What Is Myotherapy

Myotherapy is a hands-on therapy which assesses, treatsand rehabilitated musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. It is intended to restore soft tissue structures such as muscles and fascia to their normal states.

Why It Works

Myotherapy incorporates trigger-point therapy and a wide range of soft tissue massage and manipulation, including muscle energy techniques, dry needling, and joint mobilisation. These combined techniques lead to tissue change at a deep physiological level and results in improved mobility and function and decreased pain. Myotherapists will also give you advice on stretching, specific exercises, self-massage techniques and foam rolling.

There is no specific time to seek treatment as your problem will be affected by many factors such as mechanism of injury, occupation, level of exercise and previous injuries. However, early intervention and management of the problem usually leads to the best results. A regular myotherapy treatment specific to your needs is beneficial to keep your muscles at their best and as a preventative for further injuries. Ideally, a treatment every 1–4 weeks will be highly beneficial in helping to maintain flexibility and movement, reduce pain and reduce the impact of injury to your activities of daily living.

Who Should Have It

Anyone experiencing pain symptoms associated with muscle or fascia such as:

  • aching
  • muscle tightness
  • weakness in muscles
  • stiff joints
  • headaches
  • reduced mobility
  • general muscle soreness.

Techniques of Myotherapy include:

  • deep tissue massage
  • sports massage
  • trigger-point therapy
  • myofascial release
  • dry needling
  • cupping
  • muscle energy technique
  • mobilisation
  • passive stretching

Myotherapy FAQ

What is Myotherapy ?
Myotherapy is a branch of manual medicine focused on the treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions. Myotherapists assess and treat the connective tissue (muscle, tendons, ligaments, joint capsules, tissue coverings) using mostly direct hands-on techniques.
What is the difference between Myotherapy and Remedial Massage Therapy?
Both therapies primarily practise with massage and manual therapy as their main focus. However, a Myotherapist has more extensive training to offer the widest range of techniques to help manage and treat pain and injury. A Myotherapist has an Advanced Diploma or a Bachelor degree, compared to a remedial massage therapist who will have a diploma or certificate.

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Why Us

Comprehensive Treatment

A thorough assessment and a treatment plan is designed which is tailored specifically to your needs


Registered Practitioners

All our practitioners are registered with AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency)

Highly Trained & Skillful

Highly qualified practitioners with at least 4 years of study plus part of our Continuing Education Program

Multiple Treatment Styles

Manual therapy, Manipulation, Dry needling, Exercise therapy, Pilates, Hydrotherapy and Cupping

Comfortable Environment

Our aim is to make you feel comfortable, safe and well cared for as if you were in your own home

State-Of-The-Art Premises

We’re part of the medical hub of Lilydale and have access to an extensive range of medical services on site.

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Client Testimonials

Zoe Rowell

I always have a wonderful experience when visiting! The reception staff are always super-helpful and accommodating and I am always greeted with a smile! The physiotherapist I see gives stretches and strengthening exercises to complete between visits if follow-up appointments are needed! Thanks for your awesome work!

Zoe Rowell

Frank Mount Evelyn

I have been going to this clinic for over 3 years after suffering near-fatal injuries from a car accident. The Physiotherapists who have been treating me have all been very caring, gentle and courteous whilst ensuring all of my needs were met. There was never an issue that they did not overcome with either treatment or the supply of ergonomic devices. My treatment is coming to an end as I now progress onto self-managing my health and wellbeing with regular sessions at the local gym, which they also organised. The administration staff are fantastic people who also treated me with the utmost respect and assistance. Thanks, Team!!!

Frank Mount Evelyn

Amelia Essex-Clark

I have been seeing Rhiannon since the beginning of the year and helped me to manage and improve long term.

Amelia Essex-Clark

Holly Gibson

Rhiannon is a wonderful Myotherapist who cares about her clients.

Holly Gibson

Chris Musgrove

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, I was referred to Jade, whom I have no hesitation in recommending. She has been able to help through planning and careful management, meaning that frequent appointments were not required. My health was in her best interest. Truly a great service.

Chris Musgrove

Norm Hope

Found my physiotherapist, Ken, to be extremely competent, compassionate and showing great empathy. Can highly recommend him

Norm Hope

Roslyn Shipton

As a long-time sufferer of neck pain, it has taken me a long time to find a physio team that listen and act accordingly

Roslyn Shipton

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