James Hird has had his fair share of highlights and challenges in his life. At the peak of his AFL career James Hird won a Brownlow medal and an AFL premiership as the captain of the Essendon Football club.

He has also experienced the most incredible lows in his life. From being at the center of the Essendon FC supplements saga in 2012, to his battles with depression.

James Hird discusses openly with Elite Myotherapy founder and director Samantha Rigby his challenges in life and the strategies he has used to overcome these obstacles.

What is Myotherapy?

Myotherapy incorporates the strategies or remedial massage, dry needling, cupping and corrective exercise to assist athletes (and weekend warriors!) to improve sporting performance.