What is Myotherapy?
Myotherapy is the assessment, treatment and management of muscle, joint, tendon, ligament and fascial pain and dysfunction. thus affecting movement and mobility. Myotherapists utilise a range of treatment techniques to restore and maintain the normal movement and mobility of the body’s soft tissue structures. Muscular pain and dysfunction can be caused by trauma, overload or misuse of muscles arising from occupation (sitting at a computer), or sporting/recreational activities.
How and what is treated?
Myotherapists use various soft tissue manipulation techniques during treatment such as trigger point therapy, dry needling, deep tissue massage, hot and cold therapies, passive/active muscle stretching and cupping. The care does not end when you leave the room as corrective/rehabilitative exercises or postural re-education may be given so as you can continue your recovery at home.
Typical Injuries/Conditions Treated Include:
Neck and back pain
RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury)
Torn or strained muscles
Congenital factors such as scoliosis
ITB syndrome (knee pain)
Pain associated with pregnancy
How do You benefit?
Myotherapists are trained to identify the source of the problem, providing lasting relief from pain rather than a short term fix.
Myotherapy increases movement, flexibility and function whilst also decreasing pain.
You do not require a referral to see a myotherapist.
Myotherapists can treat Work cover clients.
All treatments can be claimed on the spot through private health cover with the use of our HICAPS facility. All you need to do is pay the gap!