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Myotherapy is a service offered by Progressive Chiropractic Berwick to relieve stress and improve back, neck, hip, and joint pain and the overall well-being of our patients. Our treatments also aid in the pain management of chronic ailments such as fibromyalgia. 

What is Myotherapy and what does a Myotherapist do?

Myotherapy is an advanced form of remedial massage therapy used to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement. Myotherapists are trained to perform a thorough assessment to help treat and manage an extended number of musculoskeletal conditions.

What can Myotherapists help with?

Our Berwick myotherapists offer a natural, non-invasive physical therapy used to assist patients in the treatment and management of soft tissue pain.

A literature review conducted by The Institute of Registered Myotherapists of Australia in 2013 concluded that remedial massage may help:

  • improve chronic back pain
  • reduce stress and anxiety
  • increase quality of life and positive well being
  • reduce delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS)
  • assist with pain management of fibromyalgia when combined with other treatments

People will also commonly seek the help of a myotherapist or remedial therapist if they are suffering from problems such as:

According to the Institute of Registered Myotherapists of Australia, evidence has emerged over the last decade which suggests that the treatment of painful trigger points may help improve muscle contractions and optimize muscular movement.

What techniques do our Berwick Myotherapists use?

At Progressive Chiropractic Berwick our highly trained and experienced myotherapists use a vast variety of techniques to achieve therapeutic results. These include:

Come and experience what myotherapy at Progressive Chiropractic Berwick can do for you.


Research link

Field T, Hernandez-Reif M, Diego M, Schanberg S, Kuhn C. Cortisol decreases and serotonin and dopamine increase following massage therapy. Int J Neurosci. 2005 Oct;115(10):1397-413. doi: 10.1080/00207450590956459. PMID: 16162447

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