Myotherapist assess and physically treat myofascial pain, injury or 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 of the body (muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia).
Depending on the particular problem, a myotherapist may use a combination of modalities such as;
- Soft Tissue Manipulation
- Myofascial stretching
- TENS machine
- Dry Needling
- Thermo therapy, cryotherapy
- Rehabilitative Exercises
- Stretching exercises
- Strength exercises
- Proprioceptive exercises
- Plyometric exercises
- Functional Exercises/ or sports specific exercises
When can Myotherapy help?
- For aches, pain or discomfort at rest or on movement
- Those with sports or occupational induced injuries
- To increase range of motion and decrease tension around joints
- To restore muscle balance and improve posture
- To reduce recovery time and soreness after exercise