Clinical Myotherapy

Keywords: Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Dry Needling

The word Myotherapy is derived from the Greek 'Myo', meaning 'muscle'. A Clinical Myotherapist is a multi-skilled physical therapist whose treatment focus is on the preventative, corrective and rehabilitative phases of muscle therapy. The goal is to maintain and achieve normal integrity of the body's soft tissue structures (muscles, ligaments and tendons of the body). When the muscles in our body become knotted, soft tissue and joint mobility may become affected, which can lead to problems in other areas of the body. These may be referred to as trigger points. They can be caused by sports injury, accidents, poor posture, your workplace ergonomics, disease and emotional stress. Left untreated they can cause stiffness or soreness in joints and muscles, severe headaches, back pain or chronic diffuse pain throughout the body. Myotherapists detect and deactivate these trigger points and apply treatments that reduce and eliminate soreness or nagging referral of pain, and aid in helping you to recover. They may also use dry needling & cupping, soft tissue manipulation, joint mobilisation, thermal therapies such as heat and cold, as well as myofacial stretching.

Keywords: Clinical Pilates, Dry Needling, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy

Other products and services from BACKBONE WELLNESS CLINIC



Chiropractic care takes a holistic approach, by putting an emphasis on the person as a whole, and includes advice about nutrition and exercise, wellness and healthy lifestyle modifications.



Physiotherapy is a form of manual therapy used to aid in the recovery and rehabilitation from injury and help in


Remedial Massage

Massage therapists will usually work with you to provide relief from pain and stiffness, whilst increasing the range of motion.


Chiropractic Services

We encourage you to make an appointment to discuss your health goals with one of our friendly chiropractors. A program