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Myotherapy is a specialised form of muscle massage and stretching that uses deep manual pressure on specific spots on the body to release trigger points.

Myotherapy is a style very similar to and draws on a lot of techniques which similar to those of massage.

The treatment plan addresses not only the muscles as part of the focus but also the tissues that surround the muscle fibres (fascia, ligaments and tendons) and the techniques vary used.

Myotherapy techniques work through knots and release connective tissues primarily with pressure point work as well as decongesting the range of motion of joints and improving muscle reactivity.

At times dry needling is also used as an adjunct to the treatment plan.

Myotherapy can help with:

  • Knots in muscles
  • Muscle tension
  • Neck, back and shoulder pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Motor neurone diseases
  • Sports injury prevention and maintenance
  • Rehabilitation from injury and surgery
  • Tennis and golfers elbow