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Injury/pain management in London

A targeted treatment delivered by a therapist qualified in advanced massage techniques.

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Benefits of an at-home pain/injury massage

  • Get help with common issues like shoulder pain from an expert in soft tissue therapy

  • Ease sore muscles and tension

  • Advice, exercises and taping to support your recovery

Who it's best for

If you're struggling with muscle discomfort, lower back pain, or an injury that's holding you back from your daily activities, an injury or pain management massage could be just what you need.

The professionals who deliver this treatment – sports massage therapists, physiotherapists, and osteopaths – have a variety of techniques to relieve tension and help you get back to feeling your best.

What to expect

Your therapist will chat with you briefly to make sure it's safe to treat your injury or pain. They'll then work on easing tension and improving movement in sore spots. They might even give you exercises to try or use kinesiology tape to speed up muscle healing.

For really stubborn tension, book 90 minutes or longer with your therapist. They'll have plenty of time to focus on tight spots and help you feel better.

FAQs about London injury/pain management massage

It is an advanced massage performed by specialists (Level 5 NVQ or equivalent). It entails soft tissue therapy, which targets soft tissues in the body, such as muscles, tendons, and ligaments, to aid in their healing and recovery. It's best scheduled in advance of sporting events to lower the risk of injury. It can also help with ongoing medical conditions or recent injury.

A specialised soft tissue massage can help with a number of issues. Examples include pulled or sprained muscles as well as common aches and pains in the rotator cuff or achilles tendon.

You should seek medical attention from a doctor or physiotherapist for more serious injuries like broken bones, torn muscles, and torn ligaments.

A number of specialist techniques are used. Soft tissue release (STR) helps muscles regain strength, muscle energy techniques (METs) reduce tension and increase range of motion, and neuromuscular techniques (NMT), which includes trigger point therapy, help patients feel better and regain function.

No, we recommend our specialist pregnancy massage instead, suitable from your second trimester.

You can book Urban's injury/pain management massage to your home, office or hotel anywhere within central and outer London.

Urban mobile therapists can come to you between 7am-11pm daily. Some travel using the London underground, while others drive or even cycle to appointments.

Enter your postcode here to find a mobile massage therapist near you.

Our most popular neighbourhoods for London massage include Canary Wharf, Nine Elms, Chelsea, Kensington, Highbury and Islington, Fulham and Westminster. We also operate in the commuter belt including Surrey, Essex, Hertfordshire and Berkshire.

To keep you and your therapist safe, it's important to hold off on getting a massage if you're feeling unwell with a fever, flu-like symptoms, or a contagious skin disease.

Your therapist has the right to cancel your appointment if they think it could be harmful to you or to them.

If you've got a health condition and you're not sure whether a massage is safe for you, chat to your GP for some advice before you book in.