High Street Medical Hub
15 High Street, Glen Iris, Victoria 3146
What is a Myotherapy?
Myotherapy is a branch of manual medicine focused on the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated pathologies, It involves a physical evaluation and integrated therapeutic approach to affected muscles, joints, nerves, and associated viscera and used in the treatment of acute or chronic conditions and in preventative management.
Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy treatment for most common musculoskeletal conditions that result from improper posture, poor biomechanics and injury. The comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders and conditions caused by improper biomechanical functioning.
Myotherapy takes into account all aspects of health and wellness to treat patients-this includes not only physical but psychological and occupational aspects of the individual.
Somerset Myotherapy Group has skills and knowledge to apply a wide variety of other techniques including dry needling, cupping, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, joint mobilization, muscle energy technique, TENS machine, taping and corrective exercise.
Somerset Myotherapy Group can treat a range of disorders including:
Tennis elbow or Shin Splints
Rotator Cuff problems
Achilles Tendinopathy and other ankle injuries
Joint pain such as Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Neuro Pain such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What to expect at your first Myotherapy appointment
You should bring any medical records (such as x-rays reports) relating to your condition with you to your first appointment. The myotherapist will ask for your medical history along with questions relating to your condition, such as symptoms and current medication. This information will be strictly confidential – used only by the myotherapy to determine the cause of your symptoms.
The Myotherapist will also perform a series of examinations in order to determine the extent of the symptoms and whether they are myofascial. This will include testing of reflexes and examination of your joints. Depending on your medical condition, you may be referred to other healthcare professionals for further diagnosis and treatment.
What treatment methods do Myotherapists use?
Treatment depends on the diagnosis. Myotherapy involves a comprehensive physical evaluation and an integrated therapeutic approach to affected muscles, joints, nerves, and associated viscera, uses a range of techniques including:
Massage, including sports and remedial techniques
Myofascial Dry Needling
Vacuum Cupping for Myofascial Mobilization
Gently moving the patient’s affected body part through its range of
motion (passive and active stretching)
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Muscle Energy Technique
Various Soft Tissue Manipulations
Trigger Point Therapy (Acupressure)
Thermal (heat or cold) Therapy
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Most people with myofascial dysfunction will have pain relief within one to three sessions. Each session typically lasts one hour. You can book online here. If you have any difficulties booking online, please call 0416 576 971, or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Febie can speak English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
You can claim private health fund for a rebate