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Myotherapy

Myotherapy is a physical therapy designed to prevent, treat and manage musculoskeletal pain and associated pathologies. 

Myotherapy plays a unique role in helping the body recover from musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders. 
A primary care allied health professional who treats muscle and joint-related pain and dysfunction. 

 

What can Myotherapy help with?

a range of acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain and disorders. These include: 

  • Myofascial pain

  • Lower back pain 

  • Tension headaches and migraines 

  • Sports injuries, such as muscle sprains, strains and tears 

  • Tendinopathy 

  • Degenerative joint pain 

  • Rehabilitation from surgery 

How is Myotherapy performed?

  • Soft tissue therapy 

  • Trigger point therapy 

  • Muscle Energy Technique

  • Myofascial dry needling 

  • Myofascial cupping therapy 

  • Deep Tissue

  • Neuromuscular

  • Myofascial Release

  • Joint mobilization 

  • Corrective and rehabilitative exercises 

  • Manipulation 

  • Stretching

  • Electrotherapy 

  • Kinesiology taping

What can I expect from my first Myotherapy appointment?

Depending on your physical complaint, this assessment may involve:

  • Examining the affected joints and associated muscles

  • Testing your reflexes

  • Checking your range of movement

  • Examining your gait

  • Assessing your posture

  • Palpation

  • Using orthopaedic, neurological and functional testing to assess your injury or complaint

Once your Myotherapist has identified the right treatment or pain management plan, you will receive your first myotherapy treatment.
Your Myotherapist may provide advice on self-care strategies and exercises to utilize at home, as well as adjustments you can make to your daily routine to reduce your symptoms.

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