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What Is Myotherapy?

Myotherapy is the assessment, treatment and management of musculoskeletal dysfuction that can result from improper posture, trauma, overuse or incorrect biomechanics. Pain complaints can arise from different structures of the body such as muscle, tendons, ligaments or fascia.

Using palpation skills a myotherapist can assist to treat and prevent soft tissue pain which can cause a deep aching sensation, reduced mobility and strength, stiffness or numbness in the body.


Myotherapists treat the primary cause of the problem, as well as the symptoms of a wide range of conditions. Examples include the following:

  • Neck & backpain
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Sciatica
  • Chronic Overuse (RSI)
  • Tennis/Golfers elbow
  • Joint pain
  • Numbness and tingling
  • General tightness, muscle spasm
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Knee and ankle pain
  • Trochanteric Bursitis/Hip pain
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Elbow & wrist pain
  • Piriformis Sydrome
  • Pre and post natal conditions e.g. pelvic instability, back pain

Myotherapy is a very “hands on” therapy and employ various techniques in the management of your condition. Following the initial examination the therapist will outline a health plan and depending on your injury will utilise a number of modalities such as: trigger point therapy, dry needling, deep tissue massage, hot and cold therapies, passive/active muscle stretching, electro-mechanical stimulation and corrective or rehabilitative exercises.

Our Myotherapist

Mari Flores, Remedial Massage Therapist

Mari Flores

Mari has a thriving interest in helping people reach their health and healing goals. Using a holistic approach to her work, Mari fully attends to each clients' needs, beautifully interweaving clear presence with practised skill. Whether you desire a fix or relief on long term injuries and trauma or prenatal treatments, she is able to meet your needs.

Mari was educated in the United States, Philippines and Australia. Having more than 5 years combined experience - both in Australia and Overseas - Mari is skilled in treating long term/chronic conditions such as Frozen Shoulder, Bursitis, Sciatica, Tennis/Golf Elbow and other Repetitive Use injuries, Plantar Fasciitis, Fibromyalgia, Myositis , Muscle cramps, Rotator Cuff injury , Tendinitis, to name a few. Her Passion is not only focused on treating nerve and muscle issues, but also in educating her patients in the corrective and preventive ways to avoid further injuries. She is passionate about achieving the best results for her patients so they can return to work, sport and everyday life.

In her spare time Mari loves cycling and boxing. Some of her interests are playing instruments and singing. She looks forward to meeting you and helping you achieve your health goals.

Arrange a myotherapy session today, call us on 03 9589 0076
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