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What is the difference between Myotherapy and Remedial Massage?

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Being human we all need stress free and relax life, the research and case studies show that the remedial massage and myotherapy techniques are helpful to get relax life. Both are practiced in the preventative, corrective, and rehabilitation phases of therapy to restore and maintain the normal purity of the soft tissue structure.

How they are different from each other? Let’s get start to understand.

What is Myotherapy Massage?

Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy that focuses on the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated pathologies, reference by Wikipedia.

What Can Myotherapy Help Treat?

Back Pain and sciatica

Occupational injuries 

Facet joint irritation

Shoulder injuries

Muscles strains and tears

Tension headaches and migraines

What to Expect in an Initial Myotherapy Treatment Consultation

It is all about your first visit to Myotherapist. You will go through a detailed medical history, deep explaining imaging reports, questions about past injuries, and many things. Myotherapists find the sensitive trigger points that are very sensitive areas of tight muscle fibers that form in your muscles. This is the best technique to relieve tension with myotherapists using their hands, fingers, elbows, or knuckles. Found that massage may help reduce pain, anxiety, and depression in people with fibromyalgia when paired with traditional treatments. However, the massage therapist noted that more large-scale studies are needed to fully explore its effects.

What is Remedial Massage?

Remedial Therapy is a massage treatment that involves painful and tight muscles assessment, analysis, and treatment that causes movement dysfunction of your body. Deep tissue manipulation with a combination of other techniques such as trigger point therapy, myofascial release, stretching, and exercise are used to change the integrity of a muscle/ tendon/joint so that the client can return to normal function.

When should you visit Remedial Massage Therapist?

For tight or sore muscles.

To improve or prevent sports injury or performance.

To improve your boy posture.

If you have pain or tightness in an area of your body.

If you have lower back pain, headaches, or pain in joints including neck, elbows, hips, knees, or ankles.

If you are stretching and triggering but feel not getting anywhere.

If you are facing any specific issue give us a call or mail. Myotherapy Glen Iris can be used solely or with other therapies. You can share your feedback on myotherapy and remedial therapy or other treatments like physiotherapy, osteopathy, or chiropractic to suits you.


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