The Elite Myotherapy Story
Samantha Rigby (nee Couzin Wood) founded Elite Myotherapy back in 1996. Elite Myotherapy is a 100% Australian owned company.
After touring the world as a Myotherapist treating some of the worlds top sporting athletes Samantha developed a unique treatment philosophy that focuses on the whole body and was able to restore people’s lives through identifying and correcting the source of pain in a non-intrusive manner.
Samantha’s career mission became refining the discipline of Myotherapy. She has lectured at RMIT University, Victoria University and The Australian College of Sports Therapy.
Samantha served as Vice President and Professional Development coordinator on the board of the Myotherapy Association Australia for over 10 years and took a lead role coordinating the professional development program for members. Her passion is health, vitality and empowering others to be at their best.
Samantha has also 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 traveled internationally for 8 years with the top 100 International women’s tennis players (WTA) and continues 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, Samantha personally hand selects her talented team from the most experienced Myotherapists in the country who have also worked at elite athlete level. Samantha has been able to developed a unique system that enables quick identification of a body’s dysfunction and its effective correction.
With friendly advice, our passionate team take on our clients health challenge, giving them peace of mind that their body is in great hands.