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Myotherapy
What To Expect & When To Consider It

 

Myotherapists assess and physically treat myofascial pain, injury and dysfunction affecting movement and mobility. Myotherapy is applied in the preventative, corrective and rehabilitative phases of therapy to restore and maintain the normal integrity of the soft tissue structures (muscle, tendons, ligaments and fascia) of the body.

Pain or symptoms caused by muscle or fascia is described as Myofascial. Myofascial pain is usually not specific and is often described by the patient as a deep ache, tightness or tenderness in an area. Other symptoms can include reduced range of movement in muscles and joints, stiffness, fatigue, weakness, numbness or tingling sensations. there are many other symptoms depending on the condition and patient can have one or many symptoms.

Common conditions our Myotherapist treats include:

- Sporting and occupational injuries
- Stiffness and pain associated with poor posture
- Associated joint and vertebral dysfunction
- Acute and chronic conditions affecting function and mobility
- Scoliosis and kyphosis
- Headaches and migraines
- Acute and chronic stiffness and pain in lumbar, thoracic and cervical
- Chronic overuse injuries: tennis/ golfers elbow, carpal tunnel
- Acute and chronic sciatica
- Shoulder pain: frozen shoulder, bursitis
- Pregnancy massage
- Fibromyalgia
- Corrective and preventative exercises
- Arthritis
- Multiple sclerosis