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What is Myotherapy?

Myotherapy focuses on evidence based assessment and treatment of soft tissue injuries, muscle and joint dysfunction and pain. A myotherapist uses treatment techniques such as deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, dry needling and cupping, plus an extensive evaluation to restore function of any affected muscles, joints and nerves.

How and what is treated??

Myotherapists use various soft tissue manipulation techniques during treatment such as trigger point therapy, dry needling, deep tissue massage, hot and cold therapies, passive/ active muscle stretching and cupping. The care does not end when you leave the room as corrective/rehabilitative exercises or postural re-education may be given so as you can continue your recovery at home.

How long is an appointment?

Generally appointments are 45mins, although depending on how many areas of the body require treating, 30mins and 60mins are also available.

What qualifications do Myotherapists have?

A practising myotherapist must hold one of the following qualifications:

  • BHSc (Clinical Myotherapy)
  • BHSc (Myotherapy)
  • Adv Dip (Myotherapy)

Courses take three years for either BHSc qualification for the AdvDip (Myotherapy). Once completed graduates of these qualifications are eligible to join Myotherapy Association Australia and to qualify for Myotherapy provider status with private health insurers.

Sarah holds her qualification from RMIT and is a registered member of Myotherapy Association Australia.

Is a referral required?

No, you do not require a referral to see a myotherapist.

Do you bulk bill?

No, we do not have this option at our clinic. All payments are required on the day of the adjustment. We accept cash, eftpos and all major credit cards.

Can I receive rebates for treatment?

All treatments can be claimed on the spot through your private health extras cover with the use of our HICAPS facility. All you need to do is pay the gap!

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