The Definition | Myotherapy Melbourne
Myotherapy is a manual therapy that is focussed on assessing, treating and rehabilitating muscular pain and dysfunction.
What We Do | Myotherapy Melbourne
Myotherapists use many different treatment options including a wide range of soft tissue techniques such as muscle energy technique, dry needling, cupping and joint mobilisation. Myotherapists can also use stretching, nutritional advice, exercise prescription, postural advice and education and heat and cold therapies.
Myotherapists use evidence-based treatment protocols and rehabilitation to treat many different musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction issues such as:
- Neck and shoulder pain
- Back pain
- Sports injuries
- Occupational injuries
- Rotator cuff problems
- Jaw pain and clicking
- Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain presentations
- Achilles tendinopathy and other ankle injuries
- Tennis elbow
The Session | Myotherapy Melbourne
At your initial Myotherapy consultation with Melbourne Natural Therapies you fill in a consent form and give us some relevant health history information. Our Myotherapist discuss the reason for your visit and do any necessary tests to make sure myotherapy treatment is appropriate. Some tests we may do include assessing your movement patterns, checking range of motion and checking for any replication of your pain. During the session the therapist may use techniques such as:
* Soft tissue manipulation
* Dry Needling
* Joint mobilisation
* Thermal therapies
* Myofacial stretching
The therapist will check with you to make sure you are comfortable with any of these treatment option before using them.
If you would like to book a myotherapy session to see how this great modality can benefit you give us a call or BOOK ONLINE