoulder Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Bursitis
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Whip-lash
  • Sciatica
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGB)/SPD
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries


  • Level 5 BTEC Clinical Sport & Remedial massage

Pricing & Booking Information

My treatment rates are £55 per session (1hr). Since I recommend regular treatments for maintenance, I operate a loyalty card scheme. After 10 sessions with me you’ll be offered your next treatment for FREE!

I work from 3 different locations:

  • 5 Hawthorne Way, Great Shefford, Hungerford RG7 7BT
  • Avalon Retreat, Donnington Grove Country Club, Newbury RG14 2LA
  • Envy Hair and Beauty, 5 Kingsland Centre, Thatcham RG19 3HN

To book, please give me a call on 07884 202975 or email me.


Had an amazing massage with Cara. Currently training for a half marathon and having some trouble with my leg. Cara was very knowledgable and knew exactly what muscles to target. The after care is also fantastic, being sent various exercises to work on. Would highly recommend Cara to anyone.
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Sasha Lovell
Newbury, Berkshire
Can't wait for my massage tomorrow! Professional and very good value for money! 5stars 5thumbs
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Jo Coleman
Newbury, Berkshire
Cara is very knowledgable and took time to listen and work out the best form of treatment for me.
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Rachel Seymour
Newbury, Berkshire

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