Physiotherapy is a medical based profession that applied by registered physiotherapists whom have undergone Four years of University, and usually a further year of clinic hours.
Massage therapists usually have completed a diploma, anywhere from a day to three months of training.
Both massage and physiotherapists provide physical care to individuals whom have bodily injuries and/or pain and/or mobility issues.
Both therapies are hands on and can manipulate muscles, ligaments and tissue.
The common aim of London massage therapy is usually relaxation, including relaxation of smaller muscular injuries, using Swedish and sports massage techniques to alleviate the symptoms.
The common aim of physiotherapy is to directly rehabilitate more serious injuries, including being a beneficial aid and sometimes a complete healing aid for paralyses of the legs and arms.
The two of these therapies cannot be compared. One is a medial profession which deals in low to high level injury. The other is mainly a relaxation and preventive therapy.