Are you looking for Myotherapy services in Altona Meadows? Do you suffer from pain in your low back, shoulders, knees, neck or other joints in your body? Then the Myotherapist at Meadows Life Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre can help!

What is Myotherapy in Altona Meadows?

Myotherapy is a hands-on  treatment similar to massage therapy. It’s designed to treat, manage and prevent muscle strains, joint sprains and other pains and injuries. The myotherapist uses a wide range of muscle techniques, including massage, to help injured workers and athletes. Myotherapists also prescribe rehab exercises to help promote proper repair and restore function.

What Conditions Do Myotherapists in Altona Meadows treat?

With their wide range of skills and further education, Myotherapists can treat a whole host of conditions that include:

  • Low Back Pain,
  • Sciatica,
  • Frozen shoulder (Adhesive capsulitis),
  • Hip pain,
  • Runner’s knee and other sports injuries,
  • Ankle sprains,
  • Post-surgical treatment of:
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstructions.

Myotherapy can also be used in conjunction with Chiropractic, Osteopathy or Physiotherapy to achieve better results and return to proper function. That’s why our myotherapists at Meadows Life Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre work closely with our chiropractors. This combined approach helps our practice members get the best results.

Who can use Myotherapy in Altona Meadows?

Anyone can see our Myotherapist in Altona Meadows. The most suitable people who can benefit from Myotherapy include:

  • Athletes: Footy players, Cricketers, Golfers, Athletics, Runners, Triathletes, etc can all benefit from Myotherapy and help them raise their game,
  • Tradies: Carpenters, Plumbers, Electricians, Plasterers, Caulkers and those whose jobs are quite physical,
  • Office workers: Sitting too long, Stressed, People who have piles of work to do on their desk.

If you need a myotherapy session to address your conditions today, call us on 9315 8888 or book online here.

How is Myotherapy in Altona Meadows different from Remedial massage therapy?

Myotherapy is different from remedial massage therapy in three different ways:

  1. Their Focus,
  2. Their Range of Skills,
  3. Their Education

The Myotherapist’s Focus

The focus of the myotherapist at Meadows Life Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre is to address specific muscle problems to help repair it to proper function. This is different from a remedial massage therapist who focuses on reducing general muscle and body tension.

The Myotherapist’s Range of Skills

The myotherapist at Meadows Life Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre have a greater range of skills than a remedial massage therapist. They can help restore and improve function more than just relaxing and reducing tension.

Besides basic massage techniques, the Meadows Life Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre myotherapist is skilled in:

  • Deep tissue massage,
  • Dry-needling,
  • Cupping,
  • Muscle stretching,
  • Joint mobilisation,
  • Taping.

(Click on the techniques above to learn more about them.)

  • Myotherapy can be regarded as an extension to remedial massage.

Along with their treatment techniques, a myotherapist helps to manage proper repair and restore function by  prescribing:

  • Stretches,
  • Rehabilitative exercises,
  • Lifestyle and workplace advice.

The Myotherapist’s Education

Our Myotherapist in Altona Meadows gain a deeper knowledge of the human body and have a broader range of techniques than remedial massage therapists from the 3 years it takes for them to gain a degree in myotherapy. This is 1.5 years more than a diploma-qualified remedial massage therapist. Our myotherapist, Lenora, has not only completed the Diploma of Myotherapy but she is also currently undertaking her final year of her Myotherapy Degree from Southern School of Natural Therapies and should be fully qualified by July.

Are you ready to make an appointment?

If you wish to have a myotherapy session or have more questions regarding myotherapy, call us today on 9315 8888 or click here to book online! We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Myotherapy and Private Health Cover:

*Myotherapy sessions can be claimed through private health insurance Extras Cover. Benefits will vary dependent on coverage and other factors. If you have questions, please speak to your private health insurer.

Addressing The Cause

Our intention at Point Cook Chiropractic Health & Wellness Centre is to help you address the Cause of the Symptoms that you may present with. We look for and correct the underlying shifts in the spine that is responsible for these symptoms through chiropractic adjustments and appropriate advice on exercises and lifestyle changes.

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Man with low back pain at Meadows Life Chiropractic Health & Wellness