What is Myotherapy?

Myotherapy (muscular therapy) is the assessment of muscular injury and dysfunction.

Myotherapy treatments decrease pain and improve physical mobility and ability through improved muscular strength and flexibility, and correct body function.

When one area of your body is out of sync, it can affect other areas.

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Benefits of Myotherapy

Everyday activity such as prolonged sitting, bending, lifting and repetitive movements can misalign your back, and cause other areas such as your neck and shoulders to be inflamed.

Our patients seek myotherapy to treat a particular ailment, and complete their treatment as a more energetic, stronger and happier person.

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What to expect at your treatment

In your initial consultation we strive to gain an understanding of relevant lifestyle factors which may have contributed to your discomfort, including occupational, recreational such as activities, diet and past injuries.

A physical assessment is conducted to determine which treatment is most suitable for your condition.

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SPORTS INJURIES

Sprains and strains are some of the most common injuries seen among athletes.

This is generally due to the high intrinsic demands we put on our bodies to compete. External factors also influence these types of injures such as; Being tackled, Uneven playing surface, Landing poorly.

A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments are tissues that connect bones at a joint. Falling, twisting, or getting hit can all cause a sprain. Ankle, Knee and Wrist Sprains are very common.

A strain is a stretched or torn muscle or tendon. Tendons are tissues that connect muscle to bone. Twisting or pulling these tissues can cause a strain. Strains can happen suddenly or develop over time. Back and hamstring muscle strains are extremely common.

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8 REASONS TO CHOOSE ELITE MYOTHERAPY

  • We are the largest Myotherapy business in Melbourne with over 20 years clinical experience. Our fully systemised approach to your health care ensures we identify and treat your pain quickly.

  • Our rigorous selection of Myotherapists ensures our team are tertiary qualified, first aid trained and all members of Myotherapy Association Australia, the industry association. This ensures you are being treated by an industry leading practitioner.

  • Our Myotherapists are industry leading clinicians due to our extensive in-house professional development program that ensures they experience monthly skill updates on current treatment developments and best clinical practices from not just within Australia, but from around the world.

  • Fully insured work practices so you have peace of mind of security and experience high standards of care.

  • Our unique “3 Treatment Guarantee” supports our strong commitment and focus on achieving results for you quickly. We guarantee if we cant solve your problem with three sessions – we will refer you on!

  • We educate you on the cause of your pain or injury, so you can be empowered to continue self-treatment at home. We believe in order to get the best results possible – we want you to be involved in your recovery through corrective exercises.

  • We talk the technical lingo with your health care providers so you don’t have to! We work collaboratively with other health care professionals to ensure you benefit from a holistic approach to your treatment(s).

  • We are trusted to treat the top sporting teams and athletes worldwide and have experience with AFL and NRL football clubs, top 10 ranked tennis players, Australian Ballet performers, Olympic athletes, Commonwealth Games athletes and many more….

A Message From Our Founder

Welcome to Elite Myotherapy.

I am the proud Founder and General Manager of this very unique and highly experienced 20-year-old business that specialises in restoring people’s lives through identifying and correcting the source of pain in a non-intrusive manner.

My background is in Myotherapy and I have lectured at RMIT University,Victoria University and The Australian College of Sports Therapy.

I was Vice President and Professional Development coordinator on the board of Myotherapy Association ( IRMA) for over 10 years and took a lead role coordinating the professional development program for members. My passion is health, vitality and empowering others to be at their best.

I have worked as part of the medical team for the Sydney and Athens Olympic Teams, coordinated the Myotherapy and Massage department for the Melbourne Commonwealth Games as well as travelled internationally for 8 years with the top 100 International women’s tennis players (WTA) and continue to work at the Australian Open Tennis tournament and with the Australian Institute of sport and National Tennis Academy’s tennis program.

With this experience, I personally hand select my team from the most experienced Myotherapists in the country who have also worked at elite athlete level. We have developed a unique system that enables quick identification of a body’s dysfunction and its effective correction.

With friendly advice, our passionate team will efficiently take on your health challenge, giving you peace of mind that your body is in great hands”

Samantha Rigby
General Manager – Elite Myotherapy