When Should you see a Myotherapist?
Anyone experiencing pain or limited mobility of all ages and walks of life can benefit from seeing a Myotherapist. Although Doctors and other health professionals referrals refer many patients are not essential. Some of the most common conditions myotherapy can help with are:
Soft Tissue Pain can present with many differing symptoms:
This pain can happen suddenly or over a long period of time and is normally due to excess physical or emotional stress in our day-to-day life. Excessive physical and emotional stress is frequently due to:
Have you ever noticed that you can’t move as far or as easily to one side compared to the other? The body should function evenly and without any pain on both sides. Restricted movement is one of the first signs of muscle dysfunction, a warning signal that things are not right even if there is no symptom of pain yet.
Sporting injuries affect the elite athlete and the recreational walker alike. They can impair performance, reduce stamina and prevent participation altogether. Myotherapy can assess and treat sports injuries, evaluate risk factors, identify possible causes of injuries and implement rehabilitation and prevention programs.
Most occupations leave workers prone to developing associated aches and pains. Some work places can create chronic conditions from tasks performed, while other injuries are via accidents. A Myotherapist treats the symptoms, identifies aggravating activities and assesses workstations; they can also develop self-management regimes to prevent the reoccurrence of symptoms.
Poor posture and body mechanics are the root cause of a large number of muscular problems as it places abnormal stresses on the soft tissue structures. Poor Posture often leads to one muscle group tightening while another weakens making it harder to maintain correct posture. Myotherapy treatments release these tight muscles allowing correct posture to be regained, while corrective exercise techniques are taught to strengthen any imbalances. Corrective postural techniques can be learned which can prevent many conditions from developing