Elite Myotherapy – Leading Myotherapists of Melbourne
Myotherapy (muscular therapy) is the assessment of muscular injury and dysfunction, the application of various physical therapies to treat pain and the rehabilitation of the soft tissue and underlying causes. These underlying causes may have symptoms such as general aches and pains, headaches, neck or back pain, joint stiffness, neurological symptoms or reduced flexibility.
Myotherapy treatments decrease pain and improve physical mobility and ability through improved muscular strength and flexibility, and correct body function. Myotherapists assess all affected muscles, ligaments and tendons for healthy body function, correcting movement dysfunctions which may prevent the recovery of an injury or lead to a reoccurrence.
What to expect from Myotherapy Treatment
In your initial consultation we strive to gain an understanding of relevant lifestyle factors which may have contributed to your discomfort, including occupational, recreational such as activities, diet and past injuries.
A physical assessment is conducted to determine which treatment is most suitable for your condition. This assessment may include;
An initial consultation will take up to 75 minutes, including treatment which may involve a combination of the following:
For your convenience, our Myotherapists are located in 7 locations throughout Melbourne:
Benefits of Myotherapy
Our patients seek myotherapy to treat a particular ailment, and complete their treatment as a more energetic, stronger and happier person. When one area of your body is out of sync, it can affect other areas, so by fixing these problems we improve our patient’s quality of life in numerous areas.
Everyday activity such as prolonged sitting at a desk, bending over, heavy lifting and repetitive movements can not only misalign your back, but cause other areas such as your neck, shoulders and wrists to be inflamed. Our patients are often note that their posture feels more aligned, lower back tightness has reduced, and muscular pain and stiffness has disappeared. This enables improvements in flexibility, strength and energy levels.
The massage therapy used in myotherapy has been found to reduce stress levels, blood pressure and hypertension. Reducing stress leads to an improved quality of sleep and immunity levels.
Myotherapy offers safe and beneficial treatment for women during pregnancy. During pregnancy your body undergoes hormonal, mental and physical changes. These changes impact posture, weight bearing joints, tension throughout the body, hormone levels and stress. We provide a caring and considerate environment where you will feel at ease during your treatment.
You’ll also be happy to know that myotherapy is a natural treatment, eliminating the need for medication or surgery for many patients.
Myotherapy treats a wide range of soft tissue pain and injuries, such as back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, ITB friction syndrome, jaw pain and TMJ, migraines, headaches, neck pain, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, shoulder pain, tennis elbow, whiplash, thoracic outlet syndrome, sprains and strains and other injuries occurred from occupational or recreational activity or normal living activity.
Why is Elite Myotherapy Unique?
The Elite Myotherapy Philosophy is unique. We are a dedicated, Award Winning Myotherapy Practice that carefully hand selects its practitioners to be focused solely on our unique treatment of myotherapy.
Our highly qualified training officer and quality assurance practices ensure our team maintains the highest ethical standards and medical knowledge with the very best technology at their disposal. Our focus is improving your well being!
Elite Myotherapy has a unique approach to their treatment philosophy that has seen us become the trusted therapists to the Essendon Football Club, Melbourne Storm, Australian Ballet, Australian Sprint Kayak Team, Sydney Olympics, Melb Commonwealth Games, International Womens Tennis Tour and the Australian Open Tennis.
I am the proud Founder and General Manager of this very unique and highly experienced 20-year-old business that specialises in restoring people’s lives through identifying and correcting the source of pain in a non-intrusive manner.
My background is in Myotherapy and I have lectured at RMIT University,Victoria University and The Australian College of Sports Therapy. I was Vice President and Professional Development coordinator on the board of Myotherapy Association ( IRMA) for over 10 years and took a lead role coordinating the professional development program for members. My passion is health, vitality and empowering others to be at their best.
I have worked as part of the medical team for the Sydney and Athens Olympic Teams, coordinated the Myotherapy and Massage department for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games as well as travelled internationally for 8 years with the top 100 International women’s tennis players (WTA) and continue to work at the Australian Open Tennis tournament and with the Australian Institute of sport and National Tennis Academy’s tennis program. With this experience, I personally hand select my team from the most experienced Myotherapists in the country who have also worked at elite athlete level. We have developed a unique system that enables quick identification of a body’s dysfunction and its effective correction.
With friendly advice, our passionate team will efficiently take on your health challenge, giving you peace of mind that your body is in great hands.