When do you need Myotherapy Treatment?
Myofacial pain strikes with common symptoms like: reduced joint mobility, stiff joints, numbness, deep and constant aching, muscle tingling, tightness, pins and needles, recurrent prickling, etc. Myotherapy treats the symptoms as well as the cause of myofacial pain by restoring and maintaining the typical integrity of soft tissue structures (tendons, muscles, fascia and ligaments).
Here are some of the techniques that we use:
Massage and stretching, including sports and remedial techniques
Passive stretching, involving softly moving the affected body part within its range of motion
Trigger Point Therapy (acupressure)
Hot and cold therapy
Myofacial Dry needling
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) therapy
Posture Correction and corrective exercise
Postural advice and education
Nutritional advice and exercise prescription
Myotherapy Treatment can also treat a broad range of ailments including: tension, headache, overuse injury such as shin splints or tennis elbow, sports injuries, some types of prolonged back pain, joint pain, muscle sprains, shoulder impingement syndrome and pain caused by poor posture.
Furthermore, if you are suffering from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and carpal tunnel syndrome, Alternative Myotherapy in Brunswick can provide great comfort to your pain. With Myotherapy treatment, patients ailing from multiple sclerosis also experience reductions in inflammation.
Myotherapy to treat Trigger Points
Trigger points are one of the most common ailments that can be treated with Myotherapy. Trigger points are the areas of knotted or tight muscle fibres that are often caused by injury, disease or stress. Ali, the myotherapist at Alternative Myotherapyhas over 10 years of experience in the Coburg, Thornbury and Brunswick area of Melbourne. He first analyses the trigger points of pain, the next step involves locating and diffusing the trigger points of pain through applying pressure. This may also include a series of exercises to stretch the muscles that have been relaxed by the therapy.
Elimination of these trigger points can aid relieve chronic and intense pain. Moreover, you don’t even need a doctor’s consultation before booking an appointment with a Myotherapist in Melbourne. Myotherapy treatment may also include: remedial massage, dry needling, cupping, posture correction and other allied therapies, all offered from our clinic in the heart of Brunswick.