Are you after a DEEP massage that provides great results? Then Myotherapy is for you!
Megan Ferguson and Stephanie Varney offer Myotherapy at Osteopathy on Canterbury & Complementary Therapies. They are both experienced practitioners and accredited members of the Institute of Registered Myotherapists of Australia (IRMA).
What is Myotherapy?
Myotherapy is a manual muscle therapy that involves the assessment and treatment of soft tissue injury. Myotherapy is applied in the preventative, corrective and rehabilitative phases of therapy in order to restore and maintain the normal integrity of the soft tissue structures (muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia) of the body.
A Myotherapist uses a wide range of techniques including:
- Soft tissue manipulation
- Deep tissue massage
- Myofascial release
- Trigger Point therapy
- Joint mobilisation
- Thermal therapy
Unique to Myotherapy, they are also experts in:
- Dry Needling
- Use of TENS machines
Myotherapy is used to treat a wide range of complaints including:
- Muscular strains
- Stiffness and pain associated with poor posture
- Chronic overuse syndromes – RSI, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome
- Frozen shoulder
- Sports and occupational injuries
- Pain and dysfunction associated with stress and tension
Private health funds provide varying levels of cover for Myotherapy treatment. Please contact your health fund for full details of these benefits.
Megan Ferguson and Stephanie Varney are members of IRMA, the national professional body representing Myotherapists.