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What Is It? Myotherapy Melbourne

myotherapy melbourne“Myo” (meaning muscle) really sums up what myotherapy is. A myotherapist specialises in the treatment of muscular issues. In a myotherapy session we will assess and treat any pain and dysfunction your are experiencing and give you rehabilitative exercises to maintain the muscle at home.

Myotherapy treatment in Melbourne is focused toward the soft tissues of the body to make sure your body has optimal range of motion and strength. This allows any issues or injuries to recover as quickly as possible and to reduce the chances of the issue or injury reoccurring.

What Happens In A Session? | Myotherapy Melbourne

The myotherapists may do an extensive assessment at the beginning of the session myotherapy melbournedepending on the issue or injury to determine the cause of the symptom. A detailed history will be taking to account for any past issues that may be connected to the current problem. We may also go through some movement testing to assess the bio mechanics of your body and any movement patterns that may be contributing to the issue.

Myotherapy session can include a variety of techniques depending on the issue being treated and the clients comfort levels. Each myotherapist has their own preference for treatment modalities but will always discuss the options and let the client decide. Sessions may include deep tissue massage, cupping, dry needling, trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques, fascial release, joint mobilisation and corrective exercises.

Issues We Can Treat | Myotherapy Melbourne

Headaches, lower and upper back pain, RSI, joint pain, tennis elbow, golfers elbow, knee pain, achilles tendonitis, shin splints, frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis), hip pain, knee injuries, rotator cuff injuries and general muscular tightness and stiffness.

When Should I Come In? | Myotherapy Melbourne

Myotherapy can be used at any point in an injury or issue. Also you don’t need to wait until you have symptom or pain. Myotherapy can be used as a preventative treatment to maintain your body and minimise the risks of injury and dysfunction.

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A regular Myotherapy session from Myotherapy Melbourne can offer you numerous health benefits. From relieving pain to reducing muscular fatigue and from increasing blood flow to relieving tension and stress, this type of treatment is perfect for people of all ages and can treat a wide range of musculoskeletal issues.

Conditions We Treat:

Let’s have a look at some of the most common myofascial injuries and issues that can be easily treated using Myotherapy:

  • Acute and chronic back pain
  • Sporting and occupational injuries
  • Chronic overuse syndromes – carpal tunnel, tendonitis, RSI, Golfer’s/tennis elbow
  • Stiffness and pain associated with bad posture
  • Painful neck
  • Associated joint and vertebral dysfunction and aches
  • Headaches and Migraines
  • Pregnancy – prenatal/postnatal problems
  • Severe and persistent conditions influencing function and mobility
  • Shoulder pain, frozen shoulder, impingement syndrome
  • Chronic weakness syndrome, fibromyalgia syndrome
  • Knee, leg and foot ache
  • Patella tracking dysfunction
  • Shin splint
  • Ankle strains
  • Arthritis
  • Pain and musculoskeletal disorder linked to stress and tension
  • Head and finger tingling thoracic outlet syndrome

In order to come up with an effective treatment plan, our Myotherapists working at Myotherapy Melbourne will first conduct a detailed assessment. Once the detailed assessment is complete, the Myotherapist will then formulate a comprehensive treatment plan which may include one or more of the following treatment modalities. The type and duration of treatment technique used in your treatment plan will ultimately depend on your age, physical condition, and the severity of the problem.

Treatment Modalities

  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Postural Evaluation and Correction
  • Myofascial Dry needling
  • Corrective Exercises
  • Cupping
  • Soft Tissue Manipulation
  • Electrical Stimulations (TENS)

At Entegra Melbourne our myotherapists work alongside Doctor Melbourne to bring you modern healthcare encompassing western and alternative options