What do our team of Myotherapists and Osteopaths treat?

  • Musculoskeletal issues strain / sprain or tears
  • Sports injuries, or pain while exercising
  • Pelvic instability
  • Pre or post natal musculoskeletal concerns
  • Headaches/ migraines
  • Whiplash
  • Neck and back pain
  • Joint pain
  • Occupational injuries
  • Frozen shoulder / rotator cuff concerns
  • Gait and plantar fasciitis / Achilles tendinopathy and other ankle injuries
  • Jaw pain and clicking associated with potential bruxism
  • Fibromyalgia and other chronic pain presentations
  • Disc bulges and sciatica
  • Visceral pain / and symptomatic conditions such as constipation

How do Myotherapists Treat?

Myotherapists may use massage in their treatments, when warranted, but they also call upon a wide range of other evidence-based treatment approaches and skill-sets which in addition to manual therapy including:

  • Soft tissue massage / deep tissue massage
  • Dry needling
  • Cupping
  • Joint mobilization
  • Sports and kinesio taping
  • Thermo and electro-therapeutic techniques
  • Stretching and exercise prescription
  • Education about pain management, load management, activity modification and/or lifestyle modification

You don’t need to be in pain to visit a Myotherapist. Once symptoms have settled treatment may focus on restoring optimal activity (rehabilitation), reducing the likelihood of further injury and keeping you moving and performing at your best.

How do Osteopaths treat?

Osteopaths are musculo-skeletal experts that use gentle techniques within the treatment, focusing on the free motion and alignment of the body framework and utilizing the important link between the structure of the body and its function.

  • Osteopathic techniques commonly used during a treatment include:
  • Soft tissue massage
  • Articulation – joints are taken through their natural range of motion to improve movement
  • Muscle energy technique, to lengthen shortened muscles and increase range of motion of a tight joint
  • Joint mobilization
  • Joint manipulation
  • Dry needling
  • Stretching & exercise prescription
  • Education about pain management, load management, activity modification and/or lifestyle modification

Many patients are referred to osteopaths by their doctors, other health practitioners or even through word of mouth. However, as osteopaths are primary care practitioners, you can make an appointment directly without a referral.