Clinical Myotherapy

What is Clinical Myotherapy?

Myotherapy is the evidence based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions. Natures Calm Embrace's Myotherapists hold a qualification of either a three year Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy) or a two year Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy.

In common with other allied health practices Myotherapists utilise a wide range of evidence based treatment approaches and skill, which in addition to manual therapy, assists with muscular pain and dysfunction. Clinical Myotherapy is an effective type of manual therapy. Our experienced Myotherapists are trained to assess, treat, and manage soft tissue pain and dysfunction, and every treatment is tailored to your body’s specific requirements.

Natures Calm Embrace, Narre Warren, Myotherapists have trained to treat and rehabilitate soft tissues injuries; from direct trauma and sporting injuries, to rehabilitation after surgery and common everyday dysfunctions such as; postural issues from office work and muscles tightness/weakness from sedentary lifestyles. 

Natures Calm Embrace, Narre Warren, Myotherapist skill set and treatment options for you may include trigger point therapy, joint mobilisation, dry needling, cupping, stretching, exercise and rehabilitation programs, pain management.

Most of all, Natures Calm Embrace, Narre Warren, Myotherapists treat soft tissue overload or “Muscular Dysfunction”. The most common dysfunctions are a direct result of daily poor postures adopted while we work, eat, move and sleep!

Regular Myotherapy will:

  • Reduce muscle pain and tension by removing myofascial trigger points
  • Stimulate Soft Tissue Healing by improving blood circulation around the body
  • Reduce Swelling by stimulating the bodies lymphatic system
  • Increase range of movement by improving joint mobility and relaxing muscles
  • Improve Sleep by reducing cortisol hormone levels activated by stress
  • Reduced anxiety and depression by releasing feel-good endorphins

Regular Myotherapy can help with the following:

Myotherapists provide evidence-based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for a wide range of musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions, for example:

  • Back pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Sports injuries
  • Shoulder pain and/or weakness
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Rotator cuff problems
  • Tender hands, carpal tunnel, tight forearms and aching elbows
  • Tennis & golfers elbow
  • Occupational injuries
  • Hip/buttock pain and/or weakness
  • Aching swollen knees
  • Shin splints
  • Achilles tendinopathy and other ankle injuries
  • Jaw pain and clicking
  • Disc injuries
  • Lower back pain and stiffness
  • Tight, painful achilles and/or calves
  • Sore feet and plantar fascia issues
  • Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain presentations
  • Post injury pain/weakness (after plaster/slings/crutches)
  • Post surgery pain/weakness (after prolonged bed rest/trauma/scar care)
  • Digestive problems
  • Circulation problems
  • Lymphatic drainage

You don’t need to be in pain to visit a Myotherapist. Once symptoms have settled treatment may focus on restoring optimal activity (rehabilitation), reducing the likelihood of further injury and keeping you moving and performing at your best.