OUR SERVICES

 We achieve fast, effective pain relief by combining hands on techniques with world class movement therapy techniques. We are a family friendly clinic with experience working with everyone from elite athletes to retirees with overuse injuries from looking after the grandkids.

Clinical Myotherapy

Targeted pain relief. A combination of hands on tools such as dry needling and trigger point therapy combined with world class movement therapy and easy to understand pain education. If your problem is related to joint, muscle or nerve, Myotherapy can help!

Rehab Exercise

A big part of feeling better is strengthening beyond your aggravating movement or activity. We use a combination of Pilates & strength training to balance your body to stop the pain returning over and over again. This can be done at home or with us.

Remedial Massage

We find some of our customers just need a really good loosen up, that’s why we offer Remedial Massage alongside our Myotherapy and Rehab Exercise consultations. Great for general muscle tension, pre or post sport and for stress relief.

Online Physio

Telehealth Consultations

We love helping people all over Australia with Telehealth or Online Consultations. We can help reduce pain and restriction, help you get back to an activity you love or check your desk, pillow or seating set up. We offer ongoing support to help keep you on track.

Our tool kit

The great thing about MyoThrive is the amount of tools we have in our tool kit. We can also take you beyond the initial healing phase all the way through to enhancing how you feel and perform. This also means if you’re not sure what appointment type to book, rest assured we will keep in mind all of our tools and skills to help you best.

What’s in our toolkit?

Dry Needling

Dry needling works very quickly on the nervous system to stop the pain and contraction cycle. If there’s an area in spasm it’s one of our go to methods to help calm down your pain so you can start moving better.

Hands on Therapy

As Myotherapists our forte was traditionally being hands on with therapy. We haven’t lost our touch here at MyoThrive however we do use less hands on methods as we know so many things that work better both in the treatment room and in the research. We use trigger point therapy, pain and injury massage and mobilistaion  of joints and muscles to increase blood flow, calm your pain complaint and help you to move better.

Myofascial Cupping

Cupping is fantastic for releasing tight fascia that prevents the muscle from being able to relax properly. Fascia encases the muscles and is connected all over the body. Latest research shows it has more of a connection with the nervous system than the muscle so we want to make sure it’s in tip top shape. A key way to know if your fascia is a problem? Is the pain sharp when you press on an area versus dull? We predominently use active cupping where we slide the cup or move your body part. This works much better for fascia than the traditional method of sitting the cups until the big bruises show up. We also use plastic cups with no fire, so it’s very safe.

Movement Therapy

Here at MyoThrive we all have extra training in movement therapy and we do fortnightly training sessions together where we get to learn from each other on stuff we’ve recently learnt or great results where getting from a particular method. We use the McKenzie Method and Mulligan Methods quite a bit for releasing pain related to the protective mechansisms that occur with pain. We have found time and time again that this is a quick and effective method at resolving pain and once we find the right movement and dose you can continue to treat yourself! We also love mobilistaion techniques and Clinical Pilates movements to free stuck areas and get you moving properly again!

Rehab Exercise

So many people now associate the word “exercise” with negative images of someone slogging it out on a tredmil or lifting weights that are too heavy. Here at MyoThrive the word “exercise” has a much more holistic meaning. Basically we want you to be stronger than your pain but we also work with a lot of busy people so we are going to keep it really targeted on exactly what you need to get better the quickest possible way. If you love the gym and sport we can absolutely adapt your program to assist in this way but if you don’t have time to do 10 exercises a day, lets keep it simple and test what you need to do to improve first!

our Team

Our team of Clinical Myotherapists all have extra training both in house and formally to quickly restore movement and reduce pain followed by a focus on prevention for long lasting results. Understanding your pain and learning simple ways of relieving your pain yourself is a big part of this.

Melbourne Myotherapist

Alana Shaw

Alana enjoys helping office workers, young mums and recreational exercisers. Alana is a seasoned Myotherapist having started her career as a Massage Therapist and worked her way into Myotherapy and Pilates over time.

Sarah Hall

Sarah loves helping everyone from athletic kids, young mums and retirees to help them feel great and continue to enjoy spending time with family, run around after kids and grandkids and continue sport or activities they love.

Dwan Rosairo

Dwan enjoys helping elite and recreational gym goers, active mums and people with scoliosis. She believes with the right treatment and right movement therapy any body can safely move to be fit and healthy! Dwan is also available online.

After quick, long lasting pain relief?

We know it sounds too good to be true but we have researched the best techniques to use to get you out of pain quickly then help you understand how to keep it that way for long lasting results. We’d love to chat about how we can help you. Book your free consultation below or to book a full consult clicking here or call 1300 696 848.

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From Our Customers

See what our customers have to say about or ability to help them achieve a pain free state and get back to doing what they love!

“amazing job at fixing my various aches and pains from my past life of gymnastics! Very highly recommended.”

Caity - Ex Gymnist

“experience and in-depth understanding of how to manage a body has successfully carried me through injuries and the most stubborn niggles.”Andrew – Dancer / Pilates Instructor

“my qualitiy of life has improved by my no longer being in pain. I do not hesitate to recommend her to anyone who has any muscular skeletal issues.”

Norman - Martial Arts Instructor

“I am fit as I am able to exercise more, my posture has improved greatly and as an added bonus I have lost 12 kg.”

Helen - Office Worker

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