Myotherapy (muscular therapy) is a physical therapy designed to treat pain and other related symptoms. If you are in acute pain, stiffness or a lack of flexibility issues or mobility, a Myotherapist may assist.
Myotherapy may assist you with repetitive strain and chronic dysfunction or pain.
There are a variety of conditions Myotherapy may assist with, including but not limited to…
- Chronic back, shoulder, neck or knee pain
- Overuse or repetitive strain (from computer or other repetitive use activities)
- Tennis elbow
- Frozen shoulder
- Sprained ankle
- Shin splints
- Numbness and tingling
Myotherapy assists in alleviating pain, restoring mobility, easing stress on joints, improving posture easing muscle pain.
Please make sure you check your private health insurance. Policies may cover either Remedial massage and / or Myotherapy.
How we work with you
On your first consultation, the Myotherapist will ask for a brief medical history and details about the injury of the condition that has brought you here. There may be a variety of testing, including postural assessment, variety of movement, mobility, muscular strength and neurological testing.
Each session will involve hands on treatment, which can include a variety of techniques:
- Deep tissue massage
- Muscle stretching
- Trigger point therapy
- Dry needling
- Myofascial release
- Stretching exercises to take home
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