Myotherapy @ Elwood Osteopathy

Our Myotherapists and Remedial Massage Therapists are known for their skilled hands-on work and Orthopedic assessments.

Orthopedics is a branch of medical science that deals with the prevention or correction of disorders of the skeleton, joints, soft tissue structures. Our philosophies are based on the approach of integrating Western medical principles and exercise prescription to maintain functional capacity.

Myotherapy Techniques

To dissipate the pain, your body may require a combination of techniques within a single treatment.

We pride ourselves on our hands on skills for myofascial release.

These may include:
Myofascial  Release:  manual  precise and sustained pressure applied to fascia and muscle.

Stretching: Active & Passive PNF 

Muscle Energy Technique: Locating specific tender points then placing the body in a maximum ease around the body.

Trigger Point Therapy

Soft tissue modalities and stretching works physically to:

  • Provide pain relief
  • Targets reduction / elimination of chronic pain
  • Enhance posture, body mechanics & range of motion
  • Enhance body awareness
  • Improve joint flexibility
  • Elevate energy and vitality
  • Release endorphins (your body's natural painkiller)
  • Support the immune system
  • Improve circulation

Soft tissue modalities and stretching  works physiologically to:

  • Enhance clarity and instil peace of mind
  • Promote healthy sleep patterns
  • Reduce stress, tension & anxiety