Myo = muscle

Myotherapy is a specialised field of soft tissue therapy which focuses on releasing ‘trigger points’ in muscles. Trigger points are highly contracted areas (or knots) within a muscle which, if left untreated, can cause pain, muscular weakness, postural imbalance, restricted movement and/or fatigue. Trigger points can perpetuate muscular pain syndromes because they weaken a muscle and make it vulnerable to further injury.

Our Myotherapists use a variety of therapeutic tools, including deep tissue massage, corrective exercise and dry needling.

Myotherapy can benefit those experiencing:

  • Headache
  • Back pain
  • Compartment syndrome
  • R.S.I.
  • Tennis / Golfer’s elbow
  • Carpal / Tarsal tunnel syndromes
  • Stiff or painful neck
  • Plantar fasciitis
Benefits of Myotherapy:
  • assist in recovery from injury / training / overuse / pregnancy
  • improve mobility, posture and quality of sleep
  • provide marked relief from muscular pain, whether chronic or acute, thereby contributing to general wellbeing

Myotherapy is not recommended for those seeking a ‘relaxation massage’ as trigger point deactivation causes temporary pain reproduction prior to overall relief being reached.