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

5 Day Lockdown

As per our most recent lockdown, allied health services (Physiotherapy and Podiatry) are deemed essential and as such the clinic will be open for essential clinical care.

There will be no clinical pilates, GLAD, exercise therapy, myotherapy or massage during this lockdown. We will seek to re-schedule any existing appointments.

What does this mean for you?
- If you have a Physio or Podiatry appointment in the next 5 days, your therapist will work with you to determine if the appointment would fall into the defined essential category.
- You ARE ALLOWED to travel more than 5km for medical appointments, please use your text message reminder as proof if required.

We welcome all clients except those who have visited the listed COVID exposure sites as per the current government legislation and COVID safe requirements.

If you have any queries or concerns please contact our friendly administration team on 5335 3200.