Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy used to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement caused by muscle or myofascia dysfunction. Myofascia is the thin, fibrous sheets of tissue that surround and separate muscles. Ligaments and tendons are comprised of bundled myofascia. Myotherapist will perform the treatment by different techniques including dry needling, cupping, joint mobilization and myofacial release.
Four Steps of Myotherapy treatment:
Swedish massage is a smooth, gentle flowing style of massage designed to promote an overall sense of calmness and deep relaxation. It improves circulation, enhances the range of movement, and gives relief from minor muscle tension with special essential oils.
Deep Tissue Massage reaches deeper layers of muscles. It is used to break down knots and relieve pressure points throughout the body. This massage is beneficial for athletes and those who sit for long periods of time.
A variety of techniques are used including deep tissue, trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques, and myofascial release. It improves mobility and flexibility and facilitates the removal of toxins. Remedial Massage can assist in treating any number of conditions such as back pain, headaches, neck stiffness, arthritis, frozen shoulder, plantar fascists, and tennis elbow.
Physical pressure is applied to acupuncture points by the hand, elbow, or with various devices. The purpose of acupressure is to stimulate the body's own recuperative powers by stimulating the various points on the body. It is beneficial for removing energy blockages by diffusing the toxic build-up accumulates in the muscle tissue.
Sports massage can prevent injuries and restore mobility to injured muscle tissue and boost performance. Deep massage enables fluids and nutrients to pass through the tissue membrane. This helps remove waste products such as lactic acid and encourages the muscles to take up oxygen and nutrients, helping them recover quickly.
Pregnancy massage can help you cope with the changes to your body that occur while you are pregnant. It is used to reduce stress, reduce swelling in the arms and legs and relieve muscle and joint pain in pregnant women. It can be especially useful to ease discomfort at a time when you can't use some medicines.