Garvin Francis

Soft Tissue Therapist











  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Maj. Sports Studies)
  • Advanced Diploma of Health Science (Soft Tissue Therapy)
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • Kinesio Taping KT1-2

Association Memberships

  • Australian Association of Massage Therapists (AAMT) Provider #23640

Professional Achievements

  • Soft Tissue Therapist, Canberra Raiders National Youth Competition (U20s) 2012 – 2016
  • Soft Tissue Therapist Canberra Raiders (NRL), 2014 – 2016
  • Paralympic Athlete in Goal ball (vision impaired sport):
    • World Championships, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2002
    • World Championships, South Carolina, USA 2006
    • IBSA World Championships and Games (Paralympic Qualifier) Quebec, Canada 2003
  • Soft Tissue therapist (previous):
    • Victorian Volleyball 23 and Under National Championships
    • Touch Football ACT
    • Touch Football Australia
    • QLD U19s Softball
    • Gunghalin Bulls Rugby League Football Club

Treatment Area of Interest

  • Special interest in Pelvic, Lower Back and Core stability
  • Shoulder dysfunction and maintenance
  • Tendonopathy
  • Postural issues
  • Sporting injuries and management:
    • Muscle tears
    • Recovery Management
    • General Remedial Massage


About Garvin

(AKA Gavin or Marvin!) Experience as an athlete and also through working with athletes, Garvin brings a wealth of knowledge to his clients be it a specific pelvic or stability issue or a general sporting and lifestyle maintenance concern. Garvin is father of two active boys and is never short of a good (bad) dad joke!


Appointments can be made with Garvin at Clinic 88 in Macquarie.