Myotherapy for Musculoskeletal Injuries

Back and Neck Pain

Myotherapy for back and neck pain in melbourne

The spine is the central structure of the body. it provides support for the limbs, pelvis and head. The human head is very heavy and we rely on our necks to support this. Many people subconsciously store stress around their neck and shoulders, causing active trigger points which may be very painful. 

Low back pain is caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain). Common causes include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, a fracture, a ruptured disc or arthritis.


Deactivating these trigger points and easing of tension in the muscles is vital for a healthy wellbeing.


Migraines & Headaches

Myotherapy for migraines & headaches in Melbourne

Migraines most often present as a one-sided headache of moderate to severe intensity, as is often described as being of a throbbing or pulsating sensation.

With consistent management and regular myotherapy sessions, you can minimise the occurrence of these migraines & headaches can be stimulated due to existing neck pain or upper back pain. We aim at working along the whole aspect of the neck and head regions and all surrounding musclea, which can affect and limit the blood flow and circulation.

Shoulder girlde Pain

Myotherapy for shoulder pain in Melbourne

The shoulder is a complex joint and it involves more muscles than any other joint in the body. A dysfunction in just one of these muscles may lead to a complete seizure of the joint, causing frozen shoulder.

Trigger points can have painful radiating symptoms and can be restrictive with everyday tasks.

A four week program is always a good way to treat this condition as it causes huge discomfort and needs to be eased into.

Myotherapy for pain managment

Shin Splints (Compartment Syndrome)

Myotherapy for shin pain in Melbourne

Shin splints” is the general name given to pain at the front of the lower leg. This is a condition which may occur as an onset of time away from regular excercise or just from general muscular tension. The fascial tissue surrounding the lower limb muscles becomes restricted and prevents the muscle from expanding, causing trauma and pain.

A four week program is always a good way to treat this condition as it causes huge discomfort and needs to be eased into.

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Myotherapy for tennis elbow pain in Melbourne

Lateral epicondylitis, or "tennis elbow," as it is commonly referred to, is an overused injury caused by inflammation at the elbow, where the tendons of the forearm extensor muscles insert into the humerus.

This condition can be very distressing, especially for those who are professional athletes, or even beginners. Correct rehabilitation via controlling the inflammation in this condition is most vital to speed up recovery time.

Plantar Fasciatis

Myotherapy for plantar fasciatis pain in Melbourne

Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammatory condition caused by excessive strain to the plantar fascia of the foot.

This pain will most likely be worse first thing when you wake up and take your few couple of steps in the morning.  

Podiatry treatment combined with myotherapy can greatly benefit those who suffer from this condition.

Apart of your treatment self care exercises and education on management methods of your injury will also be discussed with your therapist. 

Plantar fasciitis can be very discomforting .

Myotherapy for full potential movement

TMJ (Jaw Pain)

Myotherapy for jaw pain in Melbourne

TMJ temporomandibular joint, if trauma or damage to this joint occurs it can lead to severe localised or referral pain. (TMJ syndrome

The cause to this may be due to Injury due to trauma, jaw misalignment, grinding whilst sleeping, stress or arthritis within the joint.

Some symptoms may include the following:

  • Headaches
  • Ear pain
  • Pain in temple area
  • Stiff or sore jaw muscles after eating and chewing
  • locking of the jaw joint


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Myotherapy for carpal tunnel syndrome pain in Melbourne

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can be caused based on a few factors, conditions based on illness due to inflammation, RSI repetitive strain injuries due to occupational use of hands, trauma, injury or space occupying legions such as bone spurs placing pleasure on the median nerve. Leading to weakness in the hands, neurological symptoms of numbness and tingling and atrophy of the muscles in you're palm.

Intervention through the practice of MYOTHERAPY where applying soft/deep tissue therapy, stretching & strengthening programs to decrease pain and discomfort caused by carpal tunnel syndrome.

Golfer's Elbow

Myotherapy for elbow pain in Melbourne

Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow), usually caused due to excessive use of the flexor muscle group in the forearms. 

Causing pain and inflammation at the origin of the flexor muscle group tendons. Inside the inner elbow joint.

Repetitive hand flexing or gripping movements generally are the cause.

Sporting leisure's such as tennis, squash or golf players are at high risk. 

Occupations that involve using screw drivers, hammers or holding a brush are also at risk of developing medial epicondylitis a common overuse injury.

Symptoms may include:

  • Sharp shooting pain when gripping
  • Loss of strength in grip
  • Pain inside the inner elbow
  • Over training during weight lifting exercises

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Myotherapy a physical therapy to treat and prevent pain

RSI

Myotherapy for RSI pain in Melbourne

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term used to describe the pain felt in muscles, nerves and tendons caused by repetitive movement and overuse. 


It's also known as work-related upper limb disorder, or non-specific upper limb pain.


Fibromyalgia

Myotherapy for fibromyalgia pain in Melbourne

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread pain and tenderness in the body. Each person with fibromyalgia will have their own set of symptoms. There is no cure for fibromyalgia, but symptoms can be managed through the intervention of Myotherapy

Tendon & Ligaments Straines/Sprains

Myotherapy for ligament pain in Melbourne

A sprain is a stretch or tear in a ligament. Ligaments are bands of fibrous tissue that connect bones to bones at joints. A strain is also a stretch or tear, but it happens in a muscle or a tendon. Tendons link muscles to the bones.

Early myotherapy intervention and consistent myotherapy management can help prevent sprains and strains from these occurrence through the limitation of hypertonic muscle tension. (tight muscles)