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Most people seek Myotherapy treatment when suffering from aches and pains though many receive treatment to prevent injury.

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What is Myotherapy?

Myotherapy is the assessment, management and the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, which may cause muscular dysfunction and pain thus affecting mobility and movement. Myotherapists use a broad range of methods to assist in the restoration and the maintenance of the correct integrity of the soft tissue structures of the body (tendons, muscles, fascia and ligaments).

Trigger points that are found deep within muscles are an example of muscle dysfunction that can cause local tenderness, deep aching pain, referred pain limiting flexibility and strength. Using palpation skills Myotherapists can highlight trigger points and deactivate them using a range of soft tissue manipulation methods.

Muscular dysfunction can caused by trauma, misuse or overload of muscles arising from sporting, occupational or recreational activities.


What conditions can a Myotherapist treat?

Myotherapists focus on the underlying cause as well as the symptoms of a variety of conditions. Some examples of conditions commonly treated by Myotherapists are:

  • Neck & backpain
  • Sciatica
  • Tennis/Golfers elbow
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Pregnancy and Post Pregnancy pain issues
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Chronic Overuse (RSI)
  • Joint pain
  • General tightness
  • Knee, hip & ankle pain
  • Elbow & wrist pain

What treatment methods do Myotherapists utilise?

Myotherapists use a range of soft tissue manipulation methods, together with other modalities such as dry needling, trigger point therapy, hot and cold therapies, deep tissue massage, active/passive muscle stretching, electro-mechanical stimulation and rehabilitative or corrective exercises.

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