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.

Myofascial Cupping

Practiced as a form of traditional therapy around the world, cupping is honored for its’ safe, comfortable and effective treatment for many health disorders.

The technique is based on applying a glass cup and using a small flame to create a negative pressure, causing suction between the  cup and the skin.
In Western traditions cupping is very effective for muscular skeletal disorders.

Cupping is also excellent for:

  • Reducing scar tissue in the repair phase of an injury
  • Releasing muscular tension
  • Increasing blood circulation
  • Stimulating digestion
  • Helping calm the nervous system
  • Activating the lymphatic system (the body’s defensive mechanism)
  • Decreasing pain