About Myotherapy

Myotherapy is a multi-skilled physical therapy based around the professional treatment of muscles and soft tissues. It can be applied in the preventative, corrective and rehabilitative phases of therapy to restore normal integrity of the soft tissue structure.

 

What does a Myotherapist do?

  • Deep tissue massage and a variety of specific massage techniques

  • Thermal therapies

  • Electromechanical stimulation

  • Myofascial dry needling (acupuncture needles)

  • Corrective and rehabilitative exercises

  • Manual lymphatic drainage

When to visit a Myotherapist

  • When you have pain, particularly aching pain that lasts longer than a few days

  • When movement is restricted

  • If suffering head / neck or back aches and strains

  • For sports or occupational induced injury

  • Pain associated with stress

  • When your health practitioner recommends you

  • If you feel tight or just not quite right and need relaxing

Common complaints treated

  • General aches and pains

  • Repetitive use injuries e.g; tennis elbow / golfers elbow

  • Rotator cuff shoulder pain / frozen shoulder

  • Sciatica

  • Headaches / migraine

  • Low back pain

  • Shin splints / compartment syndrome

  • Heel pain / plantar fasciitis

  • Sport injuries

  • Jaw pain / TMJ

  • Foot pain, knee pain, hip pain, neck pain

 

 

Myotherapists at SGTC are registered with the Institute of Myotherapists of Australia (IRMA) which is your guarantee that they are well trained, qualified and accredited professionals.

 

 

You can claim through most Private health insurers for Myotherapy services, and at SGTC you can cliam on the spot with Hicaps.

Marsha Livingstone
Jim Hamilton
Haydie-May Watson
Sarah Jordan
Tess Harland

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