A doctor weighs in: "The mechanical deformation of tissue during massage causes reduction in local inflammation, increases the biogenesis of mitochondria and accelerates the re-modelling of injured tissue."
Clinic hours: 9am - 7pm
Clinic Address: Tuesdays: Urban Retreat at The White House, 2-4 Hans Crescent, SW1 Wednesdays: The Berkeley Clinic, 19 Upper Berkeley St W1 Thursday: The Brackenbury Health Clinic, 30 Brackenbury Rd, W6
Price: £80 per 1 hour treatment or £450 for a package of 6 Prices differ at The Urban Retreat, please call 0203 897 0400 to book
Mobile acupuncture and massage times are as flexible as an Olympic gymnast.
There is a 24 hour cancellation fee.
Liv is a member of The British Acupuncture Council and The Federation of Holistic Therapists.