What is Myotherapy?

Musculoskeletal Therapy or Myotherapy is a branch of hands-on therapy that involves assessment, treatment and management of musculoskeletal issues, helping clients relieve pain and improve movement.

Myotherapy can be helpful in filling the gap between remedial massage and physiotherapy. As a client, you can expect your myotherapist to carry out a thorough physical evaluation and apply an integrated approach to treating affected muscles, joints, connective tissue and nerves.

Standard assessment methods such as neurological and functional tests are used to hone in on the cause of the issue, and a suite of treatment tools is used to aid in the improvement and recovery of your condition. Myotherapists take a holistic approach, working with clients to establish a treatment and rehabilitation plan that can involve follow up appointments, exercises and stretching.

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The Body Refinery Physiotherapy Needling Brisbane
Myotherapy The Body Refinery Brisbane

What conditions do myotherapists treat at The Body Refinery?

Our experienced myotherapist treats people of all ages and fitness levels, with a variety of injuries and health conditions.

People have found myotherapy to be beneficial for treating:

  • Lower back pain
  • Hip and knee paint
  • Upper back
  • Hypermobility
  • Neck and shoulder pain and discomfort
  • Headaches
  • Recovery from training/injury
  • Self-care leading into events such as triathlons
  • Stiff and sore joints

Our Myotherapist uses a variety of manual therapy techniques including: joint mobilisation, neurodynamic techniques, stretching and soft tissue techniques, such as dry needling and electro-dry needling, deep tissue massage and myofascial techniques (including cupping and trigger point therapy).

This service is claimable on private health (check with your health fund) and available in a 30 or 60 minutes treatment format. Book today through our App or on 07 3358 3915.

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