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What is Myotherapy?
Myotherapy is the assessment, treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions, which may cause muscular dysfunction and pain affecting movement and mobility.
Myotherapists utilise a range of treatment techniques to restore and maintain the normal integrity of the soft tissue structures, which include muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia.
Most people seek Myotherapy treatment when suffering from aches and pains though many seek treatment for injury prevention.
What to expect in a consultation?
A Myotherapy consultation will typically commence with thorough history taking followed by various muscular, joint, neurological and biomechanical testing. Combined with manual palpation of muscles and joints, a Myotherapist aims to identify the cause of one’s pain to ensure quick, effective and long lasting results.
Myotherapist employ various soft tissue manipulation techniques, together with other modalities such as:
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Myofascial Release
- Myofascial Dry Needling
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Joint Mobilization
- Hot/Cold Therapies
- Passive/Active Muscle Stretching
- Muscle Energy Technique
- Corrective & Rehabilitative Exercises
What conditions can a Myotherapist treat?
Myotherapists treat the cause as well as the symptoms of a wide range of conditions.
Some examples of conditions commonly treated by Myotherapists are:
- Back Pain
- Chronic Lower Back Pain
- Hip Pain
- Hip Impingement
- Shoulder Impingement
- Frozen Shoulder
- Neck Pain/Tightness
- Chronic Overuse (RSI)
- Tennis/Golfers Elbow
- Joint Pain
- Numbness & Tingling Sensations
- General Muscular Tightness
- Carpal Tunnel
- Knee & Thigh Pain
- Lower Leg & Ankle Pain
- Planter Fasciitis
- Shin Splints
- Elbow & Wrist Pain
- Pregnancy – pre/post natal complaints
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