WHAT IS MYOTHERAPY?
Clinical Myotherapy aims to provide wholistic assessment, diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of muscular, neural and joint conditions that may arise from any sporting, overuse or workplace injuries. It also treats acute and chronic conditions such as migraines or sciatica.
A Clinical Myotherapist will use a wide range of treatment techniques including soft tissue manipulation, joint mobilisation, dry needling, cupping and exercise prescription, just to name a few.
At Melbourne Osteopathy Sports Injury Centre, our Myotherapists work in conjunction with other practitioners with the sole purpose of providing effective and efficient tailor made treatment programs. In addition to short-term pain relief, our aim is to also assist you in achieving any individual long-term health and lifestyle goals.
WHEN SHOULD I SEE A MYOTHERAPIST?
If you have pain or dysfunction that may be caused by the muscles such as Myofascial pain (usually non-specific and often described as a deep ache, tightness or tenderness) then a Myotherapist can help.
DO YOU NEED A REFERRAL TO SEE A MYOTHERAPIST?
No, you don’t a referral to see a Myotherapist. However, for Workcover claims it is necessary to get a referral from your doctor.
WHAT DO MYOTHERAPISTS TREAT?
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Back pain
- Neck pain and stiffness
- Tennis elbow
- Shoulder Pain
- Knee pain
- Shin splints
- Sports injuries
- Muscle aches
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION?
MY PAIN IS SEVERE AND I AM NOT SURE WHERE IT ORIGINATES. SHOULD I SEE A MYOTHERAPIST OR OSTEOPATH?
In order to save time at your initial consultation you can download and complete the Myotherapy New Patient form here:
New Patient Form – Myotherapy (PDF 988KB)