Myotherapy is the methodological assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and other associated conditions. Professional skills and numerous evidence-based approaches to treatment are put to use in combination with manual therapy to alleviate muscular pain and debilitation.
Pain, injuries and even chronic musculoskeletal concerns can either be prevented or treated with regular myotherapy treatments. Myotherapy has an array of treatment options which include trigger point treatment, dry needling, joint mobilization, cupping, stretching, exercise, pain management, and rehabilitation programs.
Remedial Massage is a complementary treatment that treats knotted, tense and immobile muscles. It employs various manipulative massage techniques to get rid of muscle tension and provide relaxation. Remedial massage therapists mostly work with their bare hands with a few massage oils.
It is often said that massage is not just a luxury but a way to a healthier and happier life. It calms the mind and heals the spirit for taking time out to relax and renew is essential to living well. More specifically, below are some of the benefits of myotherapy and remedial massage.
Relief From Stress
Several studies continue to prove that massage therapy lowers stress hormone cortisol levels while increasing levels of happy, feel-good hormones dopamine and serotonin thereby preventing the onset of both anxiety and depression.
Improved Quality of Sleep
Stress, anxiety, aches, and pains cause difficulty in either falling or staying asleep. People generally admit to having a deep and uninterrupted sleep the night after a good massage.
Chronic pain can critically drain you of energy while depriving you of sleep and good concentration resulting in decreased productivity. Counter these with rejuvenating massage therapy, and with the concomitant stress relief, attain mental clarity and awareness.
Corrects Your Posture
Neck and shoulder pains ultimately lead to back pain and poor posture; myotherapy & remedial massage Melbourne treatments are tailored to each individual patient, assessing your problem areas to administer the appropriate treatment. Remedial massage can lengthen contracted muscles to improve postural alignment by balancing out the body.
Decreased Muscle Pain and Stiffness
Tight muscular trigger points causing pain and stiffness are released and deactivated by massage therapy techniques and dry needling. Especially designed stretches can lengthen tight muscles and restore their natural state.
Better Range of Movement
The joints are enveloped by muscles and their tendon attachments. Muscle tightness will therefore certainly restrict full joint movement. Having the muscles relax will lift the pressure off the joints, eliminate friction and the associated swelling and pain.
Improved Levels of Immunity
Definite positive biological effects are noted in the immune system after even just a single massage therapy session. The increase in circulation and lymphatic drainage also contribute to the body’s healing abilities resulting in a healthier physique.
Myotherapy and remedial massage have been proven effective in treating a wide range of signs and symptoms associated with various conditions. Both may be availed of to prevent or treat numerous physical and psychological concerns. Book for one now and feel good as new.