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Pain Relief Massage

North London, N13

Effective treatment for chronic pain conditions with the Jing Method of advanced clinical massage.

Welcome, you have found a pain relief massage in North London, N13.  Steven Murdoch treats chronic pain conditions with the Jing Method™ of advanced clinical massage. 

The Jing Method™ is an outcome based system which addresses chronic musculoskeletal pain. The method blends the best of advanced bodywork techniques from both East and West.

Which issues benefit from a pain relief massage?

The pain relief massage is ideally suited to persistent or long-term (chronic) musculoskeletal pain. Pain is described as chronic when it has persisted beyond the usual healing time.

The most common issues are low back pain, neck and shoulder pain, and shoulder (rotator cuff) pain, including frozen shoulder. 

However, a pain relief massage is also suitable for carpal tunnel syndrome, TMJ disorders, stress-related conditions and stubborn sporting injuries. 

The massage can also form part of a treatment plan for complex systemic pain conditions including fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. 

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Low Back Pain

Back pain can be debilitating. Thankfully, however, it is rarely serious and can usually be treated quickly and effectively with a combination of advanced tissue massage techniques.


Frozen Shoulder

Shoulder pain can become chronic particularly when we are stressed. Adhesive capsulitis (Frozen shoulder), bursitis, and shoulder tendinopathies can all benefit from myofascial release treatment.


Neck & Shoulder Pain

Neck and shoulder pain can persist especially for those sitting or working in a stressed position for long periods. Muscles including the upper trapezius, levator scapula and rhomboids can particularly benefit from clinical massage treatment.

What techniques are used in a pain relief massage?

A range of safe and effective therapies are used within a pain relief massage, including the following:

heat therapy

Application of Heat

Heating the soft tissue increases in blood flow to the area of warmth, creating elasticity in the tissue. This not only helps the therapist work deeper, but also has a calming and therapeutic effect of easing the pain.

Myofascial Release

Myofascia is the connective tissue found around and through muscles. Healthy fascia is strong and elastic. Myofascial release is a technique used to stimulate elasticity in fascia which has become restricted.

Trigger Point Therapy

Trigger point therapy also works on the fascia. Specifically it targets irritable knots or adhesions known as trigger points. These painful spots ease when gentle pressure is applied to them.

Where next?

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Download a free helpful self-care fact sheet

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Low Back Pain

Low back pain is rarely serious and is usually simple to relieve with some easy-to-follow strategies. This fact sheet explains the nature of non-specific low back pain and gives some helpful tips on how to relieve pain and gain mobility.

IT Band Syndrome Fact Sheet

IT Band Syndrome

IT Band Syndrome (ITBS) is a sharp pain felt on the outside (lateral) knee. The pain is particularly experienced whilst running when the knee passes through 30° of flexion. This fact sheet explores the causes and treatment for IT Band Syndrome.

Plantar fasciitis fact sheet download

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a persistent pain caused by numerous micro-tears of the connective tissue (fascia) on the sole (plantar surface) of the foot. This fact sheet explains the nature of plantar fasciitis and what we can do to speed the recovery.

Booking a Pain Relief Massage

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If you  urgently need a pain relief massage for chronic pain, I may be able to see you at short notice. Just give me a call.