Massage benefits

If you have a long standing injury or sports injury or other aches and pains, massage can help relieve your pain. Even the pain of arthritis can benefit.

If you are stressed or anxious, massage is a wonderful way to unwind and also improve your health. Athletes regularly use massage to prevent injuries.


What sort of massage is available?

Your massage therapist will discuss what suits you best to achieve what you want to achieve.If you have a fever or infection you shouldn’t have a massage as it can aggravate the symptoms.

Various types of massage are available at our clinics including:

Back massage

Shoulder massage

Neck massage

Remedial massage

Health massage

Therapeutic massage

Sports massage

Sports Massage / Sports Injury Massage

This is a deeper form of massage bringing about the release of chronic muscle tension and can induce dramatic improvements in pain levels, function and sporting ability. Sports Massage is beneficial as a preventative therapy and regular maintenance treatment is recommended to prevent injuries/tension recurring.

Massage may help

Tennis elbow

Knee osteoarthritis


Jaw pain


Sub-clinical depression

Pre-menstrual syndrome

High blood pressure

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue massage is designed to relieve severe tension in the muscle and the connective tissue or fascia. This type of massage focuses on the muscles located below the surface of the top muscles. Deep tissue massage is often recommended for individuals who experience consistent pain, are involved in heavy physical activity, such as athletes, and patients who have sustained physical injury.

Trigger point therapy

This involves deactivating trigger points that may cause local pain or refer pain and other sensations, such as headaches, to other parts of the body. Manual pressure, vibration or acupuncture needles are applied to these points to relieve myofascial pain. Trigger point massage is usually carried out by the chiropractors as part of a normal treatment session.

References: Chiropractic & Osteopathy 2010, 18:3 , Psychological Bulletin 2004  130:1)

Therapeutic Massage

A more relaxing massage, therapeutic massage gently eases tension from muscles in your back and other parts of your body leaving you feeling as light as feather. Massage lowers levels of stress hormones in the body and helps us cope with busy lives. It also aids circulation and can be helpful for pain relief.

Book an appointment

If you play sport – you should have regular massages to prevent injury too. Call us now on 020 8780 0898 and our friendly reception team will be happy to make a suitable time at your earliest convenience.Alternatively you can email us at

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