1046 Howitt Street Wendouree
03 5335 3200

Myotherapy

Allied Health Care for the Ballarat Region

Our trained Myotherapists use a wide range of evidence based treatment approaches and skill to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement caused by muscle or myofascia dysfunction.

Myofascia are the thin, fibrous sheets of tissue that surround and separate muscles. The philosophy of myotherapy is founded on Western medical principles including anatomy, physiology and biomechanics. The Myotherapists at Lake Health Group work closely with the Allied Health team to get the best outcomes for you.

You don’t need to be in pain to visit a Myotherapist. Our skilled therapists can use a range of techniques including:

  • Massage, including sports and remedial techniques
  • Gently moving the patient’s affected body part through its range of     motion (passive stretching)
  • Hot or cold therapy
  • Trigger point therapy (acupressure)
  • Myofascial dry needling.
  • Myofascial cupping

Myotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of concerns including:

  • Neck/Shoulder Pain
  • Back Pain and/or other Back Problems
  • Improving functioning, and for injury Prevention,
  • Headaches or Migraines
  • Stress and Tension Reduction
  • Sports Injury Management and Rehabilitation
  • Arthritis
  • Other Acute Injury or Pain Condition

GROUP EXERCISE & GYM

Lake Health Group have ceased group exercise classes as of Thursday 6th August in line with government legislative requirements relating to Stage 3 COVID19  restrictions in regional Victoria.

Closure of the gym and Pilates area as well as cessation of groups is for a minimum of 6 weeks at this stage and relates to small exercise groups as well as the GLAD arthritis program.

For people in group classes please arrange for a one on one appointment with Josh or Jamie for them to construct a home program. For those currently doing GLAD with Lachie or Jasper this can continue but only in a 1 on 1 consultation basis.

We apologise for any inconvenience but your safety and that of all our clients and staff at Lake Health Group is our highest priority. We will continue to update you on the status of the gym and groups via social media, our website and our newsletter.

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If you are showing flu like symptoms including:

Sore throat

Cough

Fever

Shortness of breath

OR have travelled overseas and/or been in close contact with someone who is a confirmed coronavirus case within the last two weeks.

Please do not come into the clinic and call 5335 3200 to cancel your appointment.

This is extremely important for the health of all clients and staff.

We thank you for your patience at this time.

Updated 2nd  July 2020